Russia: Activist Sent To Psychiatric Unit After Exposing Health Facilities

Info Document Actions Print this An early article by RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty with basic info about lock-up of journalist/activist Larisa Arap in a Russian psychiatric institution. Russia: Activist Sent To Psychiatric Unit After Exposing Health Facilities Date Published: Aug 02, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Chloe Arnold Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty MOSCOW,August 2, 2007 (RFE/RL) — An opposition activist has…

Russia: Is Coercive Psychology Staging A Comeback?

Info Document Actions Print this An article by RadioFree Europe/RadioLiberty about Russian journalist Larisa Arap who is receiving involuntary psychiatric drugging in a Russian psychiatric institution. Russia: Is Coercive Psychology Staging A Comeback? Date Published: Aug 17, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Svetlana Volskaya and Olga Vakhonicheva Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty (RFE/RL) — It has been more than…

The story of Mad Pride 2007 Events

Your brief background and ‘frequently asked questions’ about Mad Pride events in 2007, from the MindFreedom Mad Pride Chair, Krista Erickson. For news reports, photo, video and a directory of known Mad Pride 2007 events from Africa to Canada… click here. Background on Mad Pride ’07 by Krista Erickson, chair, MFI Mad Pride Chair A…

Help wanted in MFI office

Office worker paid part time position is open in MindFreedom’s Eugene, Oregon, USA office. MindFreedom International HELP WANTED OFFICE WORKER for human rights activist nonprofit MindFreedom International in downtown Eugene. Part-time. Paid position. Not your “normal” job! Required: Macintosh-friendly, computer proficiency, one year paid office experience, detail-oriented, hard working, superb communication skills, positive attitude, long-term…

Mad Minutes One

Info Mad Minutes One The First Mad Minutes. Want to sumbit your own Mad Minutes? Get a friend to interview you asking three simple questions. What Have You Survived? What Would You Have Rather Experienced? And then your name, location and say “Mad Pride!”. To view this content the following requirements must be fulfilled: Adobe…

Toronto Psychiatric Survivor Day

In Toronto, Canada, 29 September 2007 is celebrated as Psychiatric Survivor Pride Day by the Mad Pride Toronto Organizing Committee. Here is their ‘save the date’ announcement. what Social Event when Sep 29, 2007 from 02:00 PM to 07:00 PM where Toronto, Canada contact name Ruth Ruth contact phone 416-516-4740 attendees All are welcome. add event to calendar…

MindFreedom Retreat “Insanely Supportive”

Info Chaya Grossberg, a MindFreedom 2007 conference/retreat participant from the Freedom Center, describes her experience. The great thing about this conference/retreat was that it WAS a retreat. The weather was perfect and for me, it was a semi-utopia. Freedom Center presented at 2 workshops: Coming off psych meds and Resisting Corporate Psychaitry. Both were very…