Mothers’ Stories—The labeling & drugging of our children

Five mothers describe the coercion, pressure and misinformation that led to the labeling and/or drugging of their children; how they sought help, how they found CCHR, and how CCHR helped them hold firm to their parental rights, and the fundamental right to protect their child from harm. For more information visit the Parents Know Your Rights […]

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Data Manipulated in Scientific Study of Antidepressant Paxil

A study arguing an antidepressant isn’t safe for teens has researchers calling for open data. Article from MACLEANS.CA by Christopher Labos January 5, 2016 Jon Jureidini, a research leader of the University of Adelaide’s critical and ethical mental health research group, remembers when he first read Study 329. The paper, published 14 years ago in […]

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Win in California – New Law Signed to Protect Foster Children from Psychiatric Drugging

California Foster Care: New laws signed to restrict psychiatric drugs By Karen de Sá,  kdesa@mercurynews.com, San Jose Mercury News SACRAMENTO — Creating sweeping new protections for tens of thousands of California’s most traumatized children, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s most comprehensive set of laws to curb the overprescribing of psychiatric drugs in […]

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Psychologists charged in $25 million nursing home fraud scheme

This article was originally published on the Mcknight’s website. It was written by staff writer  Emily Mongan. Since the subject matter is very relevant to our mission we are sharing it with our readers. “Two psychologists were charged for billing Medicare $25 million for psychological tests on nursing home residents that were either unnecessary or […]

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Find Out What Is Behind Military Suicides

THE COVERT OPERATION BEHIND MILITARY SUICIDES EXPOSED IN DOCUMENTARY: THE HIDDEN ENEMY In early 2013, the official website of the United States Department of Defense announced the startling statistic that the number of military suicides in 2012 had far exceeded the total of those killed in battle—an average of nearly one a day. A month later came […]

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Childhood is Not a Mental Disorder

The latest wave of psychobabble once again goes to demonstrate that psychiatrists are still looking for the answer to justify the widespread drugging of children and adolescents diagnosed with so-called ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder’ (ADHD). CCHR United Kingdom, September 18, 2014 Scanning the brains of children and adolescents labelled with ADHD is the latest idea […]

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Citizens Commission on Human Rights 2015 Awards

CCHR celebrated its 46th Anniversary and Human Rights Awards Banquet on February 28th, honoring courageous individuals who refused to sit idly by in the face of mental health abuses. Award winners included: • Douglas Kennedy, a national TV news correspondent for 18 years. With more than 25 exposés spanning the last 13 years, he is […]

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Bradley Stone-3rd Mass Killing in 16 Months by Military Personnel Under Influence of Psychiatric Drugs

by Kelly Patricia O’Meara—December 30, 2014 Combined Drug Intoxication” Implicated in Veteran Murder/Suicide One week prior to Stone’s alleged killing spree and suicide, the veteran had been receiving mental health care services through the Department of Veterans Affairs. At the time of his death, Trazodone, an antidepressant, Risperidone, an antipsychotic and mCPP, used in psychiatric […]

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Written by Kelly Patricia O’Meara That members of the mental health community are named as the master minds of torture in the recently released Senate Intelligence Committee Report on the CIA’s illegal interrogation programs should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with psychology and psychiatry’s historic role in human rights violations. The dangerous and deadly […]

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Advocates for Those Molested by Priests want Psychiatrist out of El Camino Hospital

This article was wriiten by Eric Kurhi and published by Inside Bay Area.com MOUNTAIN VIEW — Victim advocates Friday called for the ouster of a psychiatrist and former priest who has practiced at El Camino Hospital for decades, citing accusations that he had molested two teenage girls years ago. In 1988 Dr. Thomas Havel, now 77, […]

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