Photos from Protest of American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 2009

Info Photos from Protest of American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 2009 On 17 May 2009, psychiatric survivors and allies from five states peacefully protested in front of the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, which was held in Moscone Center in San Francisco. MindFreedom International and California Network of Mental Health Clients co-sponsored the…

“Stop Shocking Our Mothers and Grandmothers”

  A public protest, in Cork, Ireland, against ECT. what Social Event when May 03, 2008 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM where GPO, Oliver Plunket Street, Cork, Ireland contact phone 021-4894303 add event to calendar  vCal  iCal ELECTRO-SHOCK PUBLIC PROTEST A public protest meeting against the psychiatric practice of electro-shock treatment, also known as ‘electro-convulsive therapy’ (ECT),…

“Case study suggests new therapy for autism”

Info Document Actions Print this The widely-respected medical center, Johns Hopkins, reports that a child diagnosed “autistic” was given electroshock (also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT). More young children may also be given shock for this diagnosis because psychiatrist Lee Wachtel of Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute describes the results of his experiment as “the…

Say No to Electroshock

Info Comité Pare-chocs is holding a gathering on Mother’s Day to protest ECT, highlighting the fact that it is used much more frequently on women than on men. What Social Event When May 09, 2009 from 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM Where Montreal, Quebec, Canada Contact Name pare-chocs@hotmail.com Contact Phone (514) 525-5060 Add event to…

Kate Waterbury: 12/18/1942 to 2/18/2009

Info Kate Waterbury: 12/18/1942 to 2/18/2009 Kate Waterbury was a long-time supporter of MindFreedom International, and a friend of MFI director, David Oaks. Kate supported wholistic and empowering care not only in the mental health system, and in health care in general. Kate Waterbury commemoration flier You may download a PDF file of a two-page…