Review: Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

Info Document Actions Print this In this review of journalist Robert Whitaker’s book exposing the psychiatric pharmaceutical industry, psychologist Bruce Levine mentions how MindFreedom International helped campaign to ‘re-confirm’ Whitaker as a keynote speaker at a federally-funded conference. Review: Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in…

Making a Killing

Info Document Actions Print this Those interested in an investigation by a journalist of psychiatric drug company research fraud are encouraged to obtain the Sept./Oct 2010 issue of Mother Jones and read the “Making a Killing” article here. Carl Elliott reveals how clinical trials and even whole universities are manipulated by the pharmaceutical industry. Making…

Update5: MindFreedom member Geetha Rathnamala now FREE, forced drugging over.

Info UPDATE5: A 31-year-old member of MindFreedom International – Geetha Rathnamala – was being held against her will in a Pittsburgh psychiatric institution, and involuntary psychiatric drugging had begun. Geetha is a registered MindFreedom Shield participant, and an alert was issued. Many members and allies helped expose the abuse going on inside the Western Psychiatric…

Robert Whitaker on Neuroleptic “Brain Damage” Debate

Info Document Actions Print this In the “climate crisis” controversy there are deniers, people who are putting out misinformation to cloud the debate about the greenhouse effect. The same thing is true in the debate about brain damage caused by the neuroleptic drugs, also known as antipsychotics. Some scientists, instead of warning the public about…

Opal Network Meeting in Lane County, Oregon

All who support the voice of mental health clients in Lane County, Oregon are invited to this quarterly meeting of the Opal Network coalition meeting. The topic this time: Non-Drug Alternatives in Mental Health. what Meeting when Aug 31, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM where Tykeson Room, Eugene Public Library, Oregon contact name David Oaks contact…