NEWS: MindFreedom Launches All-New MadMarket

Info 1 May 2008: An all-new MadMarket is launched! The MadMarket has hard-to-get books, DVD’s and gear about changing the mental health system. Proceeds support the human rights campaigns of MindFreedom International. New DVD in all-new MadMarket: Little Brother, BIG PHARMA Announcing The Launch Of The ALL-NEW MadMarket!!!! by Martin Rafferty, Director, MadMarket Have you…

Bitter Pill

Info Document Actions Print this The weekly newspaper for Portland, Oregon, USA ran this story by long-time journalist/investigator Philip Dawdy, who himself is an individual diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder. Bitter Pill Date Published: Apr 02, 2008 01:00 AM Author: Philip Dawdy Source: Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon, USA original article: http://wweek.com/editorial/3421/10752/ ISSUE #34.21 NEWS Cover…

Debate in The Register-Guard about gifts from pharmaceutical industry to doctors

In the same month that the daily newspaper for Eugene, Oregon, USA began a debate about the wisdom of prescribing neuroleptic (“antipsychotic”) drugs, March 2008, by coincidence The Register-Guard also had a debate about the wisdom of allowing gifts from the pharmaceutical industry to doctors! The debate about drug company gifts began as a piece…

Blogs related to changing the mental health system

Info Updated 18 Feb. 2012: Here are just a few of the blogs with entries that question the mental health industry, and explore alternatives beyond psychiatry. Bloggers reflect individual views that are their own, and may be controversial. For blog by MFI director David W. Oaks, click here. Spot a lapsed link? Please tell us. Find…