MFI and United Nations

Info An announcement from MindFreedom about United Nations action regarding disability and human rights. John McCarthy of Ireland representing MindFreedom in UN. Public Announcement about United Nations from MindFreedom Inernational The International Disability Caucus (IDC), a consortium of more than 70 international, regional and national organizations of disability rights activists, welcomes and celebrates the completion of the work of…

4 Powerful Women Challenge Psychiatry on MF Radio in December

Info MF Radio December features 4 women who are replacing psychiatric rights violations with humane ways of helping: Felicia McCarty, Mary Maddock of Ireland (pictured here, co-author of new book “Soul Survivor”), Paula Caplan and Janet Foner. Mary Maddock of MF-Ireland has launched her new book “Soul Survivor,” co-authored with husband Jim. MindFreedom Radio News…

Biological Psychiatry

Info “Biological Psychiatry: A Practice in Search of a Science” is an academic article which includes coverage of the MindFreedom 2003 hunger strike. The piece, by W. Joseph Wyatt & Donna M. Midkiff of Marshall University, was published in the peer-reviewed online journal Behavior and Social Issues, 15, 132-151 (Fall/Winter 2006), and may be downloaded…

Announcing new MFI web site

Info MindFreedom has launched a new version of its popular web site MindFreedom.org using a “content management system” that should be easier for browsers, and for members who would like to add content. Open source means no corporation controls the software running this site. The new MFI web site uses Plone which is an open…