Mary Ann Ebert – New York State Activist

Info Mary Ann Ebert of Mental Patients Liberation Alliance of Syracuse helped found MindFreedom International’s Support Coalition and provided early technical assistance to get it off the ground. Mary Ann has worked for decades to support human rights and alternatives of people in the mental health system. (Photo by Tom Olin.) Click to view full-size…

Kris Yates

Info Kris experienced forced electroshock while locked up in a psychiatric institution in India. Kris became an MFI leader, and is shown here at a Highlander strategy conference. A powerful story teller from a poor Appalachian background, Kris obtained her master’s degree and became accredited as a family counselor in California. Her practice specializes in…

Jay Mahler

Info Jay is a survivor of forced electroshock who spent ten years in the mental health system. He is now a widely respected leader in California, where he founded Mental Health Consumer Concerns and the California Network of Mental Health Clients. Jay is pictured here at a MindFreedom strategy conference at Highlander. (Photo by Tom…

News about the MFI Global Campaign Committee

Info Learn about the people and plans in the MFI Global Campaign Committee as they support the voice of psychiatric survivors globally. Celia Brown, president of MFI, and Janet Amegatcher, executive director MindFreedom Ghana, were two of the delegates on the MindFreedom United Nations Team. Global activism for human rights in mental health Celia Brown…

MFI Campaigns

Info MFI Campaigns How you can participate in some of MFI’s Campaigns to win human rights and alternatives in the mental health system. I Got Better Every day people like you are defying the all-too-common message that recovery from mental and emotional distress is impossible. The I Got Better campaign will make research and stories…

MFI Campaigns

Info MFI Campaigns How you can participate in some of MFI’s Campaigns to win human rights and alternatives in the mental health system. I Got Better Every day people like you are defying the all-too-common message that recovery from mental and emotional distress is impossible. The I Got Better campaign will make research and stories…

MFI Campaigns

Info MFI Campaigns How you can participate in some of MFI’s Campaigns to win human rights and alternatives in the mental health system. I Got Better Every day people like you are defying the all-too-common message that recovery from mental and emotional distress is impossible. The I Got Better campaign will make research and stories…

Youth Campaign Committee

Info Youth Campaign Committee How you may participate in winning human rights and alternatives with the MindFreedom USA Campaign Committee, especially in support of voice and rights for youth, young adults, and new emerging leaders. Youth and Young Adults: Support via I Got Better Campaign The MindFreedom International I Got Better Campaign is especially oriented…

Matt Morrissey

Info Matt Morrissey is on the MFI Choice in Mental Health Campaign Committee. Matt directs the adult day program at Full Spectrum Progressive Mental Health, which is a nonprofit center in San Francisco that offers voluntary programs for adults and adolescents in severe emotional distress. Full Spectrum is a Sponsor Group in MFI. Matt is…