Historic PsychOUT Event Promotes Activist Unity, Protests Electroshock

Info [Updated 5 June 2010] Survivors of psychiatric human rights violations and their allies from more than five countries gathered for three days — from 7 to 9 May 2010 — in Toronto Canada for a conference and protest dedicated to “Organized Resistance Against Psychiatry.” Here is brief coverage including a photo essay by David…

Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault (CAPA) is an MFI Sponsor based in Toronto, Canada.

Info Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault (CAPA) is an MFI Sponsor based in Toronto, Canada. CAPA meets and protests in Toronto, Canada against assault by the mental health system. CAPA was a central group in the launch of the historic PsychOUT conference in May 2010. News About the PsychOUT Conference in Toronto, Canada in May 2010…

Mental health hospitalizations up for troops

Info Document Actions Print this The number of hospitalizations of USA troops for psychiatric reasons has been climbing for years, and now exceeds any other cause. Mental health hospitalizations up for troops Date Published: May 14, 2010 12:00 AM Author: Gregg Zoroya – USA Today Source: Army Times Original article: http://www.armytimes.com/news/2010/05/gns_mental_health_051410/ WASHINGTON — Mental health…

David Oaks and Joseph Brean held a dialogue (sort of) about the PsychOUT coverage

Info Here you can read a longer analysis by David Oaks of the Joseph Brean biased coverage of the PsychOUT conference. Brean then responded by an e-mail to Bonnie Burstow, which is included at the BOTTOM, along with inserted replies from MFI. Updated: 13 June 2010. Statements by David Oaks, below, represent MindFreedom International, but…