Genetics and Eugenics

Info Genetics and Eugenics Conference: Eugenics and Sterilization in Alberta: 35 Years Later (University of Alberta, Canada, from Apr 27, 2007 12:00 AM to Apr 28, 2007 12:00 AM) All are welcome free, no charge, to this public conference about how people in Alberta, Canada were targeted with eugenics and sterilization 35 years ago. Free…

Toronto Star Covers “Mad Pride” Movement

Info The mainstream newspaper Toronto Star in Canada published an article about the international psychiatric survivors and allies in the “Mad Pride” movement. ILLUSTRATION BY RAFFI ANDERIAN/TORONTO STAR original article: http://www.thestar.com/Life/article/189452 TORONTO STAR Mad as hell Mar 10, 2007  by Helen Henderson Angry activists say treatment for mental illness is too often more about the…

US Congress Investigates Psychiatric Drug Industry

Info US Congress Investigates Psychiatric Drug Industry Several different USA Congressional committees have been asked to investigate corruption, fraud and cover-up by the psychiatric drug industry. Top Psychiatrist Didn’t Report Drug Makers’ Pay NY Times continues coverage of congressional investigation led by Senator Charles E. Grassley (R-IA) exposing psychiatric drug company corruption, this time involving…

House Lawmaker Seeks Data From Makers of Stents and Drugs

Info Document Actions Print this Congressman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) is looking into allegations of inappropriate marketing of Zyprexa and other drugs and medical devices, according to Reuters. Waxman is the chairman of a house committee investigating off-label drug marketing by Eli Lilly & Company, AstraZeneca and Cephalon. Off-label use occurs when doctors prescribe products for…

London Telegraph reports “Microchips Implants For Mentally Ill Planned”

Info Document Actions Print this The London Telegraph reports that British Prime Minister Tony Blair seeks to implement radical measures for tackling crime –ranging from monitoring those diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities with radio chips to hormone injections for sex offenders — as part of “new Labour agenda.” The paper also reports that Blair has ordered…

Quitting Psychiatric Drugs

Info Document Actions Print this This article, from the Lunatics’ Liberation Front, is to help psychiatric consumers make informed choices about their options when deciding whether to withdraw, and how to do so safely if they choose to do so. The article intends to provide an overview of how to safely quit psychiatric medications, with…

Schizophrenia & Natural Remedies – Withdrawing Safely from Psychiatric Drugs

Info Document Actions Print this Maureen B. Roberts, PhD, a Jungian therapist who is the founder and co-ordinator of the Schizophrenia Crisis Centre & Drug-free Helpline, outlines safe, natural, healing remedies for safe withdrawal from psychiatric drugs for patients labeled as ‘schizophrenics’. Dr. Roberts recommends gradual withdrawal techniques, using orthomolecular remedies that replace neurotoxic drugs…