Mental Health Reform Bill Strengthened

Mental Health Reform Bill Strengthened

Ironically, the “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act,” legislation first introduced in 2013, was supposedly in response to the deadly school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Possibly legislators Tim Murphy and Eddie Bernice Johnson, who reintroduced the...

The Mental Illness and Criminality Connection

Convicted felons are diagnosed as mentally ill at a rate 2-4 times that of the non-criminal population. It would be easy to make the supposition that anyone who commits a crime is in some degree mentally ill. And not many would argue. But criminal behavior does not...
New Video: Your Right to Non-Psychiatric Treatment

New Video: Your Right to Non-Psychiatric Treatment

Please watch, like, comment on and share this new CCHR Florida Video: With new Federal legislation, mental health questions will be mandatory for medical practitioners. You do still have the right to alternative treatments. Informed Consent is a legal concept that...
Brand New Powerful Video from CCHR Florida

Brand New Powerful Video from CCHR Florida

The FDA places strong warnings on mental health drugs. Unfortunately most people are not fully informed of the risks of these drugs prior to taking them. This video will open your eyes to the truth about mental health drugs.

Mental Disorders List Growing Yearly

The expanding mental disorders list has many concerned. Even some psychiatrists look upon this broadening of their field dubiously. The American Psychiatric Association wants the industry’s guide to be changed, as witnessed in the upcoming new edition of their Bible,...

Psychotic Disorders –in Everyday Life?

When an associate professor of pharmacology at Georgetown University, Dr. Fugh Berman, was asked by two students if they should take a powerful antipsychotic to help them sleep, she was outraged. The young people had not even been given such simple advice as “drink...

The Heart Risks of Psychiatric Drugs

In today’s world of over-specialized and drug-infused medicine, doctors hand out pills for everything, often prescribing drugs without regard to side effects on patients’ general health.  Dentists use mercury, which may preserve teeth but is highly toxic to the rest...

Thorazine: Chemical Lobotomy?

What are some of the major Thorazine side effects?   Dubbed by some, a chemical lobotomy, from its inception-the main purpose of the psychiatric drug Thorazine has been to keep mental patients quiet and manageable.   In 1952, French psychiatrists, Dr. Delay...