Multi-Million Dollar Fines Insufficient to Curb Fraud & Patient Sexual Abuse in For-Profit Behavioral Health Industry, CCHR Says

Universal Health Services (UHS), which owns a chain of for-profit psychiatric facilities in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, has agreed to pay $127 million to settle a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) civil probe into alleged fraud. The settlement is subject to...

Multi-Million Fines Insufficient to Curb Abuse in For-Profit Behavioral Health Industry

Universal Health Services (UHS), which owns a chain of for-profit psychiatric facilities in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, has agreed to pay $127 million to settle a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) civil probe into alleged fraud. The settlement is subject to...
Mental Health Watchdog Calling for Investigation into Psychiatric Drugging of Millions of Children

Mental Health Watchdog Calling for Investigation into Psychiatric Drugging of Millions of Children

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to protection of children, is calling for an investigation into the heavy psychiatric drugging of children; especially foster children, in Florida. A report from...

CCHR Educates Over 146,000 Families on Their Rights Under the Baker Act

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, has reached over 146,000 families in a campaign to prevent abuse of the Baker Act by...
CCHR Demands Investigation into Involuntary Psychiatric Examination of Children

CCHR Demands Investigation into Involuntary Psychiatric Examination of Children

The Florida chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, is once again demanding an investigation into the involuntary psychiatric examinations of children...
Chilling Federal Mental Health Proposal

Chilling Federal Mental Health Proposal

The “Comprehensive Agenda on Mental Health” [1] calls for a massive expansion by the federal government for the funding and development of more psychiatric mental health treatment for Americans. The agenda statement runs over 5,000 words and cites 25 references from...

Drugging Native American Kids: Big Money Maker in South Dakota

The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) has teamed up with psychiatrists and drug manufacturers in what has been called a “genocide-for-profit” scheme. Native American children are being removed from their homes, placed into foster care homes...
CCHR Demands Investigation into Involuntary Psychiatric Examination of Children

Handcuffs and Police Cars Terrorize Florida School Kids

The Baker Act is the mental health law or the state of Florida an currently allows children to be involuntarily committed right out of their classroom at school and sent for psychiatric evaluation. This can happen if it is believed the child has a mental illness and...
Psychiatric Child Abuse

Psychiatric Child Abuse

Psychiatrist Peter Breggin asserts the psychiatric drugging of children is nothing but child abuse. He remarks that in the past, abuse of vulnerable members of society was largely justified based on “moral, religious, patriotic or ethnic grounds.” But today’s child...
Are Foster Children Psychiatric Guinea Pigs?

Are Foster Children Psychiatric Guinea Pigs?

Medicaid coverage of foster kids has contributed to out of control psychotropic drugging of children as young as 12 months. Because “mental health” services are included in this coverage, there has been rampant abuse. The Government Accounting Office (GAO) in 2011...

Foster Kids Abused with Psychiatric Drugs

Foster children are extremely vulnerable. Many have been uprooted continuously with no permanent place to call home. With personal belongings transported inside an empty trash bag, they have little, if any stability in their lives. Yet these children, desperately in...
Antidepressants Are a Prescription for Mass Shootings

Antidepressants Are a Prescription for Mass Shootings

Antidepressants carry FDA warnings that may surprise most people. Some of which include, depression, suicidal thoughts and violent actions.

The Chemical Imbalance Fraud

Many psychiatrists assert that mental illness is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. But there are no medical tests to prove this. Chemical imbalance is a theory that does not hold up to intense scientific scrutiny.

When Life Became an Illness

In life, we experience a wide range of feelings – grief, boredom, happiness, anger and
hopelessness, to name a few. These are all normal emotions that people feel
depending on the situations they are faced with each day.