Fireweed Collective

Coming Off Psych Meds: A Harm Reduction Approach With Will Hall

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May 30 at 7 PM EST Learn practical tools for exploring reducing and withdrawing from psychiatric medications, including lithium, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, and SSRIs. Focus on minimizing risk and finding ways to live with madness and extreme states by navigating a labyrinth of support, wellness, dosage, and alternatives. A harm reduction approach is not pro- or … Continued

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Past Webinars

Trigueña: Race and Gender Beyond The Border. Presented By Marie Angel Venarsian.

March 28, 2021 @ 6:00PM — 8:00PM This webinar will offer a healing-based approach to examining the intersectionality between racial and gender colonization in Indigenous and Afro-centric communities in the American continent. We will look at how race and gender operate within the diasporas of the Americas using historical and socio-economic overviews. I will offer … Continued

This Capitalism is Killing Me: Ableism and Dispossession in Mad Times

April 25, 2021 @ 6:00PM — 8:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Presented by Elliott Fukui, Fireweed Collective member Join us for a discussion on the role of capitalism in emotional crises, and why mad folks should be on the frontlines and in solidarity with anti-capitalist movements This webinar will have simultaneous Spanish and ASL … Continued

Coping with Physical and Psychiatric Disabilities: A strengths- and empowerment-based approach. Presented By Rebel Sidney Black

January 31, 2021 @ 6:00PM — 8:00PM This webinaris an opportunity to learn about the tools I use–from pacing myself to social change work, and from honoring my ancestors to quilting–when coping with mental health challenges and chronic pain. I will talk about DBT skills as well as practices that I have developed myself and … Continued

Organizing Through The Pain: Young, Black, And Disabled. Presented By Yoselin Saucedo

February 28, 2021 @ 6:00PM — 8:00PM Yoselin is a Queer, Afro-latina, disabled mother, activist, and student. In this webinar, Yoselin will share tools and strategies for organizing while disabled. She will share tips on how to get involved and how to take to the streets (literally and figuratively) while taking care of our minds … Continued

Trigueña: Race and Gender Beyond The Border. Presented By Marie Angel Venarsian.

March 28, 2021 @ 6:00PM — 8:00PM This webinar will offer a healing-based approach to examining the intersectionality between racial and gender colonization in Indigenous and Afro-centric communities in the American continent. We will look at how race and gender operate within the diasporas of the Americas using historical and socio-economic overviews. I will offer … Continued

Mad World: Psychiatry, Abolition, and New Horizons

Psychiatry and psych wards are tools of the police state. Join Elliott Fukui for a webinar about disability justice and abolition. In this current political moment, we need to raise awareness about the inner workings of the mental health system so that we do not replace one oppressive system with another.

Emotional First Aid Part 2

 So many of us want to show up for others who need support, but just don’t know what to do. This three part webinar will cover the basics of how to provide emotional first aid for someone you know and love, or even someone you just met. Building off of the content offered in Part … Continued