Two crusaders for child and parental rights work tirelessly to change Chilean law and protect children from forced psychiatric treatment as a prerequisite to attend school.

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The idea of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) developed in 1938 as a “treatment” to make humans more docile, and this barbaric practice is still being used today.

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CCHR speaks out loudly for nationwide ban on electroshock treatment at the American Psychiatric Association Convention.

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Exhibit in the state capitol shines the light of truth on harmful psychiatric practices.

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A Miami psychiatrist, Fernando Mendez-Villamil, flooded Miami’s streets with anti-psychotic drugs as part of a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid. He was sentenced in 2016 to 12 years in prison and a full $50 million in restitution for his medical fraud and overmedicating his patients.

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CCHR celebrated its 50th anniversary in style, looking back over a history of protecting human rights and recognizing its partners in arms with its Human Rights Award.

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Since its founding in 1969, CCHR has worked with freedom fighters, courageous attorneys, dedicated legislators and more, who in turn gave words of support on CCHR’s 50th anniversary.

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To provide a sense of the work CCHR does, we look at some of CCHR’s many accomplishments in its first 50 years.

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CCHR has reached out to the United Nations to stop coercive psychiatric practices.

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What started out as a single case of Child Protective Services illegally ripping a child from a mother becomes a passionate parental rights crusade for a criminal defense attorney.

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CCHR Florida teamed up with local attorneys to hold the first-ever Baker Act Defense Attorney Symposium and Summit to tackle the involuntary commitment issues in the state.

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CCHR Japan holds exhibits and seminars for Japan’s Members of Parliament to oppose the number of children on psychotropics.

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CCHR brings Psychiatry: An Industry of Death exhibit to educate Mexican citizens.

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On its 50th anniversary, Citizens Commission on Human Rights rewards outstanding achievements, reviews its record of accomplishments, and recommits to the complete elimination of psychiatric abuse.

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