We have a collection of links to help you to learn more and seek assistance safely.



AbleChild is a national parents’ rights, non-profit organization dedicated to protecting fully- informed consent as well as the right to refuse psychiatric treatment for your child. It provides information necessary to make an educated decision regarding the “diagnosis” (or misdiagnosis) of your child and any medication prescribed.


An extensive directory of alternative, drug-free approaches to mental health and a list of alternative mental health practitioners.


This facility explores all of the medical reasons why a person may be depressed, anxious, psychotic, or in emotional or physical pain, and treats those issues with the best available holistic methods. They also handle psychiatric medication withdrawal and address the causes of cravings and addictive biochemistry. It is a unique program that specializes in restoring healthy neurochemical function naturally and offsetting the addictive biochemistry which may be a main factor in relapse. They reduce or eliminate the need for psychiatric medication.


The Antipsychiatry Coalition is a nonprofit volunteer group of people who feel they have been harmed by psychiatry. The site warns of the harm routinely inflicted on those who receive psychiatric “treatment” and provides articles, book reviews and links to videos on the subject.

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A history of the anti-psychiatry movement, its originators and principal advocates, and the theories and evidence upon which the movement is based.


Site chronicles the proven, successful treatment and rehabilitation of the “severe mentally ill” in a humane, non-hospital setting without the use of drugs, surgery or ECT.


The NaturalNews Network is a non-profit collection of public education websites covering topics that empower individuals to make positive changes in their health, environmental sensitivity, consumer choices and informed skepticism. Natural News provides current news on alternative and natural treatments for one’s health as well as exposés on the collusion between Big Pharma, the FDA and the AMA.


A coalition sponsoring the abolition of electroshock in Texas.


MedWatch is the FDA program for reporting serious reactions, product quality problems and product use errors with human medical products such as drugs and medical devices. If you think you or someone in your family has experienced a serious reaction to a medical product or drug or to electric shock, you can take the reporting form to your doctor (who is not required to report adverse reactions) or you can complete the form yourself on-line.


Freedom Center is an award winning support advocacy and activism community in Western Massachusetts. Run by and for people labeled with mental disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia and borderline, or who experience extreme states of consciousness, Freedom Center works for access to holistic alternatives, compassionate care, and an end to forced psychiatric treatment.


As more and more evidence is found that psychiatric drugs are causing side effects often worse than the original condition of the individual, alternative treatments have to be worked out. The Life Center is not a medical or treatment facility. Its main focus is to provide an environment that is peaceful and safe, where people can rest, gradually calm down, regain their senses and with some help recover the social skills necessary to function successfully in life.


Mind Freedom International is an independent non-profit coalition defending human rights and promoting humane alternatives for mental and emotional well being. It keeps up-to- date with anti-psychiatry news and is an extensive resource for information on the abuses from and within the mental health system.


Novus Medical Detox Center does not offer a rehab program, per se, but it is a detox center that tailors a detox program for each individual’s metabolism, body and circumstance under medical supervision and 24 hour nursing care and 24 hour access to a withdrawal specialist. Here one can safely begin the healing process from addiction or dependency.


This site exposes the dark side of psychiatry by offering documents and articles that show as absolutely unscientific the biological-psychiatric theory that personal problems are due to chemical imbalances and that they can therefore be corrected by drugs and electro-convulsive treatment.


The information provided on this site here dovetails with other sources that show the link between Big Pharma’s I. G. Farben, psychiatry and the Nazi concentration camp human experimentation atrocities. The site notes that “The goal of the special corporate interests – namely the Oil and Drug Cartel – in the US today is to transform democratic society into a corporate dictatorship, thus enabling multi-trillion dollar corporate interests to exert direct control over the political executive and the country. This strategy is an exact copy of the Oil and Drug Cartel’s takeover of Germany in 1933 – a strategy executed with the help of the Cartel’s political and military stakeholders, the Nazis.”


ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. They won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2011, and their articles cover everything from the excesses of Big Pharma to the U.S. government’s clandestine surveillance of its citizens. “We face a situation in which sources of opinion are proliferating, but sources of facts on which those opinions are based are shrinking,” note the editors. They also offer helpful tools such as their list of the names of prescribers and the drugs they prescribe through Medicare prescription drug program so you can compare one doctor with the field.



Revealing and scary quotes on the goals of psychiatry and psychology by the very leaders, founders and theorists of psychiatry and psychology.

Richard Cohen Films: Hurry Tomorrow

The film Hurry Tomorrow was filmed over a six week period in a locked ward at Metropolitan State Hospital in Los Angeles and it documents the loss of human rights and the abuse suffered by psychiatric patients in a state mental hospital. The film prompted an investigation that revealed the tragic deaths of several hundred patients.


This site, The Cybercenter for Liberty and Responsibility, advances the debate about the basic ideas of Dr. Szasz, a psychiatrist himself and a pioneer in the exposure of psychiatric abuse and fraud. He is the author of a number of seminal books on the subject, including The Myth of Mental Illness.



Site of John Breeding, author of the seminal work “The Wildest Colts Make the Best Horses: The Truth about Ritalin, ADHD and Other Disruptive Behavior Disorders.”