Psychiatric label can mean dying 25 years or more earlier.

Info This 16 State Study reveals increased morbidity and mortality of those diagnosed with serious mental disorders. That is, people with certain psychiatric diagnoses die 25 years or more earlier than others! The study, conducted by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and published in October, 2006, attributes the increased mortality…

More Zyprexa Postcards From the Edge

Info Document Actions Print this Journalist Evelyn Pringle of OpEdNews analyzes the “final judgment” of the US District Court about the formerly-secret Zyprexa files. More Zyprexa Postcards From the Edge Date Published: Feb 14, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Evelyn Pringle Source: OpEdNews Original content. On February 13, 2007, Judge Jack Weinstein issued a permanent injunction,…

Prison and Mental Health

Info Prison and Mental Health All people in the criminal justice system deserve a range of voluntary supports. Unfortunately, the motto ‘help not prisons’ is being used to promote more and more psychiatric drugging and restraints of prisoners, without that full variety of humane alternatives. Issue of prison and mental health One of the most…