National Suicide Prevention Month: Why Are So Many Veterans Still Prescribed Suicide-Linked Antidepressants?
Human rights group calls on the Veterans Administration to add website warnings about the increased risk of suicidal thoughts and actions from antidepressants.
"In any other organization, if you constantly fail you get fired. Why has not psychiatry in the military been relieved of their duties?" — Col. Bart Billings, retired military psychologist with 34 years of service
The CCHR National Affairs Office in Washington, DC, has advocated for mental health rights at the state and federal level. The CCHR traveling exhibit, which has toured 441 major cities worldwide and educated over 800,000 people on the history of abusive psychiatric practices up to the present time, has been displayed in Washington, DC, at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Caucus and other locations.