From the protest at the American Psychiatric Association

Mental health advocate Leah Harris speaks at MindFreedom’s 2014 annual protest of the American Psychiatric Association in NYC. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

David Oaks (MindFreedom founder) Needs Our Help

by Ron Unger, LCSW For decades, one of the most prominent voices for radical change, or “non-violent revolution” in mental health care has been David Oaks, former director of MindFreedom International. Many activists today were drawn into their work due to David’s influence. Robert Whitaker, for example has credited an interview he did with David in 1998 for propelling him into noticing and writing about the way psychiatric drugs were harming more than helping. My own journey in becoming outspoken on these issues has also been massively influenced by David’s activism and ideas, which is one reason I care strongly about the issue I am bringing up here. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

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