Mother Jones exposes psychiatric drug screening

Info This excellent investigation about drug company influence on “mental health screening” shows that some kids are getting drugs over the wishes of their own parents. Aliah was “screened” at school and then forced to take psychiatric drugs over her parents’ wishes. Mother Jones May/June 2005 When state mental health officials fall under theinfluence of…

Alternative Healing: How to navigate the psychiatric system if you’re caught, and how to present yourself as “normal.”

Info Document Actions Print this An anonymous psychologist wrote this article about how to avoid and escape psychiatric oppression if you find yourself caught up in it. Calling himself “Dr. Deceptively ‘Normal,’” this mental health professional is a longtime MindFreedom member who has worked at psychiatric institutions and in mental health settings for years. His…

We are MFI photos

Info We are MFI photos Rae Unzicker & Justin Dart Loren R. Mosher, MD Cookie Gant Judi Chamberlin Celia Brown Ted Chabasinski Matt Morrissey Jay Mahler Kris Yates Mary Ann Ebert – New York State Activist MindFreedom Ireland gathers signatures Gabriel Hadd Next 12 items » 1 2 3 4 Document Actions Print this

Psychiatric Labels Plague Women’s Mental Health

Info Document Actions Print this Paula Caplan, PhD is an author, psychologist and long-time critic of psychiatric labeling. Paula is also a MindFreedom activist who has attended the MindFreedom Action Conference, and is providing some great information to members about how to fight abuse caused by psychiatric labeling. Psychiatric Labels Plague Women’s Mental Health Date…

RISPERDAL: Not Safe for Children!

Risperdal (an antipsychotic/neuroleptic drug) is unsafe for use in children, causing diabetes, male breast growth, obesity, brain shrinkage, and other alarming ill effects. Support attorney Stephen Sheller’s petition to the FDA to revoke approval of its use in children by commenting on the FDA’s website!   J&J used items like these Risperdal-branded legos to aid…

Scientific Panel addresses APA claims

22 August 2003 — Reply by Scientific Panel for Fast for Freedom in Mental Health to the 12 August Letter from American Psychiatric Association. FAST FOR FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC PANEL REPLY TO THE AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION 22 August 2003 From:MindFreedomSupport Coalition International454 Willamette, Suite 216PO Box 11284Eugene, OR 97440 USA Phone: (541) 345-9106 Fax: (541) 345-3737E-mail:…

Response from APA

12 August 2003 — Letter from American Psychiatric Association to Fast for Freedom in Mental Health. August 12, 2003 Mr. David Oaksc/o Stuart Shipko, M.D.97 W. Bellevue DrivePasadena, CA 91105 Dear Mr. Oaks: I am acceding to your request that I send my response to your letter of July 28, 2003 to Dr. Stuart Shipko.…