Category Archives: Health Care

21 Aug

Mental Health Stigma Created by Psychiatry

When $20.4 million in federal funding for mental health services in Florida expired recently, those tied directly to this tax-payer funded care began a predictable and loud outcry. Stacey Cook-Hawk, CEO of Salus Care, a Mental Health and Addiction facility ...

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29 Jun

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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04 Jun

Psychiatric Drugs Replaced by a Walk in the Woods?

The American Psychiatric Association recently approached the subject in an article called “Healing the Mind With Nature: Another Tool for Psychiatry” published in their May 3rd 2017 online edition of Psychiatric News. The article cited one practicing psychiatrist who gave ...

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01 Dec

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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Mental Health Fraud in Florida
02 Nov

Chilling Federal Mental Health Proposal

The “Comprehensive Agenda on Mental Health” [1] calls for a massive expansion by the federal government for the funding and development of more psychiatric mental health treatment for Americans. The agenda statement runs over 5,000 words and cites 25 references ...

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14 Mar

Brain Damage Caused By ECT

Electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, “works” by creating an intense seizure or convulsion in the patient. This assault on the brain causes a temporary coma and flat-lining of brain waves, which is a sign of impending brain death. After several (or ...

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20 Jan

Abuse And Attacks In Florida’s Mental Hospitals

In June of 2014, twenty-seven year old Tuarus McNair, a mental patient at Treasure Coast Forensic Treatment Center, was punched repeatedly in the head by another patient during a fight. The hospital workers’ response to this brutal attack was unbelievable. ...

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30 Dec

Infants Being Given Psychiatric Drugs On The Rise

Psychiatric drug prescriptions for infants age 2 and younger have been rising at an alarming rate. The New York Times recently reported statistics obtained from the prescription data company IMS Health, the world’s leading health information and analytics company. 20,000 ...

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08 Oct

The Legalization of Marijuana Part 1 of 2

If you live here in Florida it’s not too early to be thinking about the 2016 election. Not the excitement of the well-publicized presidential race but the stealth movement working behind the scenes to legalize marijuana in the state of ...

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05 Jan

Drive Your Health 2015


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