Public Announcement

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MindFreedom International Support Coalition Webinar:

THIS Monday, March 28, 2022

You are invited to a free, public webinar about MindFreedom International’s (MFI) Support Coalition.

MindFreedom International is one of the main independent nonprofits winning human rights & humane alternatives in mental health. Since 1990, MFI has built a Support Coalition of Affiliates & Sponsors for this mission. Contacts from several groups meet every few months, and you are very welcome!

Issues will include: Human rights “Shield” participation and development, Follow-up to building Peer Support/Soteria Respite, Non-police intervention, Guardianship issues, How to join MFI’s Support Coalition.

Start of the meeting in several Time Zones on Monday, March 28, 2022:

  • 3:30 pm EDT US
  • 2:30 pm CDT US
  • 1:30 pm MDT US
  • 12:30 pm PDT US
  • 20:30 CET (Germany/Netherlands)
  • 19:30 UTC

This coalition has been absolutely crucial to MFI’s vision of a nonviolent revolution in mental health. These meetings are an opportunity to explore ways that we can support each other in order to continue our collective work.

The meeting will be for 1.5 hours, but if participants wish, it can go longer. We will record this webinar so we can reach more supporters.

Invited panelists so far include: Ron Bassman (MFI Executive Director), Celia Brown (MFI Board President), Jim Gottstein, Emma Heath-Engel, Michael Hlebechuk, Gabriel Jenkins, Rachel Levy, Kiana Nadonza, David Oaks, Chrissy Peirsol, Sarah Smith, Larry Taylor, Francesca Thompson.

Members of the public can register free to watch and ask questions by using this link:

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For more information about MFI’s Support Coalition, visit:

We all find it rewarding to be connected to so many like-minded people during these very unusual times, for such an important mission. More than ever, we really need each other. Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions. Thanks!