Oryx Cohen – Short Bio

Healing Voices: Oryx is a leader in the international consumer/survivor/ex-patient movement. Currently, he is the Director of the National Empowerment Center’s Technical Assistance Center. Oryx is co-founder, with Will Hall, of The Freedom Center, an empowerment and advocacy group.


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