http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/aaron-vallely/irish-psychiatry-and-consent_b_5653172.htm "I believe", Mary told me at her house in Cork, "the biggest issue around this is human rights. The human right to decide what you want to do for yourself. " Regarding Electroshock in Ireland, Mary told me that the capacity to consent is not there because there are two words planted around it, 'unable' and 'unwilling'. "In the Mental Health Act 2001 as it stands", Mary explained to me, " two psychiatrists n...
. 08 August 2014
Laura Delano spoke at the launch of the documentary of MindFreedom Ireland which was held at the Bishopstown bar Cork, Ireland on Sunday the 22nd of June. "In Journeying Back To Self, Laura has written the story of what happened in her life after being labeled “Bipolar” at fourteen up until the point at which she accidentally discovered Robert Whitaker’s Anatomy of an Epidemic thirteen years later, in May 2010."http://www.madinamerica.com/author/ldelano/
. 26 June 2014
Our MindFreedom Ireland documentary was launched on Sunday the 22nd of June. Laura Delano from MadinAmerica, activist and writer spoke at the event. Thanks to all those who attended and support our documentary and all those who were with us in spirit and could not be present.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeHaYUd9rXA
. 25 June 2014