MFI News

Info MFI News News related directly or indirectly to MindFreedom International. His gift to the world: Daniel Mackler releases all his documentary films free online! For seven years, Daniel Mackler has traversed the globe producing his fantastic documentary films about alternatives to mainstream psychiatry. Until now, they have only been available on DVD, now you…

MFI News

Info MFI News News related directly or indirectly to MindFreedom International. How to Screen Yourself for Normality for Free! You can take this free and easy self-test for normality wherever you are. It’s one more step to screening the whole world for normality. Read More… How to Screen Yourself for Normality for Free! You can…

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Info MFI News News related directly or indirectly to MindFreedom International. MindFreedom International has hired Ronald Bassman, Psychiatric Survivor and Licensed Psychologist to be its Executive Director MindFreedom International has hired Ronald Bassman to be its Executive Director. Bassman is a psychiatric survivor and licensed psychologist who lives in Boulder, Colorado. He has been a…

Global News

Info Global News A People’s Centre for Treatment, Health and Therapy: Founding Meeting of the Maitland Ubuntu Centre for Treatment MindFreedom South Africa launched a new project in the summer of 2007, at the founding meeting of the Maitland Ubuntu Centre for Treatment: Alternatives in Mental Health and Psychrights Advocacy. The Ubuntu Centre was conceived…

Global News

Info Global News From Psychiatric Inmate to Honorary Doctor: Peter Lehmann receives Honorary Doctorate Long-time MindFreedom member and activist Peter Lehmann has been given an honorary doctor for his decades of work to win human rights and alternatives in the mental health field. [Update 29 Oct. 2010] Read More… New Featured Products in the Mad…

Global News

Info Global News World Mental Health Day 2015 – “Dignity in Mental Health” Mindfreedom Ghana and other advocates participated in the Street March in Cape Coast Central Region, Ghana as part of their activities to mark World Mental Health Day 2015. Read More… Notes from the 2014 Creative Revolution Conference Special thanks to Celia Brown…

USA News

Info USA News Forced Outpatient Psychiatric Drugging *STOPPED* in New Mexico… So Far! Finally, Something to Celebrate! New Mexico’s Senate adjourned without passing an involuntary outpatient commitment law. Read More… More media articles about fraud in psychiatric drug ads Wall St. Journal, United Press International, WebMD and Time Magazine Pacific all cover the story that…

USA News

Info USA News Bill would challenge psychiatric abuse of youth in residential treatment Bazelon Center has issued an alert about a bill in the USA congress to do something about human rights abuses rampant in residential programs for teens diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities. Bazelon Center is a Sponsor Group in MindFreedom International. Read More… Congressional…

USA News

Info USA News The Huffington Post Carries Attack on Alternatives 2010 Mental Health Conference Live from Alternatives 2010 in Anaheim, California: MindFreedom director David Oaks says more than 1,000 mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors have registered, and there’s lots of great news. But rather than cover this news, The Huffington Post is once more…

USA News

Info USA News Paula J. Caplan and the “DSM 9” call upon the APA to stop the harm of psychiatric diagnosis Paula J. Caplan, dissident psychologist and human rights activist, is working with a group of psychiatric survivors and allies to officially call upon the American Psychiatric Association [APA] to stop the harm that often…