Media and Mental Health Issues

Info media-and-mental-health Document Actions Print this Issues involving the way mainstream media has often had bias in reporting stories regarding mainstream corporate mental health system. Just as there’s a movement for accountability in the mental health system, there is also a social change movement of critics of mainstream corporate media calling for more professionalism and…

Alternative Mental Health Radio by MindFreedom International: Lise Zumwalt

Info May 11, 2013…Join MindFreedom host, SOPHIE FAUGHT and activist filmmaker, LISE ZUMWALT to talk about forced drugging and her first feature film, “That’s Crazy,” which documents one man’s decision to take his treatment into his own hands, defying a commitment order and an order to treat while searching for recovery. LIVE on Saturday, May…

Information on Electroshock (also known as Electroconvulsive Therapy)

Info Information on Electroshock (also known as Electroconvulsive Therapy) Document Actions Print this Here you’ll find news and background information about the use of electroshock. Info, starting with recently added material. Electroshock (Electroconvulsive Therapy) Info Glen K. Walks Free of Institution and Forced Electroshock (Published: Nov 23, 2012 08:35 PM) His psychiatrist claimed Glen K.…

Anger over patient’s electro-shock therapy at Tolworth Hospital

Info Document Actions Print this A British newspaper reports about an Islamic family’s “disgusted” allegations that a family member was given involuntary electroshock over her and her family’s wishes. Anger over patient’s electro-shock therapy at Tolworth Hospital Date Published: Oct 23, 2012 07:00 AM Author: Tom Barnes Source: Kingston Guardian UK News Link to original…