Debate on forced outpatient psychiatric drugging

National Public Radio’s show “Justice Talking” featured discussions with representatives of ‘both sides of the story’ about the issue of involuntary psychiatric drugging of people out in their own neighborhoods and homes using court orders. Michael Allen defends freedom of choice in mental health care on National Public Radio. MICHAEL ALLEN, a MindFreedom member in…

The story of Mad Pride 2007 Events

Your brief background and ‘frequently asked questions’ about Mad Pride events in 2007, from the MindFreedom Mad Pride Chair, Krista Erickson. For news reports, photo, video and a directory of known Mad Pride 2007 events from Africa to Canada… click here. Background on Mad Pride ’07 by Krista Erickson, chair, MFI Mad Pride Chair A…

Help wanted in MFI office

Office worker paid part time position is open in MindFreedom’s Eugene, Oregon, USA office. MindFreedom International HELP WANTED OFFICE WORKER for human rights activist nonprofit MindFreedom International in downtown Eugene. Part-time. Paid position. Not your “normal” job! Required: Macintosh-friendly, computer proficiency, one year paid office experience, detail-oriented, hard working, superb communication skills, positive attitude, long-term…

Toronto Psychiatric Survivor Day

In Toronto, Canada, 29 September 2007 is celebrated as Psychiatric Survivor Pride Day by the Mad Pride Toronto Organizing Committee. Here is their ‘save the date’ announcement. what Social Event when Sep 29, 2007 from 02:00 PM to 07:00 PM where Toronto, Canada contact name Ruth Ruth contact phone 416-516-4740 attendees All are welcome. add event to calendar…

ICSPP 2007 Conference

International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology (ICSPP) is a key network of dissident mental health professionals and allies who are willing to challenge abuse in the mental health system and promote alternatives. ICSPP is a sponsor group of MindFreedom. what Convention when Oct 13, 2007 03:00 AM to Oct 15, 2007 08:15 PM…

2nd Meeting of Opal Network in Lane County, Oregon

A new alliance called the “Opal Network” has been launched in Lane County, Oregon to support the voice, empowerment and self-determination of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. All agencies involved with mental health, along with all interested mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors, are invited to this second meeting. what Meeting when Jul 31,…

Grant won for start-up of OCSC

McKenzie River Gathering has awarded a 2007 grant of $8,000 to MindFreedom Oregon to provide technical assistance for the start-up of the Oregon Consumer Survivor Coalition. Here are excerpts from the successful grant application and budget. McKenzie River Gathering Foundation GENERAL FUND GRANT APPLICATION Group name    MindFreedom Oregon Address     454 Willamette, Suite 216; PO…