Advocates Celebrate International Disabled Persons Day by Launching Treaty Ratification Campaign

Info MindFreedom International had a team led by board president Celia Brown inside the United Nations for several years working with disability groups from all over the world. The result: A United Nations treaty on disability rights. But now that treaty needs to be ratified by nations all over the world. Disability activists have created…

United Nations and Disability Rights

Info United Nations and Disability Rights MindFreedom’s team in the United Nations worked hard for years with activists from all over the world to create a treaty on disability and human rights. United Nations Disability Convention Ratified A United Nations treaty — or “convention” — on disability has been ratified by enough nations. It went…

Oregonian newspaper exposes massive psychiatric drugging of foster care kids.

Info Document Actions Print this The largest daily newspaper in Oregon published a three-part investigation of the the massive psychiatric drugging of youth in foster care in Oregon. Below is the text from the series, at bottom are links to the original articles. Oregonian newspaper exposes massive psychiatric drugging of foster care kids. Date Published:…

Australians leaflet World Psychiatric Association conference

Info When the World Psychiatric Association held a major meeting in Melbourne, Australia, psychiatric survivor activists representing three different groups were there to leaflet participants from all over the world on opening day, reports psychiatric survivor David Webb. Aussie psychiatric survivors protest at WPA conference with tshirt power and the Dresden Declaration — David in…

Dr. Drug Rep

Info Document Actions Print this A psychiatrist who has taken thousands of dollars in psychiatric drug company pay-offs to present promotional speeches about their products exposes some of the techniques, and promises never to behave that way again. Dr. Drug Rep Date Published: Nov 25, 2007 01:00 AM Author: Daniel Carlat, MD Source: The New…

As mental illness has become profitable, we are seeing more of it

Info Document Actions Print this Author, psychologist and activist Bruce E. Levine compares the profit and fraud of the military-industrial complex to the psychopharmaceutical-industrial complex. As mental illness has become profitable, we are seeing more of it Date Published: Nov 01, 2007 01:00 AM Author: Bruce E. Levine, PhD Source: Z Magazine Original source: http://www.zmag.org/…