Oregon Ted Governor vs. state-wide voice of mental health consumers

Info Oregon Ted Governor vs. state-wide voice of mental health consumers Information about how Oreegon’s Governor Ted Kulongoski has — for more than six years — refused to grant any resources for the state-wide voice of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. Ever since January 2002, the Governor’s first month in office, he has continued…

News from MindFreedom South Africa

Info News from MindFreedom South Africa Document Actions Print this Here’s some of the news, from latest to oldest, from MindFreedom South Africa. mf-south-africa-news-items News Release: Cape Town Declaration Signed at Robben Island Gateway (Published: Apr 05, 2008 07:26 PM) MindFreedom South Africa issued this news release in March 2008. The Sun City Hypothesis –…

Expert or Shill?

Info Document Actions Print this The New York Times editorial board weighs in on the corruption in the psychiatric industry exposed by recent USA Congressional investigations. Expert or Shill? Date Published: Nov 30, 2008 01:00 AM Author: Editorial Source: The New York Times original article: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/30/opinion/30sun2.html The New York Times – Editorial More evidence has…

WHO’s Mental Health Director Calls MindFreedom’s work “remarkable, fair.”

Info The head of the UN’s World Health Organization’s mental health department from 1999 to 2010 was psychiatrist Dr. Benedetto Saraceno in Geneva, Switzerland. In that position, Dr. Saraceno issued a statement about WHO’s work with MindFreedom International and MFI executive director David W. Oaks. Dr. Saraceno’s support has continued in his next position as…

Research Center Tied to Drug Company

Info Document Actions Print this Further reports from The New York Times about how a Congressional investigation revealed that psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Biederman misused the name of his institution — Harvard — to fraudulently promote the massive use of the psychiatric drgus known as neuroleptics or antipsychotics. Research Center Tied to Drug Company Date Published:…

Against his will: Minnesota man fights court-ordered electroshock treatments

Info Document Actions Print this Against his will: Minnesota man fights court-ordered electroshock treatments Date Published: Nov 18, 2008 01:00 AM Author: Jennifer Martin-Romme Source: Zenith City Weekly original article: http://www.zenithcitynews.com/main/art20081118_1.htm “Can you help me?” Those were almost the first words I heard from Samuel (not his real name). “I’m getting shock treatments,” he said.…