“Freeing Your Mind”

Info Document Actions Print this Utne magazine May/June 2006 issue had this full page about MindFreedom International’s work for human rights in psychiatry as part of a cover story theme called “Mind Games: When Brain Scientists Play with Our Heads.” “Freeing Your Mind” Date Published: May 01, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Keith Goetzman, Senior Editor…

Forced Drugging

Info Document Actions Print this This article in a Michigan’s newspaper on forced outpatient psychiatric drugging quotes MindFreedom member Gabe Hadd — who escaped psychiatric drugging via an underground railroad — and MindFreedom director David Oaks. Forced Drugging Date Published: Mar 01, 2006 01:00 AM Author: Scott Davis Source: The Saginaw News; Saginaw, Michigan, USA…

Backstory: A pill they won’t swallow

Info Document Actions Print this Here’s an inspiring news article in the Christian Science Monitor’s Religion & Ethics section about medical students REFUSING to take drug company gifts for ethical reasons! Backstory: A pill they won’t swallow Date Published: Dec 28, 2005 01:00 AM Author: G. Jeffrey MacDonald, Correspondent Source: The Christian Science Monitor BOSTON…

World Health Organization (WHO) Exposes a Global Emergency of Human Rights Violations in the Mental Health System.

Info The World Health Organization announced they are dedicating International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2005 to all people diagnosed with mental disorders “and the all-too-prevalent violations of their basic human rights.” Benedetto Saraceno, MD, Director; Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse World Health Organization [photo credit: MindFreedom] To draw attention to this crisis…