Healing Voices to Premier at the Boston Independent Film Festival in April

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Full scene released exclusively on Mad in America from the upcoming feature-length documentary HEALING VOICES. It will premiere Saturday, April 16 at the Boston...

Trailer for “As Prescribed” Benzo Documentary

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Work-in-Progress trailer for "As Prescribed," a feature documentary exposing the human devastation caused by benzo-diazepines.

Transforming Mad Science and Re-Imagining Mental Health Care Videos Released

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This morning, TransformingMadScience.com released thirteen 20-30 minute video presentations from the 2014 International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP) conference at UCLA. The videos include presentations by Bonnie Burstow, Laura Delano, Allen Frances , David Healy, Peter G├Ştzsche, Pascal-Henri Keller, John Read, Tomi Gomory, Shannon Hughes, Jeffrey Lacasse, David Cohen, Fran├žois Gonon, Jonathan Leo, Peter Whitehouse, Robert Whitaker, and Keith Hoeller.

Video: More Harm than Good Conference on Psychiatric Drugs

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On September 18th the one day "More Harm than Good Conference" brought together many of the leaders of the critical psychiatry movement. While the event has passed, the video and slides from the conference have been made available on the council for evidence-based psychiatry website.

CNN: Are Medications An Effective PTSD Treatment?

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"CNN's Carol Costello explores Operation Tohidu, an experimental rehabilitation program to help veterans with PTSD." Operation Tohidu founder, Dr. Mary Vieten claims PTSD is not a mental illness and "there is no reason to medicate someone who has been traumatized by their war experience." When asked what percentage of soldiers returning with PTSD do not need drugs she responds, "100%."

“Study: Kids with ADHD taking strong drugs with major side effects”

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Fox 5 Atlanta featured a back to school story about the growing percentage of preteens and teens being prescribed antipsychotic medication for ADHD.  They report:...