Mad Minutes

Info Mad Minutes Click here to watch people talk about their experience in the mental health care system. Mad Minutes Promotional A video introducing Mad Minutes Read More… Mad Minutes One The First Mad Minutes. Want to sumbit your own Mad Minutes? Get a friend to interview you asking three simple questions. What Have You…

New Task Force on Mental Health Legal Advocacy & Activism

Info NEWS RELEASE: PsychRights & MindFreedom have formed a joint effort to win battles against forced psychiatric drugging in both the court of law and court of public opinion. The effort targets human rights violations in California, Massachusetts and New York. The power of the pharmaceutical industry threatens the USA justice system. Download PDF of…

Group calls for investigation of suicide at Federal Medical Center

Info Document Actions Print this The main newspaper for Rochester, Minnesota carried a story about how MindFreedom International is calling for an investigation of the death of MFI member Michael Heston, who committed suicide after years of forced psychiatric drugging. Group calls for investigation of suicide at Federal Medical Center Date Published: Feb 16, 2008…

International Conference on Self-Determination

Info The conference organizers announced: “International perspectives on progressive notions of mental health recovery, family supports, community membership, ending forced impoverishment and system change requirements will be part of the focus of the conference. The meetings will feature leaders from across disability and aging and relate the efforts being made across the world to make…

Bed Push Tips

Info Rufus in England has helped organize several successful “Bed Pushes,” where a group in costume pushes a bed (often with a manequin tied down in four-point restraint) through the streets, escaping from the psychiatric system. The Bed Pushes in UK have won national publicity on the BBC. Now Bed Pushes are planned in Germany,…