Global News

Info Global News From Psychiatric Inmate to Honorary Doctor: Peter Lehmann receives Honorary Doctorate Long-time MindFreedom member and activist Peter Lehmann has been given an honorary doctor for his decades of work to win human rights and alternatives in the mental health field. [Update 29 Oct. 2010] Read More… New Featured Products in the Mad…

Global News

Info Global News A People’s Centre for Treatment, Health and Therapy: Founding Meeting of the Maitland Ubuntu Centre for Treatment MindFreedom South Africa launched a new project in the summer of 2007, at the founding meeting of the Maitland Ubuntu Centre for Treatment: Alternatives in Mental Health and Psychrights Advocacy. The Ubuntu Centre was conceived…

USA News

Info USA News “Challenging the movement to think outside the box” An MFI internet radio interview with James Jordan, CNC Celia Brown hosts “Challenging the movement to think outside the box,” a LIVE interview with Oregon nutrition and natural health advocate, James Jordan, CNC, JD. Saturday, Jan. 24th 11:30 am PST/2:30 pm EST Read More……

USA News

Info USA News Paula J. Caplan and the “DSM 9” call upon the APA to stop the harm of psychiatric diagnosis Paula J. Caplan, dissident psychologist and human rights activist, is working with a group of psychiatric survivors and allies to officially call upon the American Psychiatric Association [APA] to stop the harm that often…

USA News

Info USA News The Huffington Post Carries Attack on Alternatives 2010 Mental Health Conference Live from Alternatives 2010 in Anaheim, California: MindFreedom director David Oaks says more than 1,000 mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors have registered, and there’s lots of great news. But rather than cover this news, The Huffington Post is once more…

USA News

Info USA News Bill would challenge psychiatric abuse of youth in residential treatment Bazelon Center has issued an alert about a bill in the USA congress to do something about human rights abuses rampant in residential programs for teens diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities. Bazelon Center is a Sponsor Group in MindFreedom International. Read More… Congressional…

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Info USA News Forced Outpatient Psychiatric Drugging *STOPPED* in New Mexico… So Far! Finally, Something to Celebrate! New Mexico’s Senate adjourned without passing an involuntary outpatient commitment law. Read More… More media articles about fraud in psychiatric drug ads Wall St. Journal, United Press International, WebMD and Time Magazine Pacific all cover the story that…

Past Events

Info Events which have already happened. The Mental Patients Liberation Alliance Hosts 32nd Annual Bastille Day Protest About “Psychiatric Oppression” (Albany, New York, from Jul 13, 2012 12:00 PM to Jul 15, 2012 12:00 PM) On Bastille Day 2012 weekend, The Mental Patients Liberation Alliance (“The Alliance”) will be hold several actions to “celebrate the…

Past Events

Info Events which have already happened. Will Hall speaks on humane alternatives to the current mental health system. (454 Willamette, 2nd Floor, Eugene, Oregon, USA, from Feb 07, 2007 05:30 PM to Feb 07, 2007 07:00 PM) Free public forum featuring Will Hall, psychiatric survivor activist from Massachusetts. Jan. ’07 MF Lane County 1st Wed.…

Past Events

Info Events which have already happened. MindFreedom offers training webinar to win rights! (Virtual, from May 09, 2018 04:30 PM to May 09, 2018 04:30 PM) Register Here for an upcoming webinar hosted by MindFreedom calledVoices for Choices: Organizing to End Forced Psychiatric Treatment Sunday, June 2, 20185:00 pm Eastern. To register cut and paste…