Year End, New Year in Review

The Washington Times: MENTAL HEALTH TROJAN HORSE IN HEALTH CARE BILL

The MOTHERS Act in Health Care Bill Heads To Final Negotiations & Susan Stone’s False Statement About Melanie Stokes

Why The MOTHERS Act Should Not Become Law

ELECTROSHOCK COMMENTS

Go directly to the FDA web comment page about electroshock here:
http://bit.ly/FDAECT

At least say:

“I oppose the FDA’s proposed reclassification of the ECT device to
Class II. The FDA should investigate the ECT device for safety and
effectiveness. The FDA should call for Pre-Market Approval
Applications for the device.”

Electroshock Survivor Leonard Roy Frank to FDA: Case Against ECT

FDA – “Yes Man” to Electroshock?

Pharmalot’s take on the new study on meds during pregnancy being initiated by the FDA and others (FDA to look at medication safety during pregnancy)

Motherhood is Not A Medical Disorder, one of the top posts of the year on Psychiatrist Dr. Doug Bremner’s blog Before You Take That Pill.

Antidepressants no more effective than a sugar pill

Before You Take That Antidepressant, Visit This Website (Op Ed News Re: SSRI Stories)

Ritalin Use Linked With 500% Increase in Sudden Death of Children

Psychiatrist Under Federal Investigation After Writing 96,685 psych drug prescriptions- about 153 per day

Advocates Want New Rules to Protect Nursing Home Patients from Abuse with Antipsychotics

TOP POSTS ON THE BITTER PILL:

TOP POSTS ON BREATH (MADNAP BLOG):

Matt Miller, 13: Suicide by Hanging

This just in from CCHR International:

New “Fight For Kids” PSA

Due to your support, donations and memberships, we are able to continue to create and distribute new PSA’s in our “Fight For Kids” campaign. We would like to take a moment to thank you for helping fund this vital campaign to safeguard children from harm and to educate parents on the risks of psychiatric drugs before it’s too late. A very special thanks goes out to the families who have courageously stepped forward and joined us in the fight for children’s rights and provided us with video footage for use in these PSAs. Please take a moment to view their stories by clicking on the link below, and feel free to pass this information on to anyone you know that would want to support this campaign for children’s rights, made possible only through your support.