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Press Releases

3/28/2014 - Mental Health Advocates Decry Forced Treatment Provision in “Doc Fix” Bill

12/12/2013 - Mental Health Advocates Blast Rep. Tim Murphy’s Bill as a Costly Step Backward, to the Days When a Mental Illness Diagnosis Was a Life Sentence

8/22/2013 - National Mental Health Coalition Calls “Today Show” Electroshock Segment One-Sided

1/17/2013 - National Coalition Representing Individuals with Psychiatric Diagnoses Lauds President Obama’s Recommendations to Contain Gun Violence

12/21/2012 - National Empowerment Center (NEC) Calls for Peer-delivered Community Services Instead of More Forced Treatment

11/6/2012 - Will Hall, Internationally Known Mental Diversity Consultant and Syndicated Radio Host, Is Honored with 2012 Judi Chamberlin Joy in Advocacy Award

5/3/2012 - Coalition of Individuals with Psychiatric Labels Supports Protestors’ Efforts to “Occupy” the American Psychiatric Association Convention

1/26/2012 - National Mental Health Coalition Calls "Dr. Oz" Electroshock Show One-Sided

4/28/2011 - National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery Releases Guidelines for Promoting Recovery Through Choice and Alternatives

1/10/2011 - National Coalition of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions Calls for Reasonable Response to Arizona Tragedy [Also available as a PDF (46KB, 2 pages)]

1/21/2010 - Death of Judi Chamberlin, Pioneer in Social Justice Movement, Casts Spotlight on Struggle for Rights of People with Psychiatric Disabilities

10/6/2009 - Consumer/Survivor Coalition Calls for Voluntary, Peer-run Alternatives to Force and Coercion in Mental Health Treatment

8/26/2009 - National Coalition of People with Psychiatric Histories Mourns the Death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy

12/2/2008 - Tragedies Underscore Crisis in U.S. Public Mental Health System: National Advocacy Organization Demands Reforms

7/17/2008 - “Mummies of the Insane” Galvanizes National Coalition of People with Psychiatric Histories

5/3/2007 - Countering Discrimination and Stigma by Promoting Mental Health Recovery and Resiliency

4/20/2007 - National Coalition of People with Psychiatric Histories Responds to Virginia Tech Tragedy

9/6/2006 - Mental Health Consumer/Survivors Create National Coalition