Voices for Choices

Fighting for human rights in mental health

jim flannery voices for choices

I was honored to be asked by MindFreedom International to produce a video series about involuntary psychiatric treatment, alternative healing modalities, and successful strategies to organizing and activism.  I got to interview many psychiatric survivors around the world and share their stories through this powerful series.

Introduction: Fighting for human rights in mental health

History of psychiatric treatment

What involuntary psychiatric treatment looks like

Problems with involuntary psychiatric treatment

How to escape forced psychiatric treatment

What is mental illness?

Alternatives to psychiatric hospitals

Alternatives to psychiatric drugs

Power of peer support

Origins of the c/s/x movement

Getting organized

Changing public perception about mental health

Gaining ground in the movement