Keris Myrick, Karin Jervert, Robert Whitaker and Rob Wipond Discuss the Suicide Prevention Industry: Next Judi’s Room

Viewing the Suicide Prevention Industry Through a Critical Lens A Recording is Now Available HERE Keris Jän Myrick, Karin Jervert, Robert Whitaker, and Rob Wipond will present on the topic of the suicide prevention industry this week, Wednesday, June 1st at 3:00 pm Pacific, 6:00 pm Eastern. Each Panelist will have twenty minutes to present.…

Informed Consent: Topic of Upcoming Judi’s Room featuring Roxanne Stewart-Johnson, Producer of ‘Psychiatric Refugee’

Judi’s Room “Informed Consent: Legally Requiring Medical Providers in Canada to Disclose Known Risks of ‘Anti-Psychotics’ to their Patients” May 4, 2022 6-8 EST, 5-7 CT, 4-6 MT, 3-5 PT   To Register Click HERE   Last year, MFI was proud to host a film screening of a documentary entitled Psychiatric Refugee by Roxanne Stewart-Johnson,…

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International Peer Respite and Soteria House Summit: Creating Compassionate Alternatives for People in Crisis and Distress

International Peer Respite and Soteria House Summit: Creating Compassionate Alternatives for People in Crisis and Distress The Summit will be held every Sunday in October October 3 – 31, 2021 The Soteria House and peer respite models are both ways of supporting individuals in extreme states. Both models allow individuals to stay voluntarily in a…

Oregon

New Senate Bill Under Consideration by Oregon Legislature will create more choices for individuals receiving in-patient psychiatric care. Read about the bill and take action today to promote more choices in the mental health system!

Ann Kasper, MA, PSS, an activist with MindFreedom Oregon, sent us information about an important bill under consideration called Senate Bill 686 (SB686) for the 2021 State or Oregon legislative session. The bill states that anyone who is in a locked psychiatric facility in Oregon (such as a psychiatric hospital unit or secure psychiatric housing) has the…