Get organized and give freedom a voice in your area!
The MFI Support Coalition is alive and growing! Here you will find information, links, and resources about MindFreedom Sponsor and Affiliate groups. Find out about grassroots activities, discover how you can join by having your group join as a Sponsor or starting your own MindFreedom Affiliate.
The problems facing human rights in mental health care worldwide. At the same time, some of the greatest opportunities to make a difference are found at home in the communities we belong to and know best. We encourage you to join our cause and learn more!
MFI Executive Director:
"For decades the MFI Support Coalition has offered many of us the opportunity to learn and connect with others of similar values. Alone, there are severe limitations of what we can do. But by joining with others, we can make genuine progress."
Find a Sponsor or Affiliate. Find a group near you and get involved.
Apply to be a Sponsor organization or Affiliate. Email your interest: firstname.lastname@example.org. We can make the movement stronger when our groups work together in unity.
Support Coalition: Launch Resources. A basic guide of introductory information that addresses the Support Coalition’s organizational structure, eligibility, and how to get started. It is encouraged that both prospective Sponsor and Affiliate groups, as well as current groups, review this information periodically.
Mental Health & Disability Access on College Campuses
Roadblocks in Student Journeys: Mental Health & Disability Access on College Campuses By Madison Eldridge & Maria Rose, Interns for MindFreedom International & Aciu! Institute In our early teen years, we both began experiencing challenges in our mental health. Family histories and harsh lived experiences left us both with mood-related challenges, a perceived lack of…
MindFreedom Support Coalition Public Webinar: This Monday
All welcome to pre-register! Happy Mad Pride Month! You are invited to a free, public webinar on Zoom about MindFreedom International’s (MFI) Support Coalition: THIS Monday, 25 July 2022 12:30 pm Pacific 1:30 pm Mountain 2:30 pm Central 3:30 pm Eastern 8:30 pm UK 9:30 pm CET (19:30 GMT, or find your local time here)…
My Visit to MindFreedom’s Psychiatric Survivor Archives
Psychiatric Survivors Archives of MindFreedom International: “Fostering a Culture of Empowerment in Mental Health Care” By Maria L. Rose, Intern for MindFreedom International & Aciu! Institute On June 27, 2022, I had the opportunity to visit Oregon Health & Science University’s (OHSU) newest exhibit in Portland featuring dozens of artifacts from the history of MindFreedom…
Teens Need Access to Mental Health Alternatives
As a teenager, I hear the term “mental health” a lot. My peers and I definitely talk about our mental well-being more openly than people did in the past 50 years. It is for good reason that we do this—young people today are under a lot of stress with the pandemic, competitive job market, and the threat of global climate change constantly looming.
Board Member Vesper Moore Visits White House
Vesper Moore, our newest Board Member of MindFredeom International, recently visited the White House for the new confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.
‘Creating an Anti-Racism Framework in the Psychiatric Survivors Movement’ a webinar hosted by MindFreedom on September 18, is now available for viewing.
On September 18, MindFreedom International hosted a special online training for all MFI members and affiliates.