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…

Hunger Strike Debate

The original statement by the Fast for Freedom in Mental Health to the American Psychiatric Association, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and the US Office of the Surgeon General sparked an important exchange of letters and statements on the validity of the biochemical model of mental illness. Original Statement by the Fast for Freedom…

Australia Mad Pride 2007 News Release

Here’s a news release from Australia about their successful 2007 Mad Pride events in Sydney. To download a PDF of a colorful poster about the below susccessful Australia Mad Pride 2007 event click here! PUBLICITY RELEASE For immediate release 26th September 2007 SYDNEY MAD PRIDE YOUTH EVENT Wednesday October 10 The Factory Theatre, Enmore 6pm…

“Screen the World for Normality”

MindFreedom invites you to celebrate your Mad Pride! MindFreedom is “Screening the World for Normality “! Here’s how you can participate! Get your rubber chicken ready! A great way to “Screen for Normality” is with a rubber chicken. Martin Luther King called for creating an “International Association for the Advancement of Creative Maladjustment.” Mad Pride…