Experts Present Youth Mental Health Solutions at World Mental Health Day Forum

Experts Present Youth Mental Health Solutions at World Mental Health Day Forum

CCHR hosted an event following World Mental Health Day where experts presented solutions to the challenges faced when dealing with youth mental health. Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the protection of...

Psychiatry Attempts New Screening Tool For Adult ADHD

A new tool to screen adults with ADHD has been created. Interestingly, this test was devised to match The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5) criteria.[1] (The DSM is the psychiatric handbook for diagnosing mental disorders.)...

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...
New Study: Exercise Can Cure Depression & ADHD In Children

New Study: Exercise Can Cure Depression & ADHD In Children

Dr. Gregory Ramey is a pediatric psychologist and the executive director for the Center for Pediatric Mental Health Resources at The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Ramey is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Ohio...
Psychiatrists Complain They Get No Respect – Stats Prove It!

Psychiatrists Complain They Get No Respect – Stats Prove It!

Echoing 1970s comedian Rodney Dangerfield’s iconic one-liner, psychiatrists are complaining that they “get no respect”. 1 Why would this be? Really, it’s no mystery. By their own admission psychiatry attracts medical students with lower board scores and...

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...
Psychiatric Drugs and the Baker Acting of Minors

Psychiatric Drugs and the Baker Acting of Minors

The Baker Acting of minors is controversial. Many parents have been devastated when their child was taken from school without their knowledge and held for examination in a mental health facility in Florida. Some children have been Baker Acted for displaying typical...
Children on Ritalin: Long Term Effects

Children on Ritalin: Long Term Effects

Seeing as psychiatrists have been drugging children with Ritalin since the 1970s, some long term effects have now been studied and confirmed. Psychiatrist and whistle blower Peter Breggin reports these possible tragic outcomes for the victim of long term Ritalin use:...
Is there An Antidepressant / Autism Link?

Is there An Antidepressant / Autism Link?

A new study shows a connection between women who take antidepressants in the last 6 months of pregnancy and an increase of children born with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) Pediatrics concluded that “Use of...
Baker Act Relies On Faulty DSM Diagnostic System

Baker Act Relies On Faulty DSM Diagnostic System

With new bills proposing some scary, expansive changes to the Baker Act here in Florida, it’s time for citizens and Florida State Legislators to take a good look at what is going on here. The Baker Act allows the involuntary institutionalization and examination...
Risperdal: Another Psychiatric Drug Ruining Lives

Risperdal: Another Psychiatric Drug Ruining Lives

Risperdal is one of the so-called second generation antipsychotic drugs, touted to be safer than the older anti-psychotics. Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical unit, it is approved for schizophrenia treatment and bipolar disorder in...