Vets’ Mental Health Diagnoses Rising

Info Document Actions Print this Vets’ Mental Health Diagnoses Rising Date Published: Jul 16, 2009 08:00 PM Author: By JAMES DAO Source: The New York Times THE NEW YORK TIMES original story: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/health/views/17vets.html?em A new study has found that more than one-third of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans who enrolled in the veterans health system…

A New Group for People Who Hear Voices Celebrates Mental Illness Diversity

Info Document Actions Print this A weekly newspaper in Portland, Oregon covers “mad pride” alternative medicine, and profiles MindFreedom member Will Hall. A New Group for People Who Hear Voices Celebrates Mental Illness Diversity Date Published: Jun 24, 2009 08:00 PM Author: Marjorie Skinner Source: Portland Mercury – Portland, Oregon, USA original article in Portland…

“Human Rights for All” Tour

Info MindFreedom is one of the co-sponsors of a national tour by the US Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry. Here is current information available. The U.S. Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry presents THE “HUMAN RIGHTS FOR ALL” TOUR   COMMUNITY TEACH-INS ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND DIGNITY FOR USERS AND SURVIVORS OF…

Should bitterness become a mental disorder?

Info Document Actions Print this In the magazine Psychology Today, Professor Christopher Lane has a brief essay skewering one of the latest misadventures of the psychiatric industry, in which the American Psychiatric Association is seriously considering adding “bitterness” to one of their so-called scientific list of labels. Why not just add “dissent” and be done…

News Release: Mental Health Clients and Psychiatric Survivors to Lead Protest of APA Annual Meeting

NEWS RELEASE: MindFreedom International and California Network of Mental Health Clients are co-sponsoring a peaceful protest of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting this Sunday, 17 May 2009 at 1 pm, in front of the Moscone Center, San Francisco. Peaceful protesters will be in front of American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. UPDATE: join a free…