Webinar: Student Mental Health Rights

Join us for our upcoming webinar: Student Mental Health Rights Lived Experience, Action and Awareness on College Campuses RESCHEDULED New date to be announced soon! Thanks to everyone who has expressed support or registered so far! Unfortunately due to sudden technical issues at our host location, we have to reschedule this important webinar to make…

MindFreedom In Conjunction with Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living Center is Turning Up the Heat for Shield of David Italiano, in Pennsylvania. Sign the Petition to Find and Free David Today!

Updated 5/18/2022   Update for David Italiano Though it has been several months since MindFreedom International (MFI) in conjunction with Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living (RTFCIL) issued a Shield update on behalf of David Italiano, we are not giving up – not by a long shot! See our Call To Action below. Work on…

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Celebrating the Accomplishments and Embracing the Challenges of African American leadership in our Movement

It’s time for Judi’s Room – Mark your calendars!  Wednesday, March 2     6:00pm Eastern and 3:00pm Pacific MindFreedom International and ‘I Love You Lead On Present “Celebrating the Accomplishments and Embracing the challenges of African American Leadership in our Movement” African American activists/ leaders within the CSX movement share their first-hand experience of systemic…

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Back By Popular Demand: Reasonable Accommodations -Topic of Next Judi’s Room, Wednesday, November 3rd

JUDI’S ROOM Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 3:00 PM PT/6:00 PM  ET In last month’s Judi’s Room, participants had a range of concerns around the popular topic of ‘Reasonable Accommodations’ and panelists found it challenging to address them all. Reasonable accommodations involves a wide range of laws, policies and institutions including workplaces, classrooms, prisons, hospitals, and…

picture of activist and psychiatric survivor Judi Chamberlin as a young woman

Judi’s Room October 6, 2021 “The Right to Accommodations”​ Wednesday October 6, 2021 6:00-8:00 EST, 4-6 MT, 3-5 PT

Judi’s Room October 6, 2021 “The Right to Accommodations”​ Wednesday October 6, 2021 6:00-8:00 EST, 4-6 MT, 3-5 PT Who is eligible for reasonable accommodations? What is a reasonable accommodation and how do you get it? What does an educator or employer or program manager need to know when granting accommodation? What can you do…

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Ron Bassman, Executive Director of MindFreedom International addresses the United Nations this week on the Importance of De-Institutionalizing People in Distress!

Dear Friends and supporters, A few days ago, on June 8, 2021 MindFreedom International resumed its consultation status with the United Nations to promote human rights in the mental health system. Specically, MFI contributed oral and written statements to the UN’s Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Caribbean and North America). Other well…

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Shield: What It Is and Its Potential to Empower Us

Judi’s Room – An Educational Series hosted by MindFreedom International in Collaboration with “I Love You, Lead On!” Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:00 PM ET 5:00 CT 4:00 MT 3:00 PT Pre-registration is required In the spirit of Judi Chamberlin, our Fifth educational series offers a free, online presentation and discussion which continues the monthly…