News release: Launch of the Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition Board

On 22 April 2008, a state-wide teleconference launched the board of directors of the new OCSC, or Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition. Here’s the news release, and how you can become active. Tracey Dumas is president of OCSC. NEWS RELEASE – 23 April 2008 – PLEASE FORWARD! http://www.mindfreedom.org/as/act/us/or/ocsc  New Oregon state-wide coalition of groups representing  mental health…

Debbie Brandt’s Story

Debbie Brandt of Oregon shares the story of her son and provides insight into the complex issues surrounding medication and mental health. (If you would like to contact Debbie, her email address is: dbrandijean@yahoo.com) Debbie Brandt’s Story Date Published: Apr 02, 2008 01:00 AM Author: Debbie Brandt Source: Personal Communication with MindFreedom Dear David, Thank you for…

International Center for the Study of Psychology and Psychiatry’s 2008 conference.

The International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology, Inc. (ICSPP) is a sponsor group of MindFreedom. This is an excellent conference, especially to network dissident mental health professionals critical of the current psychiatric system. what Convention when Oct 10, 2008 01:00 AM to Oct 12, 2008 01:00 AM where Tampa, Florida, USA add event to calendar  vCal  iCal International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology, Inc. in collaboration with Amedco, LLC EFFECTIVE THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES TO EMOTIONAL SUFFERING: …

The Washington Post

The Washington Post 30 August 2003   Raising Doubts About Drugs Calif. Hunger Strike Challenges Use of Antidepressants By Kimberly Edds PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 29 — After two weeks, four mental health advocates are still on a hunger strike, protesting the widespread use of prescription drugs to treat mental illnesses and challenging psychiatrists to document their…