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Federal Solitary Confinement Class Action

Federal Solitary Confinement Class Action   https://kmlaw.ca/cases/federal-solitary-confinement-class-action/?fbclid=IwAR0fQe3LGVXs_P7-iZNCUBb75i64nfM_E7KkBYNNq2o_URYRbmCYHSnSM6g

887 Deaths from Psychoactive Meds Reported to Health Canada in 2021

I guess I started seriously considering the potential of antipsychotics to kill after I lost my friend Cameron. Cameron Fray was a husband, father...

BC Government’s Quest to Halt Charter Challenge to BC’s Unconstitutional Mental Health Act Continues...

From the Community Legal Assistance Society of BC:  "Today, the government of British Columbia is continuing its five-year campaign to prevent the courts from...
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“Detained: Rights of children and youth under the Mental Health Act”

On Jan. 19, 2021, B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth published a scathing report on the rights of children and youth under the Mental...

The Need for Deinstitutionalization

Irit Shimrat All provincial and territorial legislation allowing psychiatric hospitalization and community treatment or outpatient committal orders must be abolished. People who behave strangely routinely get...

“Global Psychiatry’s Crisis of Values”

American psychiatrist Awais Aftab, leads the series 'Conversations in Critical Psychiatry' for Psychiatric Times. His June 3rd installment, an interview with Dainius Pūras, MD,...

Medical Assistance in Dying for ‘Mental disorders’: Fatally flawed without expertise of service users/survivors

Now that people suffering exclusively from mental distress will be eligible for medical assistance in dying (MAiD) from April, 2023, the debate has shifted...