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MindFreedom International has hired Ronald Bassman, Psychiatric Survivor and Licensed Psychologist to be its Executive Director
MindFreedom International has hired Ronald Bassman to be its Executive Director. Bassman is a psychiatric survivor and licensed psychologist who lives in Boulder, Colorado. He has been a long-time activist fighting for the rights of persons diagnosed with mental illnesses and for alternatives to the mainstream standard of care in mental health.
MindFreedom International is Replacing its Website!
Help us replace MFI’s Website: A Beacon for Psychiatric Survivors on the Internet
Voices for Choices: MindFreedom webinar to Organize Against Forced Psychiatric Treatment
On June 24, MindFreedom International hosted a webinar entitled Voice for Choices: Organizing to End Forced Psychiatric Treatment. View more details below including a link for viewing the recording of this webinar below.
Virtual Counter-Conference of the American Psychiatric Association Starts NOW
Watch the livestream at ProtestAPA.com all week for interviews with psychiatric survivors and alternative health care professionals.
2018 Protest of the American Psychiatric Association in New York City
A mock funeral mourning those lost to psychiatry or who have had their spirits broken and struggle to survive is to be held as protesters deliver a public message to psychiatrists at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association on Sunday, May 6, 2018. “First, Do No Harm” is the message that protesters hope will go viral and get people to think twice before getting involved with psychiatry.
Trump’s new forced psychiatric drugging czar Ellie McCance-Katz doesn’t believe you should have the right to own your own body.
Grab ’em by the frontal lobes: MindFreedom founder David Oaks on President Trump’s new forced drugging czar, Ellie McCance-Katz, a proponent of the heinous human rights abuse of state-sanctioned brain rape, forced drugging. Trump’s new forced drugging czar McCance-Katz, seeks to radically expand the terrifying and inhuman practice of rounding up and forcibly drugging American citizens long-term in the community… motivated by the pseudoscientific and hate-filled belief that without even performing any objective test on a citizen’s brain, a citizen should lose their right to own their own brain and become a second class citizen, because Trump’s big government forced drugging policy trumps your right to choose.
Phil Hickey masterfully debunking psychiatry’s so-called ‘biological evidence’
PhD psychologist Phil Hickey is back with another analysis of psychiatry’s fundamentally flawed assumptions…
Exploring critical analysis of psychiatry on Reddit
Popular forum website Reddit has some subreddits Mindfreedom members may be interested in.
Podcasts every survivor of forced psychiatry needs to listen to in 2017
You’re missing out on hundreds of hours of amazing audio. Great guests, great interviewers, you simply have to listen to these podcasts.
Promotion and advocacy of alternatives to the medical model in mental health
MindFreedom has been busy in 2016 and looks forward to a potent New Year in 2017
Report finds electroshock treatment of psychiatric patients increases for the first time in years
Interview with Mary Maddock, MindFreedom Ireland on Irish News Radio Show
Where’s the Outrage?
Pat Risser has been a human rights activist and mental health advocate for over thirty years.
Mental Health Bill Caters to Big Pharma and Would Expand Coercive Treatments
Oryx Cohen of the National Empowerment Center wrote a blog on the Murphy Bill published in Truth-Out.
Healing Voices Movie
Oryx Cohen produces the Healing Voices Film to be released 4.29.16 with a One Night One Voice Global Event
Taking Charge of Your Mind and Making Your Life Go Well!
Slideshow Resource from the Taking Charge webinar
Race, Gun Violence & Mental Health
Stop the Murphy Bill
Stop the Murphy Bill: Please join the Campaign for REAL CHANGE in Mental Health Policy.
World Mental Health Day 2015 – “Dignity in Mental Health”
Mindfreedom Ghana and other advocates participated in the Street March in Cape Coast Central Region, Ghana as part of their activities to mark World Mental Health Day 2015.
World Mental Health Day 2015 – Geneva
The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on the rights of persons with disabilities…
Join us at Continue the Creative Revolution in October
We are delighted to be affiliated with the ISEPP annual conference, continuing the conversation which began in 2014 about approaches that support self determination and safe, humane and effective options in mental health.
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- A Hopeful and Happy New Year
- Thank you for your continued support of MindFreedom International in 2017