CCHR Files over 2,300 Complaints on Psychiatric Abuse in Florida

CCHR Files over 2,300 Complaints on Psychiatric Abuse in Florida

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, has filed over 2,300 complaints on psychiatric abuse in Florida in an ongoing effort to...
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...

Baker Acting 7 year-olds

Florida’s mental health law, the Baker Act, gives law enforcement the right to detain someone, restrain them in a police vehicle using force as needed and take them to a designated psychiatric facility. An individual can be detained against their will for up to 72...
Involuntary Commitment of Children on Faulty Diagnosis

Involuntary Commitment of Children on Faulty Diagnosis

The newest version of the DSM (Diagnostic & Statistical Manual – the psychiatric “bible” of invented mental disorders) would be laughable were it not so dangerous. For instance, when a person is involuntarily committed for mental evaluation under...

Abuse And Attacks In Florida’s Mental Hospitals

In June of 2014, twenty-seven year old Tuarus McNair, a mental patient at Treasure Coast Forensic Treatment Center, was punched repeatedly in the head by another patient during a fight. The hospital workers’ response to this brutal attack was unbelievable. Instead of...
Mental Institutions: Still Hellish in 2015

Mental Institutions: Still Hellish in 2015

When 5 mental health institutions in California were investigated recently, a scathing 900 page report resulted. This voluminous release exposed sexual, physical, mental and emotional damage to patients. In short, not a lot has changed from the days when reporter...
Mental Institutions: – their Hellish History Part 2

Mental Institutions: – their Hellish History Part 2

During WWII volunteer service in state mental institutions was a requirement for some conscientious objectors. Warren Sawyer, who was a 23 year old pacifist, was appointed to Philadelphia State Hospital (also known as Byberry) to work as an attendant. He was one of...