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…

New Zealand court “quashes” psychiatrist du Fresne attempt to silence survivor of her own forced electroshock

Info When New Zealand psychiatrist du Fresne tried to stop a TV station from interviewing a survivor of her own forced electroshock, the public was outraged. A court ruled that Dr. du Fresne had no legal leg to stand on. Psychiatrist Stephanie du Fresne forcibly electroshock clients, and then tries to silence them, in The…

Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs

Info Document Actions Print this The Icarus Project and Freedom Center’s 40-page guide gathers information about reducing and coming off psychiatric medication. Includes info on mood stabilizers, anti-psychotics, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs, risks, benefits, wellness tools, withdrawal, detailed resource section, information for people staying on their medications, and much more. Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off…

Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs Guide

Info Document Actions Print this Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs Guide created by The Icarus Project and Freedom Center. Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs Guide The Icarus Project and Freedom Center’s 40-page guide gathers thebest information we’ve come across and the most valuable lessons we’velearned about reducing and coming off psychiatric medication. Includesinfo on mood stabilizers, anti-psychotics,…