MFI Free Web Radio: Ted Chabasinski & Laura Delano on Protesting American Psychiatric Association

Info Psychiatric survivor activists Ted Chabasinski and Laura Delano (photo on right) explained why they are going to Philadelphia to protest the American Psychiatric Association’s labeling. Why join them to “Occupy the American Psychiatric Association”? Host: David Oaks. Above: Laura Delano is protesting the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. This was another successful MindFreedom Live…

MFI Free Web Radio: Susan Rogers & Frank Blankenship on Protesting American Psychiatric Association

Info Why protest the American Psychiatric Association (APA)? Psychiatric rights activists Susan Rogers (photo on right) and Frank Blankenship reported about the protest in Philadelphia of the APA Annual Meeting. “Why – or why not – protest the APA?” Host: Celia Brown. Above: Susan Rogers helped organize the protest of the American Psychiatric Association Annual…

MFI Free Web Radio: Guests David Morrissey, Celia Brown, Krista Erickson on Disability & Psychiatric Survivor Movements

Info How can the psychiatric survivor and disability movements work together? What about the proposed UN disability treaty in the US Senate? Guests David Morrissey, Celia Brown and Krista Erickson, with host David Oaks, are all advocates in these movements. Above: David Morrissey is a leader in the disability movement, and director of USICD in…

The film “Revolutionary Road” features a character who experiences forced electroshock.

Info by David W. Oaks — last modified Feb 07, 2009 12:01 PM Filed Under: electroshock As a MindFreedom alert notes, Ray Sandford is a real human being who is receiving forced electroshock. Michael Shannon is an actor who has been nominated for an Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor” for playing an electroshock survivor…

Mercy Hospital – Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Ray Sandford receives his ongoing maintenance outpatient electroshock at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, about 15 miles north of his residence. Name:Mercy Hospital 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd. Coon Rapids, MN 55433 Connection to Ray’s case: This is the hospital where Ray receives his involuntary electroshock. Public position on Ray Sandford’s forced outpatient electroshock: Supports…