CCHR Led Hundreds of Protestors Outside Psychiatric Convention Demanding a Ban on Electroshock Treatment

CCHR Led Hundreds of Protestors Outside Psychiatric Convention Demanding a Ban on Electroshock Treatment

Members of the mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and others concerned about the continuing use of electroshock treatment on 100,000 Americans each year—some aged five or younger [1] marched through the streets of San Francisco on...
CCHR: Veterans Get Damaging Mental Health Deal— Suicides increase & VA spends $1M on unsafe electroshock devices

CCHR: Veterans Get Damaging Mental Health Deal— Suicides increase & VA spends $1M on unsafe electroshock devices

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health watchdog, is calling for an investigation into suicide-inducing psychotropic drugs and electroshock following a recent report showing that the suicide rate of veterans aged 18 to 34 jumped more...
CCHR Florida Presents Humanitarian Award to an Attorney Dedicated to Stopping Mental Health Abuses

CCHR Florida Presents Humanitarian Award to an Attorney Dedicated to Stopping Mental Health Abuses

A prominent Florida attorney was presented with the CCHR Humanitarian Award during a banquet held at the historic Fort Harrison in downtown Clearwater for his work to expose and prevent fraudulent involuntary psychiatric examinations known as Baker Acts. Hundreds of...

Baton Rouge Cop Killer on Psychiatric Drugs

Was Baton Rouge cop killer Gavin Long protesting police brutality by murdering three policemen, or was it yet another result of psychiatric drug side effects? This young veteran told his relatives and friends that he had post-traumatic stress disorder, and according...

Terrorists on Psych Drugs: Mass Shooters on a Grand Scale

What do many terrorists and school shooters in the US have in common? Apparently, both terrorists and school shooters are taking psychiatric drugs. When French Special Forces officers raided the hotel room of wanted ISIS terrorist Salah Abdelsalam in the Paris suburb...

Military Suicide Still Ignored by the VA

A recent field hearing by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held in Roswell, NM introduced a new plan to help the VA provide medical help to veterans in rural parts of the country by allowing them to get medical care in their local private hospitals rather than...

Antidepressants and Homicidal Behavior

Antidepressants have been proven in court to cause homicidal behavior in some patients. In 2001, a federal jury in Cheyenne, Wyoming ordered SmithKline Beecham to pay 6.4 million dollars to relatives of a Paxil user who committed murder and suicide while on the drug....

Xanax Side Effects Lead to Horrific Tragedy

Mass shooter Elliot Rodger was, according to his parents, taking anti-anxiety drug Xanax in the days that led up to his bloody rampage and suicide in Isla Vista California on May 23. Elliot murdered six people and injured thirteen others before taking his life....

Sandy Hook Shooting Demands Thorough Investigation

It’s been about sixteen months since the tragic Sandy Hook shooting.  Following the unnecessary deaths of twenty children, aged six and seven years old, plus six adults, one would think that something would have been done by now to prevent another similar incident. ...