Chris Busche, 29, forcibly drugged, kept isolated from advocate

Info Essex County Hospital Center in New Jersey is holding Chris Busche against his will, forcing him to take powerful psychiatric drugs, and refusing to allow an advocate to speak with staff. Chris has activated his MindFreedom Shield. [Update 12 March 2011] Essex County Hospital Center is forcing psychiatric drugs and refusing communication with a…

Elizabeth Ellis Back in Institution, At Risk of “Months” of “Maintenance” Forced Electroshock

Info Elizabeth Ellis, 67, is back in a psychiatric institution. Elizabeth had been living peacefully at home with her husband in Moorhead, Minnesota. Last month she stayed home rather than have another involuntary court-ordered outpatient electroshock. Two days ago, Minnesota mental health officials threatened to transport her to an institution for “months” of forced “maintenance”…

Court Orders Elizabeth Ellis to be Taken From Her Home for Refusing Forced Outpatient Electroshock

Info A judge has asked the Sheriff to pick up Elizabeth Ellis, 67, living peacefully at home with her husband in Moorhead, Minnesota, and bring her to a psychiatric institution. The main reason? Elizabeth refused to report last month for another involuntary court-ordered outpatient electroshock. Support a grassroots campaign to phone Minnesota’s new governor at…

Victory for Elizabeth Ellis: At Home, No Forced Electroshock Over Her Wishes!

Info “Thank you, thank you, MindFreedom!” says Elizabeth Ellis, 67, a retired Minnesota teacher, who won her main goals: She has returned home, free of forced electroshocks. After 13 involuntary court-ordered electroshocks, including one on an outpatient basis, MFI launched a campaign for Elizabeth, and she has won. Elizabeth K. Ellis, 67, of Moorhead, Minnesota:…

Ask Sen. Al Franken: Stop Elizabeth Ellis Forced Electroshock

Info Elizabeth Ellis, 67, a retired Minnesota teacher, has already had 13 involuntary court-ordered electroshocks this winter, including one on an outpatient basis. For saying “no,” she was locked up again. More forced shocks are planned. URGENT ACTION: Call Elizabeth’s elected officials, starting with Sen. Al Franken. Elizabeth K. Ellis, 67, of Moorhead, Minnesota: Forced…

Ask Sen. Al Franken: Stop Elizabeth Ellis Forced Electroshock

Info Elizabeth Ellis, 67, a retired Minnesota teacher, has already had 13 involuntary court-ordered electroshocks this winter, including one on an outpatient basis. For saying “no,” she was locked up again. More forced shocks are planned. URGENT ACTION: Call Elizabeth’s elected officials, starting with Sen. Al Franken. Elizabeth K. Ellis, 67, of Moorhead, Minnesota: Forced…

Victory for Elizabeth Ellis: At Home, No Forced Electroshock Over Her Wishes!

Info “Thank you, thank you, MindFreedom!” says Elizabeth Ellis, 67, a retired Minnesota teacher, who won her main goals: She has returned home, free of forced electroshocks. After 13 involuntary court-ordered electroshocks, including one on an outpatient basis, MFI launched a campaign for Elizabeth, and she has won. Elizabeth K. Ellis, 67, of Moorhead, Minnesota:…