Below are links to various advocacy sites for consumers of mental health care.
You may note that many popular organizations are not represented here, this is
the design of the author. Organizations supporting forced treatment are absent.
Mental patients are routinely incarcerated and drugged against their wills.
Many "care-giving" institutions routinely provide punishment as part
of emergency treatment. Mental patients were one of the first groups victim of
the Nazi holocaust. These sites advocate basic human rights for the mentally
- CHEMICAL HANDCUFFS
is Daisy Benson's example of the use of forced drugging in remand facilities.
This page is a public service for Women Prisoners Convicted by Forced Drugging.
- Diseases of Consciousness
is an artwork of the Critical Art Ensemble.
- help! is a
consumer's guide to mental health information.
- Home of Graeme Bacque has a page of alternative mental health links.
- The Journal of Mind and Behavior
is one of the few professional journals that recognizes the complexities of what
the medical industry categorizes as mental illness. Here you will find articles
on a broad range of interpretative observations of human mental behaviour.
- The Lunatic's Liberation Front is an information network for alternatives to psychiatry.
- MadNation has grown out of the Madness family of
discussion lists. This will likely become the clearing house for human rights information
for the mentally ill.
- PSALMS is the
Psychiatric Survivors Advocacy/Liberation Movement.
- The Seduction of Madness
from the Windhorse Team.
- Shoshanna's Psychiatric
Survivors' Guide is a page of empowerment for survivors of modern
- Support Coalition breaks the
silence of human rights abuses in psychiatry and organizes through 45
grassroots groups in six countries.
- The Value of Psychotic Experience
by Alan Watts.
- ZANGMO BLUE THUNDERCLOUD
is Sally Clay and here she presents alternatives for empowerment and recovery.
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This page last updated 17 November, 1997 by Bev Thornton,