Amid public protests, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights UK team presents evidence of appalling practices within psychiatric hospitals and the need for reform.

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The Citizens Commission on Human Rights Sacramento team up with other concerned patient rights advocates to champion reform and bring about monumental legislation to protect youth in the state’s foster care system from psychiatric over-drugging.

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While psychiatrists and the pills they push leave blood, death and broken lives in their wake, the practice hasn’t stopped.

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Thanks to the heightened awareness of drug dangers, justice was served in Sweden.

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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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