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"clickable" Whitaker Affidavit
Dr. Grace E. Jackson Affidavit, including brain damage
PsychRights Channel on YouTube
Benzodiazepine use and risk of Alzheimer’s disease: case-control
study, by Sophie Billioti de Gage PhD, Yola Moride, Thierry
Ducruet, Tobias Kurth, Hélène Verdoux, Marie Tournier, Antoine
Pariente, and Bernard Bégaud, British Medical Journal,
Our Kids: Children in California’s foster care system are prescribed
unproven, risky medications at alarming rates, story by Karen De
Sa, San Jose Mercury News, August 25, 2014.
In the Matter of
the Detention of DE v. Washington Dept of Social and Health Services
and Pierce County, August 7, 2014.
Investigation of the New York City Department of Correction Jails on
Rikers Island on the treatment of adolescent male inmates, by
United States Department of Justice , August 4, 2014.Report on
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.
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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