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…

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,…

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…

Four African American individuals, Celia Brown is in the foregound with a microphone, the others, all smiling are in close proximity.

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…

The Road Less Traveled: Historic Foundations for Three Decades of Progressive Mental Health Leadership in Oregon: Free Webinar Presented by MindFreedom Oregon, February 21, 2022, 2:00 PM PST

MindFreedom Oregon Webinar Monday, 21 February 2022 at 2 pm pacific The Road Less Traveled: Historic Foundations for Three Decades of Progressive Mental Health Leadership in Oregon Two of the main mental health consumer leaders in Oregon for decadeshave been Bob Nikkel and Kevin Fitts. You are invited to this live interview by Kevin of…

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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…

Siddhartha Fisher

Shield Member, Siddharta Fisher to be released from Western State Hospital! Thank you for your calls, emails, letters!

Updated January 5, 2022 Reintegrating at last!! MFI was informed that page was in need of an update! Siddhartha’s discharge and integration back into the community did not go as smoothly as we had hoped (due to discrimination against Sidd’s family members and lack of housing options for psychiatric survivors) but she is now safely…

event logo by Amy Smith depicting a house with a heart with accompanying text: peer respite soteria summit

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…