News: Today, Friday, is Deadline for You to Speak Out Against Reclassifying Electroshock Device

Info Your Deadline: Today Friday, 8 January 2010 is your last chance to demand oversight of the electroshock device in the USA. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing public comment about their controversial proposal to approve devices used for electroshock — also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT — without any testing…

Text of Ray Sandford’s Statement to Minnesota State Legislature

Filed Under: sandford Because of Ray Sandford’s campaign against his forced electroshock, the Minnesota State Legislature is holding a public hearing today on the topic of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and individuals who are committed in the state mental health system. Ray Sandford has issued a signed statement for today’s hearing. For many Wednesdays, Ray Sandford…

Alert 21: Another Ray Sandford Campaign Victory: New Psychiatrist is Official

Info MindFreedom has campaigned for the right of Ray Sandford to say “no” to his ongoing, outpatient forced electroshock. The Ray Campaign had another victory today, when the mental health system officially approved Ray’s psychiatrist, who disapproves of forced electroshock. The Ray Campaign resulted in lots of publicity, such as this front page cover story…

Allina Hospitals and Clinics

Allina actually owns Mercy Hospital where Ray Sandford is receiving involuntary electroshock. In other words, this enormous entity, Allina, is profiting from the forced electroshock administered to Ray. Name: Allina Hospitals and Clinics City/State: Minneapolis, Minnesota Connection to Ray’s case: Allina owns Mercy Hospital, where Ray Sandford receives his forced electroshock. Description: Allina is an…

Dr. Sanne Magnan is Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Dr. Sanne Magnan, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) ought to issue a public statement of opposition to the use of involuntary electroshock on dozens of Minnesota citizens wasting scarce taxpayer funding. [posted May 2009] Name: Dr. Sanne Magnan, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) City/State: Office is in St. Paul, Minnesota. Connection to Ray’s…