Who We Are

MindFreedom International is a nonprofit organization that unites sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups with thousands of individual members to win human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities. MindFreedom Goals Win human rights campaigns in mental health. Challenge abuse by the psychiatric drug industry. Support the self-determination of psychiatric survivors and mental health…

MindFreedom Frequently Asked Questions

What is MindFreedom International?   MindFreedom International is an independent nonprofit that unites 100 grassroots groups and thousands of members to peacefully take action for human rights in the mental health system. While we are open to the public, a majority of our members identify themselves as “psychiatric survivors,” that is, individuals who have personally…

Electroshock Protest at Alternatives 2012

Across the street from the hotel where Alternatives 2012 was held, a protest organized by MFI Members took place on a rainy October day. The skies anointed our small group with rain. On 12 October, 2012 at 4:30pm PST, about 40 folks who were attending the Alternatives conference joined MFI as we protested against the…

Links for more info on connection of “food and mood”

As part of the MFI Initiative on Food Justice & Mental Health, a guide of links is being created on the topic. This will be an ongoing growing list. Food and Mood: Partners in Crime: Resources   Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault http://coalitionagainstpsychiatricassault.com/ PsychOut 2011 http://www.theopalproject.org/psychout.html MindFreedom International http://www.mindfreedom.org/ Sandra Sweetman http://www.mydivineblueprint.com/ Sandi Lyotomaki : The Conscious Traveller http://www.conscioustraveller.com/ In Defense…

ACTION FOR OAKS Fund

Donate to the special MindFreedom fund honoring David W. Oaks to boost the MFI projects nearest and dearest to his heart! As many of you know, our founder and executive director for the past 25+ years, David Oaks, recently suffered a serious accident and broke the C7 bone in his neck. David has a long…