Evolution of the Antipsychiatry Movement Into Mental Health Consumerism

Info Document Actions Print this The American Psychiatric Association published this essay in one of their official journals, Psychiatric Services, and it twists the history of the psychiatric survivor human rights movement and MindFreedom International, resulting in a torrent of letters. Evolution of the Antipsychiatry Movement Into Mental Health Consumerism Date Published: Jun 01, 2006…

Losing the Mind: David Oaks and Others in the ‘Mad Pride’ Movement Believe Drugs Are Being Overused in Treating Mental Illness, and They Want the Abuse to Stop.

Info Document Actions Print this The LA Times profiles MindFreedom International and director David Oaks. Losing the Mind: David Oaks and Others in the ‘Mad Pride’ Movement Believe Drugs Are Being Overused in Treating Mental Illness, and They Want the Abuse to Stop. Date Published: Oct 26, 2003 01:00 AM Author: David Davis Source: Los…

“Freeing Your Mind”

Info Document Actions Print this Utne magazine May/June 2006 issue had this full page about MindFreedom International’s work for human rights in psychiatry as part of a cover story theme called “Mind Games: When Brain Scientists Play with Our Heads.” “Freeing Your Mind” Date Published: May 01, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Keith Goetzman, Senior Editor…

Forced Drugging

Info Document Actions Print this This article in a Michigan’s newspaper on forced outpatient psychiatric drugging quotes MindFreedom member Gabe Hadd — who escaped psychiatric drugging via an underground railroad — and MindFreedom director David Oaks. Forced Drugging Date Published: Mar 01, 2006 01:00 AM Author: Scott Davis Source: The Saginaw News; Saginaw, Michigan, USA…

Humor vs. Mental Health Screening in Eugene, Oregon

Info A short news article about using humor to challenge plans by President Bush to make “mental health screening” common throughout the USA for adults and children. _Eugene Weekly_ Eugene, Oregon, USA 29 September 2005 Northwest of Normality The Eugene-based nonprofit MindFreedom International will be screening people at the Eugene Celebration for “normality.” The street…

Still Crazy After All These Years

Info This cover story in the San Diego Reader about the late dissident psychiatrist and MindFreedom board member Loren Mosher and his Soteria experiment also quotes David Oaks, MindFreedom director. Dissident psychiatrist Loren Mosher 9 January 2003 by Jeannette De Wyze Sometime in the next few months, the Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases will…

Drug-free treatment promoter

Info Document Actions Print this A New Jersey, USA newspaper column spotlights MindFreedom International’s Choice in Mental Health Care Campaign, especially the need for alternatives to psychiatric drugs. Drug-free treatment promoter Date Published: May 23, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Tom Davis, Record Columnist Source: New Jersey _The Record_ David Oaks has a simple philosophy about…