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RRBC Rave Waves Interviews Dr. Pruchno

RRBC (Rave Reviews Book Club) Rave Waves Spotlight Honors on Blog Talk Radio interviewed Dr. Rachel Pruchno about her memoir, Surrounded By Madness. Click play below to listen:

RRBC 08.20.2015     

Link to the interview page: Click here

Book Review published in CASW

The book review1 of Surrounded By Madness by Dr. Mary Sormanti, from Columbia University’s School of Social Work, has been published in Child and Adolescent Social Work (CASW), a peer-reviewed academic journal. The author praises Dr. Pruchno for her effort in breaking the silence and reducing stigma of mental illness.

Click here to read the review!

1. Sormanti, M. (2015). Book Review of Surrounded by Madness: A Memoir of Mental Illness and Family Secrets. Child and Adolescent Social Work.

LIVE! With Kay Interview: Update

On March 11, Dr. Pruchno joined Kay Adams at LIVE! With Kay for an update interview to talk about what has happened since the publication of her memoir, Surrounded by Madness.

Click the Play button below to listen to the interview!

LIVE! With Kay 2015.03.11     

LIVE! With Kay is a program of the Journalverse, a learning community for journal writers and facilitators.

Kean University Talk 4/7/15

Hosted by School of Psychology, Dr. Pruchno will be speaking about her memoir at Kean Ocean (Toms River campus of Kean University).

Time / Date: 10:00AM-11:00AM / April 7, 2015
Exact location TBD
Dr. Janine Martins-Shannon
732-255-0400 Ext: 7410

Loyola University Maryland Talk 3/12/15

Hosted by Active Minds, Dr. Pruchno will be speaking about her memoir at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland.

Time / Date: 6:30PM-7:30PM / March 12, 2015
4501 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210
Emily Covais (Student President of Active Minds at Loyola)

Columbia University Talk 2/11/15

As part of the Clinical and Community Grand Rounds, Dr. Pruchno was at Columbia University in New York, NY to talk about her memoir.

Title: “Surrounded by Madness: A Memoir of Mental Illness and Family Secrets”
Time / Date: 12:15PM-1:45PM / February 11, 2015
Columbia School of Social Work
1255 Amsterdam Avenue
Room CO3
New York, NY 10027
Contact Person: Dr. Mary Sormanti 212-851-2249

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