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News Item Historic PsychOUT Event Promotes Activist Unity, Protests Electroshock
[Updated 5 June 2010] Survivors of psychiatric human rights violations and their allies from more than five countries gathered for three days -- from 7 to 9 ...
News Item NY Times continues spotlight on Eli Lilly's corruption involving Zyprexa
The New York Times ran a new story on 23 March 2007 that again exposes corruption by Eli Lilly in its promotion of its psychiatric drug Zyprexa. The Times has ...
News Item NARPA 2006 conference success
BALTIMORE, MD, USA: Report from 2006 National Association for Rights Protection & Advocacy 25th Annual Conference: Emphasis on Social Justice and youth ...
News Item News release: Launch of the Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition Board
On 22 April 2008, a state-wide teleconference launched the board of directors of the new OCSC, or Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition. Here's the news release, ...
News Item City of Eugene Mayor Meets with Mental Health Consumers & Psychiatric Survivors
Fifty mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors, along with a few allies and media representatives, met with the City of Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy for ...
News Item "Voice, Choice and Human Rights in Mental Health Care"
A panel on the movement to change the mental health system and its connection to wider struggles for civil rights was held in Eugene, Oregon on 15 January ...
News Item In response to a tragedy: Shooting of Police Officer Chris Kilcullen and Mental Health
On 22 April 2011, City of Eugene police officer Chris Kilcullen was shot and killed by an individual who has confessed. The media identified the shooter as an ...
News Item Oregon News to Change Mental Health System: Bills, Call to Governor
News about activities in Oregon for human rights, empowerment and alternatives in the mental health system. MindFreedom Oregon updates and alerts.
News Item ADA Watch Sponsors "The Road to Freedom"
Follow the latest news from a one-year national bus tour to promote the strength of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). ADA Watch is a MFI Sponsor Group.
News Item Victory for John Kelly! Forced Electroshock Stopped... So Far
Apparently because of many complaints, the forced electroshock of John Kelly in Rockland Psychiatric Center has been prevented. Attorney Aaron Frishberg had ...
News Item New York State Continues Cover-up of Data on Forced ECT
News Update: 1 January 2008. Long-time human rights activist Darby Penney continues her quest to use the law to make New York State Office of Mental Health ...
News Item Stop Forced Electroshock in New York State!
Here are some tips about how you can say "no" to the use of involuntary electroshock over the expressed wishes of the subject in New York State.
News Item Report: MindFreedom Members Challenge Bias by Kitty Dukakis in Electroshock Book.
MindFreedom Maine reports about their vigil that said "No" to electroshock, and to bias in media and books about electroshock. Their peaceful vigil in Boston ...
News Item MindFreedom Maine speaks out about Kitty Dukakis book
Here's a report about a MindFreedom vigil that helped break the silence about bias in a book that unfairly promotes electroshock.
News Item Alert: Say 'NO' to NY Forced Psychiatric Drugging of 'Ann L'
A New York citizen is being forced to take psychiatric drugs on an outpatient basis out in the community. How you can take easy action via the web to say "no." ...
News Item A Mom Speaks Out: "My Son Is Forced to Take Psychiatric Drugs!"
Cindi Fisher is a MindFreedom member in the State of Washington. Her adult son's name is Siddharta Fisher, 33, and he's being drugged against his will and over ...
News Item Joseph Carson Hikes to Raise Funds for MindFreedom
A longtime MindFreedom activist plans a hike through the wilderness to support MindFreedom. Help us win human rights in mental health this spring by pledging ...
News Item MindFreedom's Report on Mad Pride 2009 Events
It's July 2009, and that's Mad Pride Month! Here's a report on some upcoming events in New York, Toronto, Oregon and others, along with a recap about Mad Pride ...
News Item Mad Pride 2008 Events in Seven Nations
Already, Mad Pride events are being planned in seven nations. Mad Pride celebrates the right of all human beings not to be "normal"! That means you! After a ...
News Item Patch Adams, MD Agrees to be New Chair of the "IAACM"!
This day, 21 January 2008, is the official national holiday in the USA to celebrate the life of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., who would have turned 79 last ...
News Item Mad Pride 2008 updates
Here are a few of the upcoming anchor events for Mad Pride 2008. Mad Pride has celebrated human diversity and creative maladjustment for a decade, and now you ...
News Item How to Screen Yourself for Normality for Free!
You can take this free and easy self-test for normality wherever you are. It's one more step to screening the whole world for normality.
News Item 40 Years Later: You Can Lead MLK's Dream of the IAACM!
On 1 September 1967, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made a very special speech. For 12 years Martin Luther King, Jr. said he was proud of being ...
News Item IAACM launched!
Martin Luther King, Jr. called for an "International Association for Advancement of Creative Maladjustment" more than 10 times in his speeches and writing. ...
News Item "Screen the World for Normality"
MindFreedom invites you to celebrate your Mad Pride! MindFreedom is "Screening the World for Normality "! Here's how you can participate! Get your rubber ...
News Item News Release: Occupy American Psychiatric Association
New release about protest co-sponsored by MindFreedom International of American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting.
News Item Healing Voices Movie
Oryx Cohen produces the Healing Voices Film to be released 4.29.16 with a One Night One Voice Global Event
News Item Mental Health Bill Caters to Big Pharma and Would Expand Coercive Treatments
Oryx Cohen of the National Empowerment Center wrote a blog on the Murphy Bill published in Truth-Out.
News Item Where's the Outrage?
Pat Risser has been a human rights activist and mental health advocate for over thirty years.
News Item MindFreedom March of 200 Protests Directly in Front of American Psychiatric Association
MFI and allied organizations united for a successful peaceful protest of the 2012 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, questioning ...