Pattan State Hospital Death

Felicia’s son was murdered at this facility and she wants everyone to know and gave us permission to post it on the website “MindFreedom” Pattan State Hospital Death Local News Posted: Friday, 03 November 2006 3:06PMPatient Arrested in Beating Death at Pattan State Hospital  San Bernardino (AP)  — A mental patient at a troubled state hospital has…

Public Memorial For “Naked Guy”

Another young man who tested the system and became a victim of “schizophrenia” label. Public Memorial For “Naked Guy” Date Published: Nov 10, 2006 11:00 PM Author: Linda Goldston Source: Mercury News Posted on Fri, Nov. 10, 2006 Public memorial services set for ‘The Naked Guy’ By Linda Goldston Mercury News A public memorial service for Andrew…

Toronto, Canada reports about the Mad Pride 2006 events.

Info Mad Pride 2006 was a great success in Toronto, Canada this year as ruth ruth from Friendly Spike Theater, an MFI Sponsor Group, gives a “live report.” Friendly Spike Theater of Toronto, Canada is a Sponsor Group of MFI. MAD PRIDE brings us together! by ruth ruth – friendlyspike@globalserve.net     September 21, 2006 4:33:14…

MindFreedom Ireland testifies about psychiatric drugs to Irish government.

Info A report from MindFreedom Ireland about giving official testimony at a hearing by the Irish Parliament about psychiatric drug hazards and efficacy.   MindFreedom Ireland speaks out! O’Mahoney, Miller, Maddock from MindFreedom Ireland Testify Before the Irish Parliament from Nuria O’Mahony nuriaomahony@eircom.net Three of our group members testified before the Irish Parliament subcommittee on…

MindFreedom Ireland testifies about psychiatric drugs to Irish government.

Info A report from MindFreedom Ireland about giving official testimony at a hearing by the Irish Parliament about psychiatric drug hazards and efficacy.   MindFreedom Ireland speaks out! O’Mahoney, Miller, Maddock from MindFreedom Ireland Testify Before the Irish Parliament from Nuria O’Mahony nuriaomahony@eircom.net Three of our group members testified before the Irish Parliament subcommittee on…

Mad Arts Artist Wins Half Million Dollars

Info A New York City-based artist who works on transforming abandoned psychiatric institutions into memorials with art (such as Northampton State Hospital in Massachusetts) won a MacArthur “Genius Award” of $500,000. Anna Schuleit, artist from Chronicle of Philanthropy – 19 September 2006 MacArthur Foundation Names Recipients of ‘Genius Awards’ By Marty Michaels The John D.…

Arts

Info Arts Role of art, music, dance, writing, theater in challenging psychiatric human rights violation and in assisting in the emergence of emotional and mental well being and recovery. Mad arts news, announcements A few links, news items, announcements related to the ‘mad arts.’ Mad Poetry Poetry cannot be silenced by psychiatric oppression. Here are…

A Rush to Medicate Young Minds

Info Document Actions Print this A psychiatrist and author questions the massive increase in psychiatric drugging of young people in this guest column in the influential Washington Post. A Rush to Medicate Young Minds Date Published: Oct 08, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Elizabeth J. Roberts Source: Washington Post, page B07 I have been treating, educating…