Dialect – Bristol Cannabis Club & NORML-UK

Disused corridor in Barrow Gurney

plus Austerity causing mental illness

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Consultant psychotherapist and psychiatrist Ray Brown tells us how his work as an anaesthetist and the psychology of people under anaesthetic got him interested in the profession. He takes us through the and effect of the closure of Barrow Gurney mental hospital. Austerity causing mental illness and depression since blameless vulnerable people are being blamed and then deprived of food. Section 136 of the Mental health act leaving hundreds of mentally ill people in police cells but a new unit opening as a ‘place of safety’ at Southmead Hospital.

Pix of Barrow Mental Hospital, Barrow Gurney, Bristol

Duncan Bambridge brings us the first part of an talk by US Creation Scientist Kent Hovind who has been jailed for tax evasion in the US. Creation Science has just been banned from free schools and academies in the UK.

Bristol Cannabis Club has formed to campaign for a change in the law to decriminalise cannabis in Britain. We hear from Jo Moss and Alistair Burrell about medical complaints cannabis can help with, the myths, and some of the history of why it was made illegal in the first place.

email bristolcannabisclub@gmail.com


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Dialect Radio was Bristol’s first weekly internet radio show which was originally webcast in 2002. It broadcasts a mixture of local human interest stories along with analysis of community issues from right to housing to radical history.

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