Getting Through Hard Times Together and Nurturing the Revolution: A Peek at MindFreedom Affiliates Around the World

The Importance of Fighting for Our Rights Last week, we were devastated to learn that the co-founder of MindFreedom, Janet Foner, died unexpectedly. Her unfailing support for our mission right up to last week sustained our organization for thirty years. You are encouraged to share your memories HERE, the site of a tribute by Lauren…

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 long-time activist fighting for the rights of persons diagnosed with mental illnesses and for alternatives to the mainstream standard of care in mental health.   FOR IMMEDIATE…

Voices for Choices Webinar: Organizing for Alternatives to Forced Psychiatric Treatment

Since many mental health ‘experts’ are calling for the government to expand forced drugging and shock, our need to organize has never been more important! With generous support from the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care, MindFreedom International is hosting a webinar entitled: “Voices for Choices: Organizing for Alternatives to Forced Psychiatric Treatment”. “Voices…

Canada Fights Back: Spotlight on Institutional Psychiatry

Lawyers acknowledge psychiatry as a torturous means of social control! Survivors and allies relieved someone finally noticed! Our neighbors to the North are fighting back against institutionalized psychiatry! Read this incredible newsletter and forward to a friend! http://mycanadianshield.ca/spotlight/spotlight-on-institutional-psychiatry.pdf “Staff have absolute control over where you go, what you wear, what and when you eat, when…