Mother Jones exposes psychiatric drug screening

Info This excellent investigation about drug company influence on “mental health screening” shows that some kids are getting drugs over the wishes of their own parents. Aliah was “screened” at school and then forced to take psychiatric drugs over her parents’ wishes. Mother Jones May/June 2005 When state mental health officials fall under theinfluence of…

Still Crazy After All These Years

Info This cover story in the San Diego Reader about the late dissident psychiatrist and MindFreedom board member Loren Mosher and his Soteria experiment also quotes David Oaks, MindFreedom director. Dissident psychiatrist Loren Mosher 9 January 2003 by Jeannette De Wyze Sometime in the next few months, the Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases will…

Investigation of Napa State Hospital

Date Published: Jun 27, 2006 01:00 AM Author: Assistant General Northern District of California Source: Government of California June 27, 2005 to: The Honorable Arnold Schwarzenegger Governor of CaliforniaState Capitol Building Sacramento, CA 95814 Re: Napa State Hospital, Napa, California Dear Governor Schwarzenegger: On January 6, 2004, we notified then-Governor Gray Davis ofour intent to investigate conditions…

Drug-free treatment promoter

Info Document Actions Print this A New Jersey, USA newspaper column spotlights MindFreedom International’s Choice in Mental Health Care Campaign, especially the need for alternatives to psychiatric drugs. Drug-free treatment promoter Date Published: May 23, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Tom Davis, Record Columnist Source: New Jersey _The Record_ David Oaks has a simple philosophy about…

Alternative Healing: How to navigate the psychiatric system if you’re caught, and how to present yourself as “normal.”

Info Document Actions Print this An anonymous psychologist wrote this article about how to avoid and escape psychiatric oppression if you find yourself caught up in it. Calling himself “Dr. Deceptively ‘Normal,’” this mental health professional is a longtime MindFreedom member who has worked at psychiatric institutions and in mental health settings for years. His…

David W Oaks

Info Document Actions Print this Personal Stories David W Oaks “Through a Haldol haze I meticulously printed out the legal letter and filed it. I found out later that the authorities reacted by contacting my parents, asking them to either commit me, seek guardianship, dissaude me, etc. My mother told them, ‘If our David wants…