Poor And Disabled Children in Kentucky Increasingly Being Prescribed Antipsychotics

Filed Under: kb_psych drugs By Sophie Faught, MFI Communications Coordinator • Antipsychotic prescriptions for kids on Medicaid in Kentucky jumped by 270% in the past decade. A new study released by researcher Michael Childress (of the University of Kentucky) found that antipsychotic prescriptions have increased tremendously for poor and disabled children insured by Medicaid in the…

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Making an automatic monthly donation provides MindFreedom International stable funding to win campaigns for human rights and alternatives in mental health. Support Us Give a one-time donation: $  –OR– Set-up monthly donation: $  for  months. On the right under “Set-up monthly donation” choose your monthly level and number of months to match your budget.  Then click “PayPal…

MindFreedom Lane County E-Lists

Update 1: Get occasional public alerts about activity in Lane County, Oregon for human right and alternatives in the mental health system. Also announcing: an open public discussion list. Public Lane County News List MindFreedom offers a free public alert list to help activate and inform interested people in Lane County, Oregon about actions for…

News about changing mental health system in Oregon

Here’s some of the latest news from MindFreedom Oregon, an affiliate of MindFreedom International based in Oregon, USA.  In 1969, one of the first groups in this era led by survivors of abuse in the mental health system began right here in Oregon… MindFreedom International continues this tradition of activism!   Updates for MindFreedom Oregon…

MindFreedom March of 200 Protests Directly in Front of American Psychiatric Association

Info MFI and allied organizations united for a successful peaceful protest of the 2012 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, questioning the dysfunctional over-labeling, over-drugging and forced psychiatric treatment still all too common in psychiatric practice today. [Updated 5 Oct. 2012] Aki Imai from Ohio is a graduate student ally, who marched in the…