This is our contribution the Campaign to Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment and the right to say NO.
I wrote the story about Luise. How forced treatment ended up with her death. Mental health problem is not a deadly disease. It is not a disease att all. Still unfortunately the death rate because of psychiatric treatment is very high. And much of the treatment is carried out by force.
Professor Peter Gøtzsche talks about Dear Luise and the forced treatment she experienced.
The conference in Copenhagen 16. September 2015
And I can’t stop wondering if the psychiatrists really believe in their dogma, -launched in the eighties- that explains mental health ilnesses as caused by a biochemical disorder in the brain. A disorder which only can be repaired/balanced by psychotropics. I also wonder if the mental health care staff believe that forced treatment helps the mental ill people to recover faster, or have they simply forgotten that they are dealing with human beings instead of “interesting research subjects” The latest in activism and community news from EUNSP, the European Network of (ex)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry. Click here to read Advocacy Update Dead in psychiatric care had a discussion group in a Conference on Psychiatry. The tittle was ‘The Stigma on diagnoses and the Tyranny of diagnoses. Here is the speech.
Demonstration outside Grand Teatre on the 20th of March. Relatives demonstrate , the night of the world premiere of the documentary CAUSE OF DEATH: UNKNOWN. We were thirty to forty people standing with pictures of our children, who died in psychiatric care.
This demonstration was held as evidence of the cruelty committed against our beloved. We want this dangerous (over)medication to stop. It spoils peoples lives and very often it takes peoples lives. Press the link and see the demo: