Category - Cortland Pfeffer and Irwin Ozborne

Cortland Pfeffer founded Taking The Mask Off in 2014 to help shine a light on the mental health industry (as well as other areas of our society that are shrouded in deceit and misinformation). Sharing insider perspectives and real life stories that have been gathered over 20 years in the field, Cortland is a psychiatric Registered Nurse who was himself once a patient in psychiatric hospitals, jails, and treatment centers. He now wishes to share his experiences with others.

Cortland’s partner Irwin Ozborne is an avid historian, a survivor of childhood abuse and torture over a period of 13 years, and a recovered alcoholic. As a mental health practitioner, today Irwin practices holistic care and incorporates eastern philosophy into his work with clients.

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Drug Addiction: A For-Profit Epidemic

By Cortland Pfeffer & Irwin Ozborne Contributing writers for Wake Up World The drug epidemic is not an addiction problem, it is a humanity problem. “Few medical schools or residency...

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What If We Are The “Bad Guys”?

By Irwin Ozborne Contributing writer for Wake Up World “We were told to just shoot people, and the Officers would take care of us” – Iraqi War Veteran Abeer Qassim al-Janabi...

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