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CCHR Educates Over 146,000 Families on Their Rights Under the Baker Act

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, has reached over 146,000 families in ...

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Dyslexia

Psychiatrists’ Bible Goes Too Far in Naming Disorders

DSM 5, (the fifth and most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) is the psychiatric bible of mental diagnoses. An open letter very critical of DSM 5 was ...

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Baker Act

CCHR Demands Investigation into Involuntary Psychiatric Examination of Children

The Florida chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, is once again demanding an investigation into ...

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Death

Psychiatric Goofs: Physical Conditions Mimicking Mental Disorders

  Florida law currently requires that anyone sent for an involuntary psychiatric evaluation be given a physical examination within 24 hours of their arrival at a psychiatric facility. Since there ...

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Child Advocacy Event

CCHR Hosts Child Advocacy Event to Honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, hosted ...

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Mental Health

Psychotic Behavior Created Artificially

Our police officers are on the front line of any disturbance in the social fiber, including handling those who appear mentally ill. An unstable individual with a deadly weapon can ...

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Baker Acting of Children

CCHR Demands Investigation into Involuntary Psychiatric Examination of Children

The Florida chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, is once again demanding an investigation into ...

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Vested Interests

Mental Health Legislation: Good-Hearted People Swayed by Vested Interests

What is at the heart of a new demand for mental health legislation in Florida? Obviously, Floridians love to help. Most all of us would stop and assist a lost ...

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Systematic Abuse in Florida UHS Facilities Brought To Light By Investigation

Are UHS Psychiatric Facilities in Florida Motivated by Profit? In a word, yes. Universal Health Services (UHS), is a corporation that owns over 200 psychiatric facilities in the USA and ...

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The Real Cause Behind School Shootings

While some have linked school shootings to “lack of mental health services” and hint that there would be fewer such incidents if people were under the watchful eye of mental ...

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