Human/Civil Rights

The psychiatric prison imprisons people without committing a crime and excuses people who might have committed a crime. The court has the power to convict people who have committed a crime to be incarcerated in prison. Forced drugging is legal in the psychiatric system both inside and outside psychiatric institutions. Some countries do not allow […]

Speak out against psychiatric Abuse

“[Psychiatry] is the only profession that can as a matter of course utterlytake away the freedom of people who have committed no crime.”


This year MindFreedom Ireland celebrates 20 years in existence.  To mark this historic milestone, we are planning to hold an event in Fitzgerald Park, Cork on Sunday, May 28th starting at 2 pm.  As we usually hold our annual electroshock protest in May, this year we will combine it with our anniversary event, which will […]

Children’s Peace of Mind  Do we really care?

“That’s not to say that we don’t need a focus on youth mental health. As this week’s shocking – though not surprising, Mental Health Commission report into CAMHS has shown, reform in how we treat young people in crisis is urgently required.  It’s the type of focus and supports that we must be vigilant about.” […]

The Power Imbalance

Jim wrote this article in 2017 but sadly the power imbalance continues more than ever today in February 2023. How can survivors of psychiatry and their allies become strong enough to turn the wheel so that the public at least knows the real truth about coercive, deceptive psychiatry? If we are not happy with the […]