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Wednesday, 22, May, 2024

Prescribed Drug Dependence: Psychiatry’s Appalling Response to Alarming Research Findings

For three decades, it has been clear to me that governments and the public alike have made – and continue to make – a very serious error in trusting mainstream psychiatry with the emotional and mental health care of the general public.

World Mental Health Day – A Call to Action!

Let’s try to get some other messages out there that challenge the old, tired, damaging narrative of diagnosis and disorder. Messages that offer hope and solidarity to people and messages that put the responsibility for the primary causal factors of emotional distress firmly back where it belongs.

Millions at Risk From Antidepressant Withdrawal, New Review Concludes

The Journal of Addictive Behaviors has today published a new systematic review which shows that antidepressant withdrawal is much more widespread, severe and long-lasting than indicated by current guidelines, with millions of antidepressant users in the U.K. potentially affected.

Royal College of Psychiatry Representative Resigns From Government Review After Complaints About Drug Company...

On Tuesday 25th September, The Times published a front-page article entitled: “Drugs adviser David Baldwin quits after being branded ‘worse than Hitler’ in online abuse row.”

C.O.P.E Campaign Group Launches Petition To Better Safeguard Infants From Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs

We hold the view that a caring and morally mindful society must better safeguard children by allowing them to develop their unique personalities and behaviours without the use of a first response to prescribe psychiatric drugs for behavioural difficulties.