Therapy Without Force: A Treatment Model for Severe Psychiatric Problems

Info Document Actions Print this This paper offers real-world examples of how therapists can avoid resorting to coercive interventions while attempting to respectfully help those in severe distress. (Author is responsible for content.) Therapy Without Force: A Treatment Model for Severe Psychiatric Problems Author: Daniel Mackler, LCSW Therapy Without Force:  A Treatment Model for Severe…

Portland Mental Health Examiner Runs Three-Part Interview with David Oaks about Oregon

Info Electroshock, Oregon, mental health, and MindFreedom are all topics of a three-part interview with MindFreedom director David Oaks that was run in the Portland Examiner, on 19 January 2010. Reporter Jenny Westberg, who covers mental health for Portland Examiner. Reporter Jenny Westberg interviewed MindFreedom director David Oaks about a wide range of subjects: Part…

Leah Harris

Info Leah Harris, a second generation psychiatric survivor, discovered MindFreedom in 2000 when she was 25 years old. Her first act in the mad movement was to tell her story of oppression and resistance, and to help edit stories for MindFreedom’s Oral History Project. Since then, she has been working in various ways to help…

MindFreedom’s Academic Alliance

Info MindFreedom International proudly lunched the MFI Academic Alliance in February 2010. The Alliance is designed as a resource to better link independent mental health activism with the world of academia by listing scholars and research groups who are working toward the empowerment and rights of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. It is also…