Minnesota patient wants right to refuse electroshocks

Info Document Actions Print this The Associated Press covered MindFreedom’s protests about Ray Sandford’s ongoing, involuntary, outpatient electroshock. Unfortunately, the AP quotes four “experts” — a psychiatrist, guardian, psychology professor and ethicist — who refuse to criticize Ray’s forced electroshock. MindFreedom offered AP plenty of experts who would speak against Ray’s forced electroshock, but AP…

“Listening to Madness: Why some mentally ill patients are rejecting their medication and making the case for ‘mad pride.'”

Info Document Actions Print this Longtime mental health human rights activist and MindFreedom member Will Hall was recently the subject of an article about MAD PRIDE in Newsweek magazine. “Listening to Madness: Why some mentally ill patients are rejecting their medication and making the case for ‘mad pride.’” Date Published: May 02, 2009 10:00 AM…

Satveer S. Chaudhary is Ray’s elected State Senator

MindFreedom contacted Ray’s state and federal elected officials, including Satveer S. Chaudhary, to ask about Ray’s campaign against his ongoing involuntary electroshock, also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. At first the jury was out about Sen. Chaudhary’s position. The jury is back: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary refused to issue a statement and refused to…