Ray Alert #2: INTERNATIONAL PHONE-IN: Where does Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty stand on forced outpatient electroshock?

Info 12 Nov: If it’s Wednesday, then it is time to phone up the Governor of Minnesota and ask some questions: Does the Governor support laws in Minnesota allowing involuntary administration of electroshock therapy (ECT) of people living out in the community? [Update: After alert went out, Ray said his doctor is moving to an…

Ray Alert #1: If it’s Wednesday, then Ray Sandford is Getting Escorted from His Home for Another Forced Electroshock

Info 7 Nov: Minnesota Resident Gets Involuntary Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) On A Weekly Ongoing *Outpatient* Basis. Action: How You Can Easily E-mail Minnesota Governor. Like all other USA states, Minnesota has loopholes allowing citizens to receive electroshock over their expressed wishes. UPDATE TO BELOW – To get the latest about Ray Sandford, go to the…

Bernard M. Coelho, MD: Ray Sandford’s electroshock doctor

Ray says that the psychiatrist who directly administers the electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) to him at Mercy Hospital is Dr. Bernard M. Coelho, who has advertised that his specialty is electroshock. updated 27 May 2009 Name: Bernard M. Coelho, MD, psychiatrist and electroshock doctor, at Mercy Hospital. City/State:  Coon Rapids, Minnesota Connection to Ray’s case: Ray identifies this…

MindFreedom Shield Launched Online

Info MindFreedom Members may now use a convenient online registration form to sign up for the MindFreedom Shield, a mutual support network to nonviolently defend one another from unwanted psychiatric procedures. Gabe Hadd is a MindFreedom member who was assisted by a MFI-Shield alert. Gabe found resources to escape over state-lines and evade his forced…

Introduction to MindFreedom Shield

Info Learn about how the MindFreedom Shield may help protect registered members from coerced psychiatric procedures. MindFreedom International issues alerts about individuals at risk of orcurrently experiencing involuntary psychiatric procedures, including onan outpatient basis while living peacefully in the community in theirown residences. For example, occasionally these public alerts have led to some members who…