A People’s Centre for Treatment, Health and Therapy: Founding Meeting of the Maitland Ubuntu Centre for Treatment

Info MindFreedom South Africa launched a new project in the summer of 2007, at the founding meeting of the Maitland Ubuntu Centre for Treatment: Alternatives in Mental Health and Psychrights Advocacy. The Ubuntu Centre was conceived as a means for helping to heal the racially-charged divisions of South Africa’s apartheid past, marked by suffering of…

An Interview with Martin J. Walker

Info Document Actions Print this “Dirty Medicine” author Martin Walker talks about the codex alimentarius, the profit-driven bias of ‘pharmascience’, the commissioning and planting of deceptive news stories, the character assassination of alternative practitioners and researchers, and the dark political practices of the pharmaceutical cartel. An Interview with Martin J. Walker Date Published: Jan 01,…

Dorothy Dundas

Info While institutionalized for three years as an adolescent in the 1960’s, MindFreedom member Dorothy Washburn Dundas was labeled a “schizophrenic” and forced to undergo 40 combined insulin coma-electroshock “treatments.” Dorothy says, “I experienced and witnessed many atrocities. I believe that luck, determination, and my own anger and one compassionate advocate were my best friends…

“Depression and mental disorders can be prevented and treated with simple healing foods”

Info Document Actions Print this More scientific evidence for the healing effects of good nutrition: A study has found that omega-3 fatty acids and foods high in uridine reduce the symptoms of depression as well as, or better than, three different antidepressant drugs. “Depression and mental disorders can be prevented and treated with simple healing…

Psychiatry residents often skip informed consent

Info Document Actions Print this An investigation into the practices of 108 psychiatry residents revealed an excessively passive approach to informed consent discussions with patients. Asked to participate in hypothetical clinical vignettes, only 3% of the students managed to provide responses that met the criteria for adequate informed consent. Psychiatry residents often skip informed consent…

“Psychiatric Drugs: An Assault on the Human Condition”

Info Document Actions Print this A Street Spirit interview with Robert Whitaker, who has investigated how the psychiatric drug industry is endangering the American public by covering up the untold cases of suffering, anguish and disease caused by the most widely prescribed antidepressants and antipsychotic medications. “Psychiatric Drugs: An Assault on the Human Condition” Date…

Alternative Medicine & Nutrition Links

Info Links to a variety of topics related to alternative medicine and nutrition. * The Health Benefits of Fasting, by Will Carroll * The Herbs Place, online store; site includes an article on how ‘laughter is the best medicine’ * Orthomolecular.org, ‘therapeutic medicine based upon biochemical individuality’ * Nutrition for beginners, from the Bipolar Blast…