By Hannah – The Brain Disease Theory of Mental Illness is a Human Rights Issue

Look twice at the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) runs awareness campaigns just like this every year, with financial support from Big Pharma. The educational message of both is that depression, schizophrenica, and bipolar are treatable medical conditions — brain diseases –and getting “help” is a good thing. The public seems to believe, almost unanimously, thanks to “awareness” campaigns like these, that “mental illnesses” are brain diseases. The Brain Disease Theory Ruins Lives

Laura Delano: Damaged by Diagnosis of a Brain Disease

Listen to this speech by Laura

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Medication for teens needs to be one option among many

Medication For Teens Needs to Be one Option among many Medication for Teens Helped Nick

Troubled Teen (Not Nick)

Nick, the middle child of a friend, had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) so bad that the school district paid to send him to a special residential school out of town. He went through medication for ADHD, anxiety, and mood swings.

At 17, Nick is off all meds, and is in the mainstream school. He still has trouble learning, but he has friends and a girlfriend, and is not a behavior problem.

Nick Had Medication for Teens PLUS

Medication for

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