Your father’s Soviet Union

Info Document Actions Print this The Chicago Tribune editorial board calls for freeing Larisa Arap, and criticizes coerced psychiatry… in Russia. It’s laudable for the Chicago Tribune and American Psychiatric Association speak out against psychiatric institutionalization and forced psychiatric drugging. It would be helpful if USA media and psychiatric organizations would speak out against the…

Russia: Activist Sent To Psychiatric Unit After Exposing Health Facilities

Info Document Actions Print this An early article by RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty with basic info about lock-up of journalist/activist Larisa Arap in a Russian psychiatric institution. Russia: Activist Sent To Psychiatric Unit After Exposing Health Facilities Date Published: Aug 02, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Chloe Arnold Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty MOSCOW,August 2, 2007 (RFE/RL) — An opposition activist has…

Russia: Is Coercive Psychology Staging A Comeback?

Info Document Actions Print this An article by RadioFree Europe/RadioLiberty about Russian journalist Larisa Arap who is receiving involuntary psychiatric drugging in a Russian psychiatric institution. Russia: Is Coercive Psychology Staging A Comeback? Date Published: Aug 17, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Svetlana Volskaya and Olga Vakhonicheva Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty (RFE/RL) — It has been more than…

“Bridging Between Alternatives: Notes Toward a Unity of Mind, Body & Spirit.”

Info Document Actions Print this MindFreedom member Sue Westwind explores the intersection between what are typically called “nutritional” or “orthomolecular” and a wholistic approach to mental and emotional recovery. “Bridging Between Alternatives: Notes Toward a Unity of Mind, Body & Spirit.” Date Published: Aug 01, 2007 03:00 AM Author: by Sue Westwind     Tried and…

Nutritional and Orthomolecular

Info Nutritional and Orthomolecular This is a folder about alternatives to the conventional mental health system that involve supplements, vitamins, nutrients, orthomolecular approaches, herbs., etc. “Bridging Between Alternatives: Notes Toward a Unity of Mind, Body & Spirit.” MindFreedom member Sue Westwind explores the intersection between what are typically called “nutritional” or “orthomolecular” and a wholistic…

War Mad Easy DVD: Benefit for MFI

Info A new documentary on DVD challenges the way the corporate media can control the minds of the population. Purchase of this DVD is also a benefit for MindFreedom International. War Made Easy: Purchase of the DVD through this web site benefits MindFreedom. WAR MADE EASY: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.…

“Inspiration for a Creative Revolution” by Janet Foner

Info Janet Foner, board member of MindFreedom International and Chair of Choices in Mental Health Committee, presented this speech on Thursday evening, 12 July 2007, at the MindFreedom International Conference: Creative Revolution: Turning Our Minds Around near Litchfield, Connecticut, USA. We chose the title of our conference carefully. Tonight, we are turning our minds around…

audio activism

Info audio activism Use of radio and other audible media to promote human rights and alternatives in the mental health system. Mary Van Pelt radio shows Mary Van Pelt began independent production of community radio with Midi Age Productions in the spring of 2004. She advocates for the rights of people diagnosed with mental illness.…