The Guinea Pigs’ Rebellion

Info Document Actions Print this The weekly newspaper in Portland, Oregon provided an overview about progress in uniting the national movement of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. The Guinea Pigs’ Rebellion Date Published: Sep 01, 1999 03:00 AM Author: CHRIS LYDGATE Source: Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon, USA The movement for the rights of mental…

July is Mad Pride Month

Filed Under: Conference MindFreedom director David Oaks wonders, “How do we build social change when resources are few, and yet the mental health system is so profitable?” A few days ago I returned from MindFreedom’s amazing and wonderful conference/retreat dedicated to promoting humane and creative alternatives to the conventional mental health system. Given our low…

Stop Forced Shock! Speak out at July 2007 public hearings in New York State!

Info You can speak out at four (4) public hearings in the next two weeks in New York State to oppose their practice of giving forced, involuntary electroshock over the expressed wishes of the subject!   Say No! New York State government is aggressively pursuing forced electroshock of its citizens.   MindFreedom New York Alert…

IAACM launched!

Info Martin Luther King, Jr. called for an “International Association for Advancement of Creative Maladjustment” more than 10 times in his speeches and writing. What Time Magazine dismissed as a “half joke,” Mad Pride has made into a reality! The IAACM was launched at a retreat at Wisdom House. 13 JULY 2007: MindFreedom and Mad…

2nd Meeting of Opal Network in Lane County, Oregon

A new alliance called the “Opal Network” has been launched in Lane County, Oregon to support the voice, empowerment and self-determination of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. All agencies involved with mental health, along with all interested mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors, are invited to this second meeting. what Meeting when Jul 31,…