MindFreedom has links about the Mental Health Fast for Freedom 20 years ago today August 16, 2023, winning global media, including Washington Post, LA Times, NPR and BBC.
We, hunger strikers based mainly in LA with support fasts, pressured the American Psychiatric Association to admit publicly in writing they have no evidence for a “chemical imbalance” medical model theory of mental disorders.
You can find the historic links here and share:
Mad In America posted a blog reflecting on the Mental Health Fast for Freedom:
Here’s a free doc, less than 40 min., on the Mental Health Fast for Freedom:
By coincidence, 8/16 is also used for some other unique holidays. You see, I like to find out about unusual days and 8/16 has two contradictory celebrations: National Roller Coaster Day and National Bratwurst Day. Great day to also celebrate our Fast For Freedom.