A talk with Judi Chamberlin: Facing death, a plea for the dignity of psychiatric patients

Date Published: Mar 21, 2009 08:00 PM Author: Carey Goldberg Source: The Boston Globe By Carey Goldberg For original article, please click here. “NOTHING ABOUT US Without Us.” That is the motto of a grass-roots movement that has carried various names over the last generation, but has always revolved around asingle principle: self-determination for people diagnosed with mental illness. Call them psychiatric patients or consumers or survivors, they are fighting together to gain more control over their treatment, and…

Ray Sandford Forced Electroshock Video

Info Ray Sandford Forced Electroshock Video This five-minute video by IndyMedia of Minnesota shows Ray Sandford, his mom, and a mental health advocate speak out against Ray’s ongoing, involuntary, outpatient electroshock (also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT). To view this content the following requirements must be fulfilled: Adobe Flash Player version 9,0,28,0 or later…

Plans for peaceful protests: May Day For Ray!

Info by David W. Oaks — last modified Mar 12, 2009 10:24 AM Filed Under: electroshock In early May, MindFreedom’s board member Al Galves, Phd and director David Oaks are flying into Minneapolis/St. Paul to attend peaceful protests, strategy sessions and rallies to support Ray Sandford. by David W. Oaks, Director, MindFreedom Ray calls the…

Kate Waterbury: 12/18/1942 to 2/18/2009

Info Kate Waterbury: 12/18/1942 to 2/18/2009 Kate Waterbury was a long-time supporter of MindFreedom International, and a friend of MFI director, David Oaks. Kate supported wholistic and empowering care not only in the mental health system, and in health care in general. Kate Waterbury commemoration flier You may download a PDF file of a two-page…