Mad in America: Trauma and Mental Health in Social Movements
In this interview with Emaline Friedman, Jan discusses her background in anti-psychiatry and other social movements and her experience liaising between theory and praxis in feminist movements, Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and #MeToo.
You can listen or read the transcript here.
Not Your Final Girl : Shrinking 2020
Jan joins hosts Candace Sluder and Ariel Dyer to discuss discussing "the horrors of the body, the bonds that form family, and stuff that looks like buttholes in Sea Fever and Relic — both 2020 movies with female directors."
KBOO - OLD MOLE VARIETY HOUR
In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. Denise Morris talks with Jan Haaken, who recently published a book on politics and PTSD, and they take up a little-known history of Timothy Leary’s use of psilocybin in prison settings.
Jan Haaken talks with psychologist Emaline Friedman about the 2020 documentary, “The Social Dilemma”, a film directed by Jeff Orlowski that tells a story of the manipulative forces behind social media and how they are rewiring our brains.