Category Archives: Antidepressants

17 Jul
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CCHR Says Minority Mental Health Month May Spell Mental Health Slavery

While July is recognized as Minority Mental Health Month, Rev. Frederick Shaw, spokesperson for the Citizens Commission on Human Rights International (CCHR) warns that it can be used to stigmatize African Americans and put them at risk of harm from ...

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26 Jun
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CCHR Says Federal and State Investigations Needed into Soaring Psychotropic Drug Use, Suicides and Violence

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But if mental disorders diseases, why can't the “mental specialists” (psychologists and psychiatrists) cure them?
20 Jun
1

Mental Illness…Fraud or Fact?

Interestingly, mental illness is not considered curable by those who supposedly treat it. In fact, according to the Psychiatric Bible (The DSM), there are hundreds of mental disorders. And not a single one of them has a promised cure. In ...

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Studies have shown that people tend to believe whatever their doctor tells them. This is sometimes called “white coat syndrome.”
20 Jun
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Don’t Psychiatrists know what they’re talking about?

Studies have shown that people tend to believe whatever their doctor tells them. This is sometimes called “white coat syndrome.” And despite numerous articles equating this with a blood pressure rise in the doctor’s office, the “syndrome” can be a ...

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11 Jun
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Black Box Warning on Sleep Aids is not Enough

Federal health regulators announced in April 2019 that manufacturers of certain sleeping pills must now include a “black box” warning alerting consumers of the potential for serious or life-threatening side effects. This is what the agency’s safety alert says: “Patients, ...

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05 Jun
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CCHR Calling for Stronger Informed Consent When Prescribing Psychiatric Drugs

A recent study of 620,000 people in the U.S. has summarily debunked the claim that depression is genetic in origin. [1] “This study confirms that efforts to find a single gene or handful of genes which determine depression are doomed ...

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CCHR campaign launched to educate law enforcement, policy makers and school officials about violence- and suicide-inducing drug risks.
30 May
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CCHR Exhibit Warns Lawmakers that Psychotropic Drugs May Contribute to Violence and Suicide

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a mental health watchdog dedicated to the protection of children, unveiled a new exhibit in Tallahassee designed to educate lawmakers on the dangerous side effects of psychiatric drugs and the possible connection between these risks ...

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Human rights group loudly speaks out for nationwide ban on “torturous” electroshock treatment given 0-5 year olds, pregnant women, elderly, veterans…
21 May
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CCHR Led Hundreds of Protestors Outside Psychiatric Convention Demanding a Ban on Electroshock Treatment

Members of the mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and others concerned about the continuing use of electroshock treatment on 100,000 Americans each year—some aged five or younger [1] marched through the streets of San Francisco on ...

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NBC News reported on April 22, 2018 that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) findings show that suicides in the U.S. are at the highest level in “almost three decades”.
20 May
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Rise in Suicides Prompts CCHR to Call for an Investigation into the Failure of Mental Health Programs

Since 1949 the month of May has been observed by mental health advocacy groups as Mental Health Awareness Month. Started by Mental Health American as a means of educating individuals on mental health issues for the purpose of providing support ...

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With more than 34 million Americans taking antidepressants in 2013-14, addiction and withdrawal from psychiatric is a growing problem.
09 Apr
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Hooked on Psychiatric Drugs? Mental Health Watchdog, CCHR, Advises Reporting the Abuse and to Take Action

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