Ray Alert #19: Ray Sandford to be Forced Electroshocked Again, Today, 13 May 2009

Info This morning, 13 May 2009, Ray Sandford was scheduled to receive another involuntary, outpatient, maintenance electroshock in Minnesota. [UPDATE: REPRIEVE!} Ray Sandford received another involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota. Update: Last minute reprieve for Ray! His forced shock was stopped at last minute! See Alert #20, click here. 13 May 2009 Ray Scheduled Today…

Ray Alert #8.1: What Would Jesus Do About Forced Electroshock?

Info Here is an open letter from MindFreedom International to the Lutheran Church [ELCA] about the involuntary outpatient electroshock of one of their agency’s clients, Ray Sandford. Ray has received another forced electroshock, this time on the morning of Christmas Eve, 24 December 2008. Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota.  [corrected…

Ray Alert #20: Last minute reprieve! Ray’s Forced Electroshocked for Today 13 May 2009 is POSTPONED.

Info This morning, 13 May 2009, Ray Sandford was scheduled to receive another involuntary, outpatient, maintenance electroshock in Minnesota. He was escorted all the way to Mercy Hospital. He was prepped. And then literally at the last minute a psychiatrist told Ray his forced shock would be “postponed.” We have another chance to help Ray…

Ray Alert #9: What Would Jesus Do About Forced Electroshock?

Info Update: Here is an open letter from MindFreedom International to the Lutheran Church [ELCA] about the involuntary outpatient electroshock of one of their agency’s clients, Ray Sandford. Ray has received another forced electroshock. Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota. Hear Ray Sandford and MindFreedom director David W. Oaks on National…

Ray Alert #4: Ask Governor to Give Ray Sandford Reprieve From Forced Electroshock

Info 24 Nov: The next forced outpatient electroshock of Ray Sandford is scheduled for this Wednesday morning, 26 November 2008, the day before the USA holiday of Thanksgiving. Join an international campaign *NOW* to phone Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty today and tomorrow, before the shock: Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota.…

Ray Alert #10: Another forced electroshock for Ray Sandford.

Info Decision: Is it time to protest the mental health system, or not? Ray Sandford of Minnesota received another involuntary, outpatient, maintenance electroshock today. Ray Sandford is regularly given involuntary outpatient electroshock in Minnesota. Hear Ray Sandford and MindFreedom director David W. Oaks on National Public Radio here:http://www.mindfreedom.org/shield/ray/alert-7-sandford New to the Ray Campaign? Read updated…

Ray Alert #12: Today’s forced outpatient electroshock for Ray Sandford postponed at the last minute!

Info “A miracle,” says Ray. This morning, 28 January 2009, Ray Sandford was scheduled to receive another involuntary, outpatient, maintenance electroshock in Minnesota. Ray just called with good news. Citing physical health problems, medical staff told Ray today’s electroshock was canceled. After a check-up next week, his forced shock may be re-scheduled. In the meantime:…

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…