The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
is a national organization providing an excellent source for legal information on current mental health issues.
"Coming off Psychiatric Drugs: Successful Withdrawal from Neuroleptics, Antidepressants, Lithium, Carbamazepine and Tranquilizers" (2004).
A book which accounts of how 28 people from all over the world came off psychiatric drugs without once again ending up in the doctor's office. Additionally, eight professionals report on how they helped in the withdrawal process. with prefaces by Judi Chamberlin, Loren R. Mosher and Pirkko Lahti, edited by Peter Lehmann.
The Community Consortium
, a non-profit organization of people with psychiatric histories and their allies, works to promote the full citizenship rights with psychiatric histories, through training, public policy consultation, technical assistance and mentoring, public education, arts and cultural projects, and self-help initiatives.
The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights
is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide legal representation to mental health consumers, particularly against unwarranted court ordered forced medication.
Mad in America
is the website of Bob Whitaker's ground-breaking book that meticulously exposes the history of psychiatry's "Bad Medicine, Bad Science, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill."
is a coalition of over 100 organizations across the US and internationally, fighting for human rights in psychiatry
is the website of the late Loren R. Mosher, M.D., former Chief of the Center for Studies of Schizophrenia, National Institutes of Mental Health. His pioneering research at Soteria House, treating people diagnosed with schizophrenia without drugs, led to Soteria Houses being established around the world.
NARPA, the National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy
, is a unique mix of people with psychiatric histories, advocates, civil rights activists, mental health workers, and lawyers promoting rights for people with psychiatric disabilities.
World Network of Users & Survivors of Psychiatry
is an international organization that advocates for human rights of users and survivors of psychiatry, speaks internationally for users and survivors, and links user/survivor organizations and individuals throughout the world.