Alert: Charles Helmer last scheduled shock for Friday April 23rd was cancelled and there are no new shocks scheduled on the horizon. Thank you Shield members for the hundreds of letters and emails! The battle is still ongoing however until Charle’s legal rights are restored. Please read the update below on ways that you can take action!

  Shield Alert Update for Charles Helmer 5/7/21 Charles shared with MFI today that there are no new shocks scheduled! Hooray! Charles is grateful for your support and for the cessation of the shock, at least for now. But MFI views this victory with caution. For a full restoration of Charles’ right to reject all…

Thank You for Your Help to Protect Shield Member Adrianne Stacey from Psychiatric Abuse; Held Against Her Will at Cowichan District Hospital in British Columbia and Forcibly Drugged

Shield Alert for Adrianne Stacey   This alert was originally posted on 1/29/2021. This alert was updated on 2/9/2021 and again on 3/12/2021 and 3/18/2021. 3/18/21 Great news! Adrianne Stacey has been discharged from Cowichan Hospital in British Columbia! Thank you to those of you who wrote letters, sent emails, and made phone calls on…

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MFI Informs National Council for Independent Living About the Need for Informed Consent and Supported Decision Making in Congregate Living Facilities. Read Full Letter HERE

Shield and Intersectional Rights Protection An Update from the NCIL Mental Health Subcommittee  Successful comics can be particularly good at recognizing what hovers below the illusions that most of us accept as unchallenged reality. The late George Carlin exposes one of the myths that many of us accept. He riffs that it is comforting to…