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A few of the mainstream and alternative media that have mentioned or covered MindFreedom International.

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News Item Still Crazy After All These Years
This cover story in the San Diego Reader about the late dissident psychiatrist and MindFreedom board member Loren Mosher and his Soteria experiment also quotes David Oaks, MindFreedom director.
Article Prozac.org: An influential mental health nonprofit finds its 'grassroots' watered by pharmaceutical millions
Mother Jones and journalist Ken Silverstein won an award for this one. Ken got inside the headquarters of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) and photocopied huge checks from the psychiatric drug industry to NAMI. NAMI policy: Non-disclosure of the amount of money this mental health organization gets from the psychiatric drug industry. MindFreedom (then called Support Coalition) was quoted. MFI did its own investigation finding that a lot of the NAMI money went to a special fund that promoted Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), which are teams that among other things enforce the taking of psychiatric drugs in people's home.
Article The Guinea Pigs' Rebellion
The weekly newspaper in Portland, Oregon provided an overview about progress in uniting the national movement of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors.
Collection MindFreedom Media Coverage
A few of the mainstream and alternative media that have mentioned or covered MindFreedom International.
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Cindi Fisher has fought for years for her son, who has experienced forced psychiatric drugging and other human rights violations in the State of Washington. She has even held protest fasts on her son's behalf (see photo of Day One). Cindi says: "In the past, advocating for my 33-year-old psychiatric survivor son over the years has been very frustrating and has sometimes felt hopeless! Now, as a member of MindFreedom, I feel I have the voice of thousands to join me. My effectiveness and awareness as an advocate has indeed multiplied a thousand times. Thank you David and MindFreedom for your many years of work to build such a powerful and empowering organization!"
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