Oregon Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Statewide Gathering

Info Free state-wide gathering of Oregon mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors will be sponsored by Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition (OCSC), preceding the national Alternatives conference. What Gathering When Oct 10, 2012 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Where Portland, Oregon Contact Name David Oaks Contact Phone 541-345-9106 Attendees All are welcome (please pre-register). Add event…

Peaceful Protest of E. Fuller Torrey at Heritage Foundation

Info Occupy Psychiatry – a project of PsychRights and MindFreedom International – are holding a protest of E. Fuller Torrey’s appearance at the Heritage Foundation. Dr. Torrey is widely considered one of the main proponents of increasing the number of Americans on forced psychiatric drugs. What Protest When Jul 18, 2012 from 11:30 AM to…

Brain shrinkage seen in those taking antipsychotic medications

Info Document Actions Print this The well-respected Los Angeles Times ran an article about a scientific study indicating that taking neuroleptic psychiatric drugs – also known as ‘antipychotics’ – may shrink the brain. Brain shrinkage seen in those taking antipsychotic medications Date Published: Feb 07, 2011 12:00 AM Author: Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Source:…

The Mental Patients Liberation Alliance Hosts 32nd Annual Bastille Day Protest About “Psychiatric Oppression”

The Mental Patients Liberation Alliance Hosts 32nd Annual Bastille Day Protest About “Psychiatric Oppression” On Bastille Day 2012 weekend, The Mental Patients Liberation Alliance (“The Alliance”) will be hold several actions to “celebrate the human spirit and break the silence about psychiatric oppression.” what when Jul 13, 2012 12:00 PM to Jul 15, 2012 12:00 PM…

Celebrate “Nobility of Weirdness” with Dr. Carl Hammerschlag and MindFreedom

Info Celebrate “Nobility of Weirdness” with Dr. Carl Hammerschlag and MindFreedom Dr. Carl Hammerschlag, a psychiatrist deeply concerned about changing the current mental health system, speaks with MindFreedom International at the Oregon Country Fair 2011. To view this content the following requirements must be fulfilled: Adobe Flash Player version 9,0,28,0 or later must be installed;…

Cindi Fisher Protests Electroshock at Kaiser

Info Cindi Fisher is shown protesting directly in front of Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center, about electroshock. Cindi is with the group MOMS, and is the mother of a psychiatric survivor. This protest was organized by Deborah Schwartzkopff, who is a survivor of multiple electroshocks (electroconvulsive therapy or ECT) in Oregon private psychiatric institutions. Deborah led…

Group protests electroshock at Kaiser Sunnyside

Info Group protest that supported Deborah Schwartzkopff, who is a survivor of multiple electroshocks (electroconvulsive therapy or ECT) in Oregon private psychiatric institutions. She led a peaceful protest on Wednesday, 27 June 2012, in front of her shock facility, 12 miles south of Portland in Clackamas, Oregon. Click to view full-size image… — Size: 2.5…

Photographs from the Protest of Electroshock Organized by Deborah Schwartzkopff

Info Photographs from the Protest of Electroshock Organized by Deborah Schwartzkopff Deborah Schwartzkopff is an electroshock survivor, and she organized a successful protest on 28 June 2012 of the procedure in Clackamas, Oregon. Here are some of the photos. Group protests electroshock at Kaiser Sunnyside Group protest that supported Deborah Schwartzkopff, who is a survivor…