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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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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…

“What is Mental Illness, or What It Is Not” a Free, On-line Discussion Presented by MindFreedom International and ‘I Love You, Lead On’ Featuring Ron Bassman, David Oaks, and Al Galves.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 6:00-8:00 pm Eastern “What is Mental Illness or What It Is Not” is a the first in an educational series co-produced by MindFreedom International and ‘I Love You, Lead on” (producers of ‘Judi’s Room’). This event is reflective of the spirit of human rights activist and psychiatric survivor, Judi Chamberlin…

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR MAY 7! MINDFREEDOM INTERNATIONAL TO HOST VIRTUAL SCREENING OF GROUNDBREAKING NEW DOCUMENTARY THAT EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT!

MINDFREEDOM PRESENTS A VIRTUAL SCREENING PISS ON PITY: WE WILL RIDE (To stream the film after the event, pissonpitymovie.com.) Thursday, May 7 Two showings: Cost: Free Registration Required. (SEE BELOW TO REGISTER) Worldwide Group Discussion to Follow Facilitated by Carole Hayes-Collier Featured Guests Celia Brown, Co-founder  of Surviving Race: The Intersection of Injustice, Disability and…