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…

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: Silence about forced electroshock, but sarcasm from Ms. Miriam Woolbert

Info by David W. Oaks — last modified Jan 26, 2009 12:50 PM Filed Under: electroshock MindFreedom asked for the agency funded by taxpayers to be Ray’s “general guardian,” along with the church that owns the agency, to speak out about against forced electroshock. So far they have refused. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America [ELCA]…

Zap Back Relaunch Show: MindFreedom Mad Pride Free Live Web Radio

Info Guests: Louise Bouta electroshock survivor and John Breeding, psychologist/author. Host: David Oaks, MFI Director. Saturday, 10 January 2009. MindFreedom International’s Internet radio show is every second Saturday. MindFreedom Mad Pride Free Live Web Radio is Relaunched [this show has already been broadcast live, but you may hear archive at link provided] Saturday, 10 January…

More information about Campaign to End Ray Sandford’s Forced Electroshocks

Info More information about Campaign to End Ray Sandford’s Forced Electroshocks Here you’ll find documents that can help provide background to have “no more shocks for Ray.” Letter from advocate Charlie McCarthy about Ray Sandford’s forced electroshock Long-time mental health rights advocate Charlie McCarthy criticizes the “best interest” approach of Ray Sandford’s general guardians, Lutheran…

Greening of Mental Health?

Info Document Actions Print this The main weekly newspaper in Eugene, Oregon, USA — home of MindFreedom International headquarters — featured an article questioning the “label of bible” of American psychiatry. MindFreedom’s director David W. Oaks says that democracy need to get hands on with the way psychiatry creates its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).…