MindFreedom Media Coverage

Info A few of the mainstream and alternative media that have mentioned or covered MindFreedom International. DISCLAIMER: MFI lists articles for non-commercial public education, author is responsible for content; forwarding in no way implies endorsement of all or part. Still Crazy After All These Years This cover story in the San Diego Reader about the…

MindFreedom Media Coverage

Info A few of the mainstream and alternative media that have mentioned or covered MindFreedom International. DISCLAIMER: MFI lists articles for non-commercial public education, author is responsible for content; forwarding in no way implies endorsement of all or part. Mary Maddock, founder of MindFreedom Ireland, profiled The Irish Sunday World, on 17 July 2011, profiled…

MindFreedom Media Coverage

Info A few of the mainstream and alternative media that have mentioned or covered MindFreedom International. DISCLAIMER: MFI lists articles for non-commercial public education, author is responsible for content; forwarding in no way implies endorsement of all or part. Mary Maddock, founder of MindFreedom Ireland, profiled The Irish Sunday World, on 17 July 2011, profiled…

MindFreedom Media Coverage

Info A few of the mainstream and alternative media that have mentioned or covered MindFreedom International. DISCLAIMER: MFI lists articles for non-commercial public education, author is responsible for content; forwarding in no way implies endorsement of all or part. Coalition seeks mental health consumer ‘voice’ for Oregonians One of the main publications for the mental…

“Antipsychiatry” and “Consumerism”: Perspectives and Definitions

Info Document Actions Print this Professor Robert Emerick, who as studied the mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor movement for years, enters the debate with the pages of the American Psychiatric Association’s journal, Psychiatric Services. This is the third issue in six months covering controversies about the history and politics of our movement. “Antipsychiatry” and “Consumerism”: Perspectives…

American Psychiatric Association vs. MindFreedom International

Info The psychiatric profession is debating the psychiatric survivors movement. June 2006 Psychiatric Services Cover October 2006 Over a six month period in three issues, an officialmagazine of the American Psychiatric Association called Psychiatric Serivces held a heated debateand analysis about the politics and history of the psychiatric survivors movement. June 2006: The original essay…

American Psychiatric Association vs. MindFreedom International

Info The psychiatric profession is debating the psychiatric survivors movement. June 2006 Psychiatric Services Cover October 2006 Over a six month period in three issues, an officialmagazine of the American Psychiatric Association called Psychiatric Serivces held a heated debateand analysis about the politics and history of the psychiatric survivors movement. June 2006: The original essay…

New Antipsychotic Drugs Criticized: Federal Study Finds No Benefit Over Older, Cheaper Drug

Info Document Actions Print this A front page Washington Post article about a federal study that “challenges widespread assumptions” about one of psychiatry’s most frequently-used drugs quotes David Oaks, MindFreedom International director. A MindFreedom analysis follows. New Antipsychotic Drugs Criticized: Federal Study Finds No Benefit Over Older, Cheaper Drug Date Published: Sep 20, 2005 01:00…

Donations tie drug firms and nonprofits

Info Document Actions Print this This Philadelphia Inquirer probe uncovers hidden money ties between psychiatric drug manufacturers and nonprofit mental health groups such as NAMI and CHADD that promote these drugs. The journalist quotes MindFreedom director David Oaks: “… the entire paradigm is owned by the drug companies, and … the hazards of the drugs,…

Letters to editor in response to essay, “The Evolution of the Consumer Movement”

Info Document Actions Print this The American Psychiatric Association published a heated back-and-forth debate in the August 2006 issue of their _Psychiatric Services_ journal because of the June essay. The debate mentions MindFreedom International a number of times. The American Psychiatric Association published ten letters, including several by MindFreedom members, board and staff. Nine were…