Radio Host Has Drug Company Ties

Info Document Actions Print this The New York Times covers the firing of Fred Goodwin and his program The Infinite Mind from National Public Radio because of Dr. Goodwin’s cover-up of psychiatric drug company pay offs. Radio Host Has Drug Company Ties Date Published: Nov 22, 2008 01:00 AM Author: Gardiner Harris Source: The New…

Forced Drugging Defense Package

Info The Forced Drugging Defense Package developed by the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights for the MindFreedom Shield program. You may download a free, non-certified PDF copy of the Forced Drugging Defense Package and a Microsoft Word version of the Forced Drugging Legal Pleadings so that attorneys can adapt them for local use, here: To…

Use of Antipsychotics in Children Is Criticized

Info Document Actions Print this This article in The New York Times details new efforts to regulate the prescribing of antipsychotic drugs (also known as “neuroleptics”) to children. Use of Antipsychotics in Children Is Criticized Date Published: Nov 18, 2008 01:00 AM Author: Gardiner Harris Source: New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/19/health/policy/19fda.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin WASHINGTON — Powerful antipsychotic medicines…

Ray Alert #3: Where Does Governor Pawlenty Stand on Involuntary Outpatient Electroshock in Minnesota?

Info 16 Nov: Media ought to ask, “What is Governor Pawlenty’s position on Involuntary Outpatient Electroshock (IOE)?” Ray gets a reprieve. [Update: Now read comments from people to the Governor.] Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota. Updates 18 November 2008 Click here to read some of the many comments to the…

Ray Alert #4: Ask Governor to Give Ray Sandford Reprieve From Forced Electroshock

Info 24 Nov: The next forced outpatient electroshock of Ray Sandford is scheduled for this Wednesday morning, 26 November 2008, the day before the USA holiday of Thanksgiving. Join an international campaign *NOW* to phone Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty today and tomorrow, before the shock: Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota.…

Ray Alert #5: Ray’s Next Forced Shock is Scheduled for International Human Rights Day, 10 December

Info The next scheduled involuntary outpatient electroshock of Ray Sandford of Minnesota is this coming Wednesday morning, 10 December 2008. By a horrible coincidence this is also International Human Rights Day. The United Nations is leading a global celebration of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Do…

Ray Alert #6: Ray Was Forcibly Electroshocked Again Today on International Human Rights Day, 10 December

Info Ray Sandford received another involuntary outpatient electroshock this morning, 10 December 2008. By a horrible coincidence today is also International Human Rights Day. The United Nations is leading a global celebration today of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient…

Ray Alert #7: National Public Radio Covers Forced Electroshock of Ray Sandford

Info NPR’s show “Day to Day” examines about the involuntary electroshock of Minnesota resident Ray Sandford, and MindFreedom’s campaign for his human rights. Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota. National Public Radio on Involuntary Electroshock You may listen to the 15 December 2008 nearly nine-minute NPR show online for free, click…

Ray Alert #8.1: What Would Jesus Do About Forced Electroshock?

Info Here is an open letter from MindFreedom International to the Lutheran Church [ELCA] about the involuntary outpatient electroshock of one of their agency’s clients, Ray Sandford. Ray has received another forced electroshock, this time on the morning of Christmas Eve, 24 December 2008. Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota.  [corrected…