Janet Foner

Info Document Actions Print this Personal Stories Janet Foner “My children were not born until a few years after I was in the hospital, so they did not know about it until I told them. My younger son immediately started crying. He was outraged that anyone could have treated me like that. My older son…

Cindi Fisher, mother of psychiatric survivor

Info Cindi Fisher has fought for years for her son, who has experienced forced psychiatric drugging and other human rights violations in the State of Washington. She has even held protest fasts on her son’s behalf (see photo of Day One). Cindi says: “In the past, advocating for my 33-year-old psychiatric survivor son over the…

Journal Seeks Papers from Mental Health Consumers & Psychiatric Survivors

Info MindFreedom Members, Marcela Musgrove, Leticia Villarreal Sosa, and colleague Madalyn Marcus, are working on a special issue of The Journal of Participatory Medicine on Mental Health. They are seeking diverse perspectives from participatory research, opinion pieces, book reviews, writings by survivors/consumers, etc. The Journal of Participatory Medicine (JoPM) is looking for submissions from mental…

From Psychiatric Inmate to Honorary Doctor: Peter Lehmann receives Honorary Doctorate

Info Long-time MindFreedom member and activist Peter Lehmann has been given an honorary doctor for his decades of work to win human rights and alternatives in the mental health field. [Update 29 Oct. 2010]   Peter Lehmann awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree by the School of Psychology of the Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece, Faculty of…