Global Campaign Committee

Up one level Unite so that the voice of psychiatric survivors, including from developing nations, may be heard globally! all 17 items in this folder are selected. clear selection  title  size  modified  state Global Campaign News  Global Campaign News 8.3 kB Dec 09, 2013 08:33 PM Published News about the MFI Global Campaign Committee  News about…

Past Events

Events which have already happened.  UK Television Production Company Seeks Mad Pride Stories A Channel 4 TV company is developing a show about Mad Pride and is looking for stories.  PRAWI Education Day on Human Rights & Alternatives in Mental Health PRAWI of New Zealand is a sponsor group in MindFreedom International. Director Anna de…

MFI News

News related directly or indirectly to MindFreedom International. Victory for John Kelly! Forced Electroshock Stopped… So Far Apparently because of many complaints, the forced electroshock of John Kelly in Rockland Psychiatric Center has been prevented. Attorney Aaron Frishberg had issued an alert on 30 July 2007 alert about his client John Kelly facing more forced…

MindFreedom Oregon News Zone

Info MindFreedom Oregon News Zone This web folder of news about a nonviolent revolution in Oregon’s mental health system is sponsored by MindFreedom Oregon, a state-wide affiliate uniting Oregonians for human rights and alternatives in the mental health system.   Oregon Consumer Survivor Coalition Representatives from several groups of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors…

The NY Times exposes multiple psychiatric drugging of kids.

Info On 23 November 2006 The New York Times ran a major article questioning the way young people in the USA are frequently prescribed a “chemical cocktail” of prescribed psychiatric drugs. MFI NEWS ANALYSIS 23 November 2006 – MindFreedom International The NY Times has published a significant investigation of the use of “polypharmacy” on children…

Proof is Scant on Psychiatric Drug Mix for Young

Info Document Actions Print this The New York Times reveals the frequent and controversial practice of prescribing multiple psychiatric drugs for young people in the USA, a practice sometimes known as “chemical cocktails” or “polypharmacy.” Proof is Scant on Psychiatric Drug Mix for Young Date Published: Nov 23, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Gardiner Harris Source:…

Psychiatric Institutionalization

Info Psychiatric Institutionalization Stories and information challenging the use of coerced lock-ups in psychiatric institutions. Psychiatric Abuse of Walter Vetsch MindFreedom member Walter Vetsch has chronicled his ordeals as a college student in the 1960’s who was tortured by psychiatrists for seven years after the university psychiatrist said he was “schizophrenic” and ordered his commitment.…

NARPA

Info NARPA National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy is the founding organization that launched MindFreedom International’s coalition. National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy NARPA helped found MindFreedom International and has a conference each year on advocacy and the law to help people in the mental health system. NARPA 2006 Conference The Baltimore, Maryland…