Category Archives: Mental Health Human Rights

Diane Stein, President of CCHR Florida, presented the 2017 CCHR Humanitarian Award to Jacksonville attorney Mr. Justin Drach
16 Nov
2

CCHR Florida Presents Humanitarian Award to an Attorney Dedicated to Stopping Mental Health Abuses

A prominent Florida attorney was presented with the CCHR Humanitarian Award during a banquet held at the historic Fort Harrison in downtown Clearwater for his work to expose and prevent fraudulent involuntary psychiatric examinations known as Baker Acts. Hundreds of ...

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29 Jun
1

New Florida Law Makes Giant Leap Forward To Secure Rights Of Children

CLEARWATER, FL. June 27, 2017 – Acting as a strong voice working to protect children from unnecessary involuntary psychiatric examinations, commonly referred to as a Baker Act, CCHR applauds Florida lawmakers for making great strides in the restoration of human ...

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26 Mar
0

For-profit Psychiatric Hospitals Rake in Millions While Under Investigation for Fraud

For-profit psychiatric hospitals have continued cheating taxpayers and abusing government programs with fraudulent billing practices. At the same time they are piling up record profits, these facilities deliver terrible service to patients and create a dangerous working environment for hospital ...

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Crazy Brain Medicine
16 Mar
0

CCHR Files over 2,300 Complaints on Psychiatric Abuse in Florida

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 filed over 2,300 complaints on psychiatric abuse in Florida in an ongoing effort to ...

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Baker Act
07 Feb
2

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 the involuntary psychiatric examinations of children under the Baker Act ...

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Child Advocacy Event
01 Feb
0

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 a Child Advocacy Award Luncheon along with the Church of ...

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01 Dec
0

ECT: Documented Dangers

ECT is in the news again, with vested interests pushing this barbaric torture device as an actual “therapy” and attempting to broaden its use by sneaking it in through the 21st Century Cures Act. Disturbingly, this proposal – given new ...

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04 Aug
1

7 Year-old Gets Involuntarily Committed for School Tantrum

Unbelievable as it sounds, grade school kids in Florida are being involuntarily committed straight from school into psychiatric facilities under the Baker Act. In this case from 2009, a 7-year old boy was Baker Acted from Mildred Helms Elementary in ...

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Suicide Noose
14 Jul
0

CCHR Calling for Investigation of Link Between Suicides and Psychiatric Treatment

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health watchdog organization dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, is calling for an investigation into the link between the increasing number of suicides ...

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Psychiatry: An Industry of Death
29 Jun
6

Museum Targeting Psychiatry as an “Industry of Death” Helping to Expose Rights Violations in Florida

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, has held over 100 events and toured more than 3,000 people through the Psychiatry: An ...

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