Peruvian attorney Martin Manco says he won’t stop his campaign to halt psychiatric abuses in his country until they are 100 percent eliminated.

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In the midst of the American Psychiatric Association’s efforts to reclassify electroshock devices as “safe and effective” for children, CCHR demonstrators let the APA know: you don’t speak for America.

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In a single week following the APA convention, CCHR’s exhibit awoke more than 4,000 to the horrors of psychiatry.

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How a personal tragedy made her a champion of mental health reform.

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Witnessing the destructive cycle of youth welfare agencies and foster homes, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights Germany took the government to task.

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CCHR holds an educational forum for all faiths and professions on how to understand and deal with psychotropic drugs.

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How CCHR Russia stopped the bill that would have torn families apart and over-drugged the future of a nation.

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The Florida Citizens Commission on Human Rights made its voice heard in Orlando.

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Anticipation mounted as hundreds of activists, clergy, civil rights advocates and supporters, including mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), established by the Church of Scientology and Professor of Psychiatry Thomas Szasz, the Nation of Islam and the NAACP, lined up to march in protest of electroshock on children during the annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association.

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International mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights calls for public action to oppose a proposal by the U.S. FDA to reclassify electroconvulsive (ECT) devices as being low risk, despite the documented health risks. The group has also launched a new public service announcement on the dangers of ECT as a part of this call to action; CCHR was established in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and psychiatrist Thomas Szasz as a non-religious, non-political mental health watchdog.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed so-called childhood “disorders” worldwide, more often than not leading to a prescription for psychostimulants to “treat” it. In Europe alone, 3.3 million children and adolescents are so labeled, with the past decade marked by a significant increase both in ADHD diagnoses and the use of psychoactive drugs.

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Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, is a nation of ancient tradition, spirituality and beauty. But threatening this culture is a psychiatric system that has run unchecked for years. It now has the dubious honor of claiming the world’s highest count of psych beds per capita, with more than 300,000 patients in psych hospitals. Almost half of these were involuntarily committed, and some 2,100 of them die every month.

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After touring the Psychiatry: An Industry of Death traveling exhibit, people around the world are enlightened and galvanized to address abuses in the field of mental health.

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School systems in the United States have become major conduits by which psychiatrists ensure children are placed on brain-damaging and deadly psychiatric drugs.

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Nestled in the Italian Alps, Trento is a postcard-beautiful city. Below that exterior, however, a psychiatric system had been undermining the family unit—the fundamental on which children depend—with large numbers of children involuntarily taken from their parents.

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A US Navy career counselor found the CCHR documentary The Hidden Enemy: Inside Psychiatry’s Covert Agenda after seeing our ad in the Navy Times. He wrote that he would show it “to 250 personnel in a command assembly for training.”

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The United Nations Committee on the Rights of a Child (UNCRC), a body of 18 independent experts that meet in Geneva, Switzerland to monitor implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, is looking into the psychiatric drugging of children in its member states.

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In 1976, 13-year-old Hake Halo was one of 350 children imprisoned and tortured in New Zealand’s Lake Alice Hospital. Because his letters were screened, when he wrote to his grandmother he wrote of happiness and good treatment.

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