Mental Health Stigma Created by Psychiatry

Mental Health Stigma Created by Psychiatry

When $20.4 million in federal funding for mental health services in Florida expired recently, those tied directly to this tax-payer funded care began a predictable and loud outcry. Stacey Cook-Hawk, CEO of Salus Care, a Mental Health and Addiction facility in...
New Florida Law Makes Giant Leap Forward To Secure Rights Of Children

New Florida Law Makes Giant Leap Forward To Secure Rights Of Children

CLEARWATER, FL. June 27, 2017 – Acting as a strong voice working to protect children from unnecessary involuntary psychiatric examinations, commonly referred to as a Baker Act, CCHR applauds Florida lawmakers for making great strides in the restoration of human rights...
Another Creative Artist Killed by Psychoactive Drugs: Chris Cornell’s Wife Blames Suicide On Antianxiety Medication Ativan (Lorazepam)

Another Creative Artist Killed by Psychoactive Drugs: Chris Cornell’s Wife Blames Suicide On Antianxiety Medication Ativan (Lorazepam)

Initial evidence points to the anti-anxiety medicine Ativan as the cause for Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell’s untimely death. Chris was found dead Thursday morning following his concert in Detroit the night before. Why did this artist who had been happily married...
Massive Fraud & Crime Exposed in America’s Largest Psychiatric Hospital Chain

Massive Fraud & Crime Exposed in America’s Largest Psychiatric Hospital Chain

“Lock them in. Bill their insurer. Kick them out. How scores of employees and patients say America’s largest psychiatric chain turns patients into profits.” [1] That is how Rosalind Adams, BuzzFeed News Reporter, headlined her article written after a year-long...
Something Worse than Electroshock Therapy?

Something Worse than Electroshock Therapy?

When psychiatric drugs and electroconvulsive therapy fail to relieve a patient’s depression, psychiatrists report he has “treatment-resistant depression”. This patient is then a prime candidate for any experimental lunacy that the profession dreams up because the poor...
ECT: Documented Dangers

ECT: Documented Dangers

ECT is in the news again, with vested interests pushing this barbaric torture device as an actual “therapy” and attempting to broaden its use by sneaking it in through the 21st Century Cures Act. Disturbingly, this proposal – given new life through a complicated...
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...

14-Year Old Child Commits Suicide While On Prozac

Jake Lynch, a healthy 14 year old British child was diagnosed with anxiety and put on Prozac in 2013. Just a few weeks later he committed suicide. His parents, Stephanie McGill and John Lynch were devastated. The grieving mother said  “My son had no history of...

Big Pharma Hides Antidepressant Trial Suicides

Whether teen suicide and anti-depressant drugs are related has been presented as a “controversial subject” by the psychiatric industry. But earlier this year the Telegraph of London squashed psychiatry’s apparent uncertainty. “Antidepressants can raise the risk...

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...
Teen Suicide: Psychiatric Drug Crime

Teen Suicide: Psychiatric Drug Crime

Family and friends were devastated earlier this year when teenager Ritu Sachdeva committed suicide by taking a medication overdose. The tragedy was compounded when within hours her friend Hillary Kate Kuizon’s body was also found, another apparent suicide....

Antidepressants Double Suicide Risks in Teens

Policy makers in Florida are concerned by the rising rate of youth suicides in our state and experts are saying that suicide can be prevented with education and community action. The question becomes what education and what community action is to be used. One expert...

Sandy Hook Shooter’s Psychiatrist Arrested

On December 14th 2012 Adam Lanza attacked students and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut with an AR-15 rifle leaving 20 children and 6 adults dead. There have been two recent news stories related to the Adam Lanza case. One concerns the...