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The Torch – 05.08.18

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and The Torch is marking the month with mental health advocates Yael Baron, who is a mental health advocate and organizer of “Show Me How to Smile” an event designed to increase communication among people with mental health issues. Jorge Cruz is an artist and activist. We discuss mental health problems as the modern …

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INSIGHT – TECHNOLOGY LEVELS MUSEUMS, IS AMERICA READY FOR A DRAG QUEEN IDOL?, MARIAH’S MENTAL HEALTH , LABOR SHORTAGE MAY HAVE YOU GETTING YOUR HANDS DIRTY – 04.19.18

New York’s Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum unveiled its phenomenal and must experience multisensory exhibition, ‘The Senses: Design Beyond Vision’ and Michele Spitz, Philanthropist and Voice-Over Artist joins Mark to explain this cutting edge technology that includes her voice and donation which highlights how multisensory design can solve problems and enhance life for everyone by amplifying their ability to receive …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 04.18.18

My guest is Chuck Knapp, MA, cofounder of Windhorse Integrative Mental Health in Boulder, Colorado.  He and his group bring kindness, thoughtfulness, and a rich background of experience to helping people otherwise labelled “chronic” by contemporary institutions.  Windhorse is one of the best-kept secrets in the field for people and their families who have suffered in the prevailing mental health system.   While not …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 04.12.18

I open this show with a manifesto:  That the actions of people helping people can and should lie outside the conventional designations of psychiatrist, psychologist, or even counselor and therapist, and these activities should not be subjected to government control and licensing.  I believe that humans and humanity have survived throughout our evolution with helping relationships, including helping each other with all kinds and …

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INSIGHT – SURVIVOR CYCLES TO ERADICATE SUICIDE, CAMP THAT MENDS HEARTS, MICK-DADDY AGAIN, VISIONARY HELEN KELLER STUDENTS – 03.09.18

Josh Quigley intentionally drove his car 80 mph into a concrete barrier in an attempt to end his life.  Without barely a scratch – Josh miraculously survived his suicide attempt and realized he is greater and stronger then his depression and vowed to change his health and how society perceives mental illness.  So Josh devised a plan to cycle an …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 03.07.18

Replay From 04.20.16 Kelly Brogan MD is a shining star of a psychiatrist!  You will want to know her!   Coming through the establishment, she broke free to treat patients the way she would want to be treated, and from there, to a deeper understanding of life from the menace of the psychopharmaceutical ideology to the worth of what we both …

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INSIGHT – COMMON CORE QUESTIONED, DISABLED GERBER BABY FOR INCLUSION, THE NEW ROCKET MAN, SUPER BOWL CHAMPS WITH DECORUM – 02.08.18

Author and Fordham Political Science Professor, Nicholas Tampio joins Mark to discuss his new eye-opening book COMMON CORE: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy (Johns Hopkins University Press).  Tampio supports his stand with hard evidence and telling details about standards, homework, tests, legislation, policies, and the people affected: parents, teachers, and kids.  Tanpio muses how teachers are trained to teach for …

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Let’s Create A Better World – 01.31.18

Luanne Pennesi, was our guest on this show. She is the coordinator of the Gary Null health retreats, health counselor and all around speaker on alternative health and lifestyle. The show started with Luanne speaking about how effective and complete the retreats are on various issues on alternative health and lifestyle. Luanne discussed the importance of staying on top of …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 01.24.18

My guest, journalist MK Mendoza, provides one of the most heartfelt, original and important hours I have experienced on the air.  One year after her father’s death, she speaks out in public for the first time about what it is like to be a family member of someone labelled mentally ill who was then destroyed by psychiatric treatment.  From the age of …