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News Item MindFreedom Shield Launched Online
MindFreedom Members may now use a convenient online registration form to sign up for the MindFreedom Shield, a mutual support network to nonviolently defend ...
News Item New Task Force on Mental Health Legal Advocacy & Activism
NEWS RELEASE: PsychRights & MindFreedom have formed a joint effort to win battles against forced psychiatric drugging in both the court of law and court of ...
News Item Ray Alert #13: Forced outpatient electroshock for Ray Sandford resumed
This morning, 5 February 2009, Ray Sandford received another involuntary, outpatient, maintenance electroshock in Minnesota. Here's how you can peacefully ...
News Item Ray Alert #15: Ray Sandford in Online Video Against Forced Electroshock!
You can now watch a new five-minute online video of Minnesota resident Ray Sandford -- along with his mom and a volunteer -- speak out against his ongoing, ...
News Item Ray Alert #16: Ray Sandford to be Forced Electroshocked Again, Today, 25 March 2009
This morning, 25 March 2009, Ray Sandford is receiving another involuntary, outpatient, maintenance electroshock in Minnesota. Join us in speaking out! Contact ...
News Item Psychiatrist Dean K. Knudson, who has ordered Ray Sandford's forced electroshocks, may quit
Because of public pressure, Ray Sandford's main psychiatrist Dean K. Knudson (shown here) may quit the case. Dr. Knudson has been ordering Ray's ongoing ...
News Item Your Tax Dollars at Work: MindFreedom Launches "Web of Link$" Around Ray Sandford
What a terrible coincidence. It's confirmed: Ray received one of his forced outpatient electroshocks on USA Tax Day, 15 April 2009. MindFreedom issued a list ...
News Item Protest Held Inside Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda to Stop Ray's Shock
Associated Press gave national coverage to a MindFreedom protest to support in Minnesota for the human rights of Ray Sandford: may Day for Ray. Activists from ...
News Item Ray Alert #20: Last minute reprieve! Ray's Forced Electroshocked for Today 13 May 2009 is POSTPONED.
This morning, 13 May 2009, Ray Sandford was scheduled to receive another involuntary, outpatient, maintenance electroshock in Minnesota. He was escorted all ...
News Item Alert 21: Another Ray Sandford Campaign Victory: New Psychiatrist is Official
MindFreedom has campaigned for the right of Ray Sandford to say "no" to his ongoing, outpatient forced electroshock. The Ray Campaign had another victory ...
News Item Alert 22: Victory Day for Ray Sandford!
MindFreedom has campaigned for the right of Ray Sandford to say "no" to his ongoing, outpatient forced electroshock. Today the Ray Campaign has finally ...
News Item Update5: MindFreedom member Geetha Rathnamala now FREE, forced drugging over.
UPDATE5: A 31-year-old member of MindFreedom International - Geetha Rathnamala - was being held against her will in a Pittsburgh psychiatric institution, and ...
News Item VICTORY: MFI Alerts Help Win on Federal Agency's Web Forum
It's over. We won. Today, Friday, 22 October 2010, 5 pm EST was the deadline. And after the dust settled... After a last-minute campaign that temporarily ...
News Item Ask Sen. Al Franken: Stop Elizabeth Ellis Forced Electroshock
Elizabeth Ellis, 67, a retired Minnesota teacher, has already had 13 involuntary court-ordered electroshocks this winter, including one on an outpatient basis. ...
News Item Victory for Elizabeth Ellis: At Home, No Forced Electroshock Over Her Wishes!
"Thank you, thank you, MindFreedom!" says Elizabeth Ellis, 67, a retired Minnesota teacher, who won her main goals: She has returned home, free of forced ...
News Item Chris Busche finally free of NJ psychiatric institution: Thanks MF Shield Campaign
Psychiatric survivor Chris Busche got a special Valentine's Day gift today. He's free of a psychiatric institution in New Jersey where he's been locked up for ...
News Item Where do YOU stand?
The Mental Patients Liberation Alliance (The Alliance) invites you to join with other proponents of human rights in mental health on Friday, November 14, 2014 ...
News Item A Video Message from David W. Oaks: Support Creative Maladjustment Week!
On February 17th (Giordano Bruno Day), David thanks his supporters and urges them to celebrate their CREATIVE MALADJUSTMENT!
News Item October-November e-newsletter
In this issue: Comfort Calls/Shield campaign fundraising drive, 60 Minutes online petition, register NOW for the 2014 Alternatives conference, MFI-Mad Market ...
News Item His gift to the world: Daniel Mackler releases all his documentary films free online!
For seven years, Daniel Mackler has traversed the globe producing his fantastic documentary films about alternatives to mainstream psychiatry. Until now, they ...
News Item Mad Pride Event: Patch Adams to Get IAACM Award at 2012 OCF
Mad Pride! At the 2012 Oregon Country Fair - the enormous, creative and historic festival in the woods - the clown / physician / psychiatric survivor Patch ...
News Item “Challenging the movement to think outside the box” An MFI internet radio interview with James Jordan, CNC
Celia Brown hosts “Challenging the movement to think outside the box,” a LIVE interview with Oregon nutrition and natural health advocate, James Jordan, CNC, ...
News Item Memo to Members: We Need Comfort Callers!
MindFreedom members who volunteer to provide comfort calls are a beacon of light for those facing dark times in the mental health system. Lending your ear or ...
News Item Join us at Continue the Creative Revolution in October
We are delighted to be affiliated with the ISEPP annual conference, continuing the conversation which began in 2014 about approaches that support self ...
News Item Ex-Nun Vs. Psychiatry
Mary Maddock of MindFreedom Ireland has written a book with her husband Jim about her escape from psychiatry and activism to change it, called "Soul Survivor."
News Item MindFreedom Ireland testifies about psychiatric drugs to Irish government.
A report from MindFreedom Ireland about giving official testimony at a hearing by the Irish Parliament about psychiatric drug hazards and efficacy.
News Item Mary Maddock Petitions Ireland About Forced Psychiatric Drugs
In Cork, Ireland, Mary Maddock, one of the founders of MindFreedom Ireland, submitted an official petition to the government of Ireland, and a copy of the text ...
News Item Irish Media Spotlights MindFreedom Ireland Co-Founder Mary Maddock
On Sunday, 17 July 2011, electroshock survivor and MindFreedom board member Mary Maddock was featured in a full-page piece in a major Irish publication, which ...
News Item New Zealand psychiatric abuse
PRAWI is a sponsor group of MFI in New Zealand. Here is a letter by long-time human rights activist Anna de Jonge on behalf of PRAWI to the New Zealand ...
News Item MDRI Receives Human Rights Award, Appears in Mother Jones Magazine
MindFreedom sponsor organization Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI) announces that it has won the Council on Global Psychiatry's 2009 Human Rights ...