Electroshock Forced on Children and Involuntary Adults

Info Document Actions Print this Electroshock Forced on Children and Involuntary Adults Date Published: Jan 29, 2009 07:00 PM Author: Peter Breggin, MD Source: Huffington Post from: www.breggin.com America and Australia are two countries I vastly admire. Nonetheless, they are continuing to abuse psychiatric patients with electroshock treatment (ECT). In America involuntary adults are being…

Alternatives 2009

Info The 23rd annual Alternatives conference has begun.. What Convention When Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM to Nov 01, 2009 12:00 AM Where Omaha, Nebraska, USA Contact Name info@mhselfhelp.org Contact Phone (800) 553-4539 Attendees All are welcome, especially invited are mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. Add event to calendar vCal iCal theme: “Uniting Our…

Alzheimer’s drugs double death risk in elderly

Info Document Actions Print this One more piece of scientific evidence that neuroleptics may be the reason people in public mental health system die so many years earlier than the general population. Alzheimer’s drugs double death risk in elderly Author: Associated Press Source: National Public Radio original AP story: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99141561 LONDON January 8, 2009, 07:05…

No Mugs, but What About Those Fees

Info Document Actions Print this The Sunday New York Times editorialized that the corruption exposed between the psychiatric profession and the drug industry must end. No Mugs, but What About Those Fees Date Published: Jan 03, 2009 07:00 PM Author: Editorial Source: The New York Times New pharmaceutical industry guidelines should stop most drug companies…

‘Nutritional medicine’ best for brain disorders

Info Document Actions Print this A member of MindFreedom Oregon had a letter to the editor published in the Corvallis Gazette-Times in Oregon, USA about his preference for nutritional medicine over psychiatric medication. Feel free to forward, author responsible for content: ‘Nutritional medicine’ best for brain disorders Date Published: Dec 26, 2008 01:00 AM Author:…