Leah Harris on Madness Radio: Survivor Spoken Word

Leah HarrisThe latest show on Madness Radio

Leah Harris was orphaned after both parents were diagnosed with schizophrenia and died from medication toxicity. Today she is a leading voice in survivor activism, and her powerful spoken word poetry, including “I Was A Teenage Mental Patient,” has been featured in publications including Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution, and DC Poets against the War: An Anthology. Leah is also the co-coordinator of the US Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry. Buy her new cd “Take Refuge” at the National Empowerment Center, listen on myspace, check out the USNUSP.

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More of Leah’s work on this blog here.

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