Psychiatric Clinic Sued for Negligence

You may recall that in October 2009, Alyssa Bustamante, then 15 years old, strangled and stabbed to death 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten in St. Martins, Missouri. In February 2012, Bustamante was sentenced to life in prison for second-degree murder. Bustamante was a client at Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare and taking Prozac when she committed the crime. […]

Stop the Stigma: Buy More Psych Drugs?

Little known but Extremely Relevant Fact: The Campaign to “Stop the Stigma” of “Mental Illness” was launched by the Pharmaceutical Industry. Lately we have been reading a deluge of news articles from all around the country about various campaigns to “stop the stigma of mental illness.” We wondered what all the fuss was about. With […]

Psychiatric Drugs and War: A Suicide Mission

CCHR International is pleased to announce the first article in a four-part series by award-winning investigative journalist Kelly Patricia O’Meara, “Psychiatric Drugs and War: A Suicide Mission,” exploring the epidemic of suicides in the military and the correlation to dramatic increases in psychiatric drug prescriptions to treat the emotional scars of battle. In this first […]