CCHR Exposes Electroshock Assault Masked as “Therapy”

CCHR Exposes Electroshock Assault Masked as “Therapy”

The mental health industry watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) has been investigating what it says is harm in the name of “mental healthcare” for 50 years. Whether it is psychotropic drugs being linked to many mass shootings and stabbings, or the use...

ECT Damage: Are Psychiatrists Ignorant or Malicious?

Psychiatrist Ugo Cerletti watched pigs being “anesthetized” with electroshock before they were butchered. This seemed a delightful outcome to Cerletti. He proceeded to experiment on hapless dogs and other animals, producing “reliable epileptic fits.” Apparently, this...

CCHR Florida Applauds Court Finding Forcible Electroshock a Human Rights Violation: Reinforces the Need to Ban ECT

The Florida chapter of the international mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), applauds a recent Supreme Court decision in Victoria, Australia that ruled the forcible use of electroshock treatment (ECT) violates patients’ human rights....
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...

Why Even the FDA Was Forced to Admit ECT Machines are High Risk

ECT Victims Speak Out Almost 6 years ago the FDA explored whether psychiatric electroshock machines should be considered to have the same risk to patients as powered wheelchairs and air purifiers. In January of 2011 an FDA advisory panel held an open hearing in which...

21st Century Cures Act – Hidden Dangers

The 21st Century Cures Act has a decent purpose to help those with life-threatening diseases by giving them previously unavailable treatment. For example, if someone has late stage cancer he or she could be treated with a relatively untried medication that may have a...
Museum Targeting Psychiatry as an “Industry of Death” Helping to Expose Rights Violations in Florida

Museum Targeting Psychiatry as an “Industry of Death” Helping to Expose Rights Violations in Florida

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, has held over 100 events and toured more than 3,000 people through the Psychiatry: An Industry of...

Deep Brain Stimulation – Another Psychiatric Torture Treatment Emerging

Psychiatrists are the first to admit they don’t really understand what causes the mental conditions they have labeled as disorders. They also freely admit they don’t really know why a particular drug or surgery “works” but they continue to theorize and experiment...