News about the MFI Global Campaign Committee

Info Learn about the people and plans in the MFI Global Campaign Committee as they support the voice of psychiatric survivors globally. Celia Brown, president of MFI, and Janet Amegatcher, executive director MindFreedom Ghana, were two of the delegates on the MindFreedom United Nations Team. Global activism for human rights in mental health Celia Brown…

MFI Campaigns

Info MFI Campaigns How you can participate in some of MFI’s Campaigns to win human rights and alternatives in the mental health system. I Got Better Every day people like you are defying the all-too-common message that recovery from mental and emotional distress is impossible. The I Got Better campaign will make research and stories…

Youth Campaign Committee

Info Youth Campaign Committee How you may participate in winning human rights and alternatives with the MindFreedom USA Campaign Committee, especially in support of voice and rights for youth, young adults, and new emerging leaders. Youth and Young Adults: Support via I Got Better Campaign The MindFreedom International I Got Better Campaign is especially oriented…

Global Campaign News

Info News from MFI’s activism on an international level. Latest news   MFI Global Committee activity MindFreedom International is a partner in collaboration between WHO MiNDbank and the World Health Organization. MindFreedom was invited to participate in the MiNDbank launch on International Human Rights Day on December 10 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. WHO MiNDbank is…

Global Campaign News

Info News from MFI’s activism on an international level. Latest news   MFI Global Committee activity MindFreedom International is a partner in collaboration between WHO MiNDbank and the World Health Organization. MindFreedom was invited to participate in the MiNDbank launch on International Human Rights Day on December 10 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. WHO MiNDbank is…

Losing the Mind: David Oaks and Others in the ‘Mad Pride’ Movement Believe Drugs Are Being Overused in Treating Mental Illness, and They Want the Abuse to Stop.

Info Document Actions Print this The LA Times profiles MindFreedom International and director David Oaks. Losing the Mind: David Oaks and Others in the ‘Mad Pride’ Movement Believe Drugs Are Being Overused in Treating Mental Illness, and They Want the Abuse to Stop. Date Published: Oct 26, 2003 01:00 AM Author: David Davis Source: Los…

“Freeing Your Mind”

Info Document Actions Print this Utne magazine May/June 2006 issue had this full page about MindFreedom International’s work for human rights in psychiatry as part of a cover story theme called “Mind Games: When Brain Scientists Play with Our Heads.” “Freeing Your Mind” Date Published: May 01, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Keith Goetzman, Senior Editor…

Forced Drugging

Info Document Actions Print this This article in a Michigan’s newspaper on forced outpatient psychiatric drugging quotes MindFreedom member Gabe Hadd — who escaped psychiatric drugging via an underground railroad — and MindFreedom director David Oaks. Forced Drugging Date Published: Mar 01, 2006 01:00 AM Author: Scott Davis Source: The Saginaw News; Saginaw, Michigan, USA…