VICTORY: Journalist Bob Whitaker is “Re-Confirmed” as Keynote for Alternatives 2010

Info Whitaker is a critic of psychiatric drug company claims, with his new book, “Anatomy of an Epidemic.” US federal government officials objected to Whitaker keynoting Alternatives 2010 conference. An MFI alert 48-hours ago is called “effective,” and Whitaker is now re-confirmed as keynoter. Thank you MFI News readers! Bob Whitaker is author of the…

“Undue influence of pharmaceutical industry” opposed by USA mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders.

Info Key national mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders at a national USA federal meeting on mental health consumer and psychiatric survivor inclusion issued a statement of “alarm” about the “undue influence of the psychiatric pharmaceutical industry,” and the “urgent necessity for more non-drug alternatives in mental health care.” Speaking for themselves as individuals, and not…

“Undue influence of pharmaceutical industry” opposed by USA mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders.

Info Key national mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders at a national USA federal meeting on mental health consumer and psychiatric survivor inclusion issued a statement of “alarm” about the “undue influence of the psychiatric pharmaceutical industry,” and the “urgent necessity for more non-drug alternatives in mental health care.” Speaking for themselves as individuals, and not…

MindFreedom Directory of Alternatives – One Year Later

Info One year later, the MindFreedom International free online directory of mental health alternatives is growing. Matthew Morrissey, MFI board member, explains how you can help promote self-directed, safe, and humane healing approaches in mental health. Matthew Morrissey is an MFI board member on the MFI Campaign Committee for Mental Health Choice. MindFreedom International News…

MindFreedom Academic Alliance

Info MindFreedom’s network of allies in the academic world MFI Intern Piers Gooding of Melbourne, Australia organized the MindFreedom Academic Alliance.  To go directly to list of MFI Academic Alliance participants, click here.   The Academic Alliance was born from an observation that while there are many academics doing great work in universities and many…

Alert 22: Victory Day for Ray Sandford!

Info MindFreedom has campaigned for the right of Ray Sandford to say “no” to his ongoing, outpatient forced electroshock. Today the Ray Campaign has finally achieved victory: No More Forced Electroshock for Ray, Ever!   Ray Sandford 22 October 2009   Today, Ray Sandford of Minnesota phoned the MindFreedom office with some very good news:…