Creating Connections through Dialogue

The National Empowerment Center and the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery are organizing this event. what Gathering when Jun 10, 2011 03:50 PM to Jun 12, 2011 03:50 PM where Boston add event to calendar  vCal  iCal [forwarded info, use their web site for latest info]   As is listed at the bottom of this…

Study finds “Unnecessary” drugs in nursing homes

CBS-TV news covered a US government report about how many senior citizens are being massively over-drugged with powerful neuroleptic drugs, also known as anti-psychotic. Even worse: Though the FDA has strongly warned that some neuroleptics in seniors diagnosed with dementia can cause sudden death, many nursing homes are routinely over-prescribing these drugs because of corrupt…

MindFreedom Ireland protests electroshock

Once more, MindFreedom Ireland holds an annual protest around the time of Mothers Day to say “no” to electroshock, also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. what Protest when May 14, 2011 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM where Cork, Ireland contact name Jim Maddock contact phone 021-4894303; 086-0624445 attendees All welcome. add event to calendar  vCal  iCal…

PsychOut 2011 Coming to New York

In 2010, a successful PsychOut conference was held in Toronto. In 2011, another PsychOut event will be held in New York. what Conference when Jun 20, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 21, 2011 05:00 PM where New York City contact name Lauren Tenney contact phone (516) 319-4295 attendees All welcome. add event to calendar  vCal  iCal…

“Earth vs. Normal: How the Mad Movement Challenge to the Global Psychiatric Industry May Help Us All” – Talk by David Oaks

MindFreedom director David W. Oaks will be keynoting this free conference in Ohio. what when Feb 26, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM where Bowling Green State University attendees All welcome. add event to calendar  vCal  iCal  Free event: Battleground States 2011   Collapsing Cultures & Darkened Dreamscapes: Societies and Imaginations in a State of Disorder  …

Free Webinar: “Taking Charge of Your Mind and Making Your Life Go Well”

This is a free webinar, though you do need to pre-register. what Webinar when Mar 03, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM where Internet attendees All are welcome add event to calendar  vCal  iCal FREE Webinar: Thursday March 3, 2011, 2 pm EST To pre-register click here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/437345233 Webinar presentation: Taking Charge of Your Mind and Making…

After Tucson: Mainstream Media Pushes Forced Psychiatric Drugging, Ignores Consumer/Survivor Perspective

Since the Tucson catastrophe, the mass media have largely been ignoring the perspective of groups run by mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors, despite many news articles and opinion pieces discussing mental health. Meanwhile, these same media have quoted extremist E. Fuller Torrey and supporters of his group Treatment Advocacy Center, the main organization promoting…