Ten good reasons to say no to electroshock

1) 'ECT' is oppressive, violent and undermines the integrity and dignity of people.

2) Research shows the ineffectiveness of electroshock.

3) Vulnerable people who can not say "No" such as the elderly are given this experimental "treatment".

4) 'ECT' causes deaths.

5) 'ECT' causes brain damage.

6) 'ECT' causes permanent memory loss.

7) 'ECT' leads to learning disabilities and intellectual deficits .

8 ) Adverse reactions to 'ECT' are numerous: confusion, headache, weakness, insomnia.

9 )' ECT' does not improve people's health. 

10) 'ECT's effectiveness is disputed within the scientific community.

 

Please join us on Saturday 7th  at 2.PM, Grand Parade, Cork.

MindFreedom Ireland

present

An Evening with Terry Lynch

who will be interviewed by Patrice Campion

on his new book

'Depression Delusion 
The Myth of the Brain Chemical Imbalance’

Personal testimonies will be given by Colette Ni Dhuinneacha, Barbara Barrett, John Sawkins and Mary Maddock on how the ’Depression Delusion’ impacted their lives followed by questions from the audience.

‘ Sing it from the Mountains’ composed by Mary Maddock will be sung by Susan Mendez.

8.00 pm Tuesday 8th September

in the Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork.

Admission free

 

WORLDWIDE ELECTROSHOCK PROTEST

GRAND PARADE CORK

SATURDAY MAY 16TH 2PM - 4PM

 

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

Mindfreedom Ireland had it's 10th Anniversary Conference in the Rochestown Hotel on 28th of September 2013. Video of the the speeches at the event is presented below

The speakers where

  • Patrice Campion - "The intersubjectivity of companionanimals: dogs’ natural healing capacity as a creative response to distress."
  • Gordon Lucas - "Redefining recovery to rob us of success"
  • Leonie Fennell - "Informed consent – what’s the  problem?  A mother’s search for answers following the death of her son."
  • Dr. Bob Johnson - "Goodbye psychosis – cutting its roots and  getting  rid."
  • Dr. Terry Lynch - "From medicalisation to understanding: changing the mental health paradigm."
  • Greg White - "Soul lost –Soul regained."

The morning began with a very peaceful and calming mindfulness meditation guided by Alison Winfield. After the lunch break, she guided us all back to ourselves with another meditation, and was followed by Rose Allen, who gave a brief introduction to Homoeopathy & it's benefits.
There was also music & song from members of Mindfreedom Ireland. The day finished out with a circle dance led by Collete Ni Dhuinneacha, in which the audience was invited to participate.

Videos From the Conference

Patrice Campion - "The intersubjectivity of companionanimals: dogs’ natural healing capacity as a creative response to distress."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vebEWZxQU6E




Gordon Lucas - "Redefining recovery to rob us of success"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwx6SF3c3Uk




Leonie Fennell - "Informed consent – what’s the problem? A mother’s search for answers following the death of her son."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxiZA_FgS-0




Dr. Terry Lynch - "From medicalisation to understanding: changing the mental health paradigm."


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQZ8c24HrnY




Greg White - "Soul lost --Soul regained."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR4X3zux_vo




MindFreedom - Circle Dance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOFq1wtzCuM

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