Momentum continues to grow for MindFreedom International’s 2005 Action Conference April 29 to May 2 entitled, “Activism for Human Rights in Mental Health: How the Law Can Support Grassroots Action for Human Rights in the Mental Health System.” The 2005 Action Conference will bring together key leaders, activists, allies and advocates in the field of human rights for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities. It will take place at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. A protest will be held at the end of the conference at noon on May 2 at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PHRMA).
Pre-registration is required. MindFreedom Support Coalition International is a grassroots human rights non-profit uniting over 100 sponsor groups in 15 countries working for human rights and alternatives in mental health. The organization is a Non Governmental Organization accredited by the United Nations. Sometimes called the “Amnesty International of mental health,” MindFreedom is independent from any government, mental health provider, drug company or religion.
For more info, contact: MindFreedom 454 Willamette, Suite 216 PO Box 11284 Eugene, OR 9744-3484, www.MindFreedom.org