Recent News/Highlighted Items
"clickable" Whitaker Affidavit
Dr. Grace E. Jackson Affidavit, including brain damage
PsychRights Channel on YouTube
Truth About Electroshock pamphlet.
forced psychiatry and psychiatric abuse against African Americans as
intersectional discrimination based on race and disability, to
on the ELimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), July 14,
Letter From Nine Mental Health Experts To Funders And Ethics
Committee About Ketamine + Electroshock Therapy Study
Read Blog, June 21, 2014.
Bret Bohn Page on
PsychRights (Court documents and media coverage)
Revisiting a debate: Does psychiatry overmedicate? by Stacey
Burling, The Philadelphia Enquirer, April 10, 2014.
The Drugging of the American Boy, Esquire, by Ryan
D'Agostino, March 27, 2014.
Justice letter stating asking about psychiatric diagnosis on bar
application violates federal law, January 21 2014.
A psychiatrist thinks some patients are better off without
antipsychotic drugs, by Sandra Steingard, The Washington
Post, December 9, 2013.
J.&J. to Pay $2.2 Billion in Risperdal Settlement, by Katie Thomas,
The New York Times, November 4, 2013.
Johnson to Pay More Than $2.2 Billion to Resolve Criminal and Civil
Investigations Allegations Include Off-label Marketing and Kickbacks
to Doctors and Pharmacists, Department of Justice, November 4,
Anti-psychotic meds overused for dementia, kids, USA Today,
September 21, 2013.
Seventh Circuit Rules
Psychiatrists Commit Medicaid Fraud By Prescribing Psychiatric Drugs
Off-Label to Children, August 29, 2013.
Watson v. King-Vassel, August 28, 2013.
Open Letter to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R Alaska), January
PsychRights' Letter to the President's Task Force on Gun
Violence, January 7, 2013.
Unsealed or Otherwise Formerly Confidential Documents
The Zyprexa Papers Scandal
Commitment and Forced Psychiatric Drugging in the Trial Courts: Rights
Violations as a Matter of Course, by James B. (Jim) Gottstein, 25
Alaska L. Rev.
How the Legal System
Can Help Create a Recovery Culture in Mental Health Systems, presented
at Alternatives 2005: Leading the Transformation to Recovery, Phoenix,
Arizona, October 28, 2005.
Report on Multi-Faceted Grass-Roots Efforts To Bring About Meaningful Change
To Alaska's Mental Health Program
Bigley v. Alaska Psychiatric Institute, S-13116, Alaska Supreme
Court Opinion No. 6374, May 22, 2009.
Wetherhorn v. Alaska Psychiatric
Institute, Opinion No. 6091, ruling Alaska's gravely disabled
criteria unconstitutional (requiring the state prove the person unable to
survive safely in freedom).
Myers v. Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Opinion No. 6021, June 30,
2006, ruling Alaska's forced psychiatric drugging regime unconstitutional.
MindFreedom Shield Program
Allen Jones' Full
Whistle-Blower Report on Drug Company influence on states' drug purchases.
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