Support Services for Survivors/Activists

Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)
Founded in 1969, CCHR is a private, non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights. To contact CCHR International, call 1-800-869-2247.

The International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology (ICCSP) or
Founded by Peter Breggin, M.D. in 1971, ICCSP is a non-profit network of individuals concerned about the impact of mental health practices on individual well-being, human values, and community. Spearheading reform in psychiatry, it has been called "the conscience of American psychiatry.

National Empowerment Center (NEC)
NEC is funded by a grant from The Center for Mental Health Services, foundations and donations. NEC is a technical assistance center, providing information and education to consumer/survivor/ex-patients and professionals.

Re-evaluation Counseling (RC)
A wealth of literature is available, as is a listing of leaders and teachers throughout the world. Their main journal, 'Present Time', is highly recommended for a $14 yearly subscription. Their journal on Mental Health Liberation is called 'Recovery and Reemergence' -- Nos. 4 and 5 are terrific, and only $3 each. "What's Wrong With the 'Mental Health' System And What Can Be Done About It," a booklet for which Janet Foner is mostly responsible, is another excellent resource, also available for $3.

Mind Freedom International
MFI is a totally independent nonprofit coalition on mental health advocacy for human rights and alternative mental health. Founded and lead by David Oaks, Mind Freedom is a federation of individual members and grassroots groups in countries around the world..

See other resources on the links page of this website.