Eli Lilly to bolster Zyprexa warning

Info Document Actions Print this This newspaper from the home city of Eli Lilly – Indianapolis – covered the announcement that the Food & Drug Administration is forcing the drug company giant to emphasize a warning about certain hazards related to their psychiatric drug Zyprexa. The article quotes MindFreedom director David Oaks as calling the…

Linking Zyprexa and TeenScreen Controversies

Info In this news analysis for MFI, Lloyd Ross, a psychologist and human rights activist, ties together the scandals of the way the psychiatric drug Zyprexa was marketed, with the targeting of America’s youth through unscientific mental health screening programs such as TeenScreen. Lloyd encourages you to take action today to support the youth of…

The Story of MindFreedom Free Live Internet Radio

Info Since June 2006, with some interruption for improvement, MindFreedom Radio Show has supported a nonviolent revolution in the mental health system. Leaders, authors, activists, mental health professionals, psychiatric survivors and others who are actively changing and challenging the current mental health system have been featured in live interviews. Listeners have called in from around…

Bonkersfest 2008 Announcement

Info Bonkersfest is a wonderful annual Mad Pride event in UK that brings thousands of people together for creativity, music, costumes, strangeness and even a bit of education about human rights of people in the mental health system! Bonkersfest announces a call for proposals for 2008 events, along with some other wonderfully Mad Pride activity…

Screening

Info Screening President Bush called for making mental health “screening” of all young people “common practice.” Looking for troubled kids sounds good. But this is a mental health system without adequate advocacy, information, empowerment, and alternatives. Mental health screening marches thousands of young people to the door of a troubled mental health system. The Parental…