Joseph Carson Hikes to Raise Funds for MindFreedom

A longtime MindFreedom activist plans a hike through the wilderness to support MindFreedom. Help us win human rights in mental health this spring by pledging today! Joseph Carson This June, longtime human rights activist Joseph Carson is hiking to raise funds for MindFreedom International. Please show your support for a non-violent revolution in the mental…

Dr. Sanne Magnan is Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Dr. Sanne Magnan, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) ought to issue a public statement of opposition to the use of involuntary electroshock on dozens of Minnesota citizens wasting scarce taxpayer funding. [posted May 2009] Name: Dr. Sanne Magnan, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) City/State: Office is in St. Paul, Minnesota. Connection to Ray’s…

MindFreedom Scientific Advisory Board

Info NEWS RELEASE: Al Galves, PhD, author, psychologist, and board member on MindFreedom International, is coordinator of the MindFreedom Scientific Advisory Board. Al Galves, PhD, author and psychologist, is coordinating the MindFreedom Scientific Advisory Board. Al is shown here addressing a protest in front of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, 17 May 2009. Updated:…

MindFreedom Scientific Advisory Board

Info NEWS RELEASE: Al Galves, PhD, author, psychologist, and board member on MindFreedom International, is coordinator of the MindFreedom Scientific Advisory Board. Al Galves, PhD, author and psychologist, is coordinating the MindFreedom Scientific Advisory Board. Al is shown here addressing a protest in front of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, 17 May 2009. Updated:…

“Minnesota mental health patient Ray Sandford forced into electro-shock therapy”

Info Document Actions Print this This article, from the Minneapolis newspaper City Pages, details the ongoing forced outpatient ECT of Ray Sandford. “Minnesota mental health patient Ray Sandford forced into electro-shock therapy” Date Published: May 20, 2009 12:00 AM Author: Matt Snyders Source: City Pages For the original article, please click here. To view an…

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…