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Psychiatry’s Continued Attacks on Missouri Citizens

This session of the Missouri Legislature has several bills demonstrating the psychiatric industry’s continued attempts to defraud and abuse citizens.

The emphasis must be on workable mental healing methods that improve and strengthen individuals and thereby society by restoring people to personal strength, ability, competence, confidence, stability, responsibility and spiritual well-being. Psychiatric drugs and psychiatric treatments are not workable.

Read the text of these bills to see how this can be, and urge your Missouri state legislators to reject these bills in their current form.

The Missouri Legislature

Periodically we let you know the progress of various proposed legislation making its way through the Missouri General Assembly and suggest ways for you to contribute your viewpoint to your state Representative and state Senator.

The Missouri General Assembly is the state legislature of the State of Missouri and is composed of two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate. The General Assembly is responsible for creating laws for governing the State of Missouri. The Revised Statutes of Missouri (RSMo) are electronically available on this site:  http://revisor.mo.gov/.

You can find your Representative and Senator, and their contact information, by entering your 9-digit zip code here.

The current Session this year (102nd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session) convened on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, and will end on Friday, May 17, 2024. You can see all of the House Bills (HB) by clicking here; and the Senate Bills (SB) are listed here.

If you are not a voting resident of Missouri, you can find out about legislation in your own state and write your own state legislators; also, we are looking for volunteers to monitor legislation in Missouri and the states surrounding Missouri — let us know if you’d like to help out.

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We Urge You To Contact Your Legislators To Express Your Own Viewpoints.

We’d like to describe some bills about which we’d particularly like you to contact your legislators. Please write, call or visit to express your viewpoint as an individual or professional, and not as a representative of any organization. Let us know the details and any responses you get. The full text of each bill can be found on the House and Senate Joint Bill Tracking site. Just put the bill number into the search box (e.g. SB123 or HB123).

SB761 Authorizes excusal from attendance at an elementary or secondary school if a child is unable to attend due to mental or behavioral health concerns, provided that the school receives documentation from a mental health professional. We think this is bad because it coerces children into the psychiatric mental health system, where they will probably be prescribed harmful and addictive psychotropic drugs.

See also two similar bills HB2252 and HB2343. The psychiatric industry is really pushing this to get children into the mental health care system.

Sponsor: Senator Karla May (Democrat, District 4, Parts of St. Louis City and St. Louis County)

Sponsor: Representative Michael Johnson (Democrat, District 23, Jackson county)

Sponsor: Representative Betsy Fogle (Democrat, District 135, Greene county)

SB768 (and HB1830) Allows the use of psilocybin for posttraumatic stress disorder, major depressive disorder, or substance use disorders or for end of-life care. Psilocybin is a psychedelic hallucinogenic compound found in certain species of mushrooms. The total Estimated Net Effect on General Revenue over 3 years is likely to exceed $25 million.

We are seeing a rapturous psychiatric reception given to these harmful psychedelics, buoyed by a re-hashed brain chemical theory and claims of a “renaissance” in mental health treatment. It took 30 years for the “chemical-imbalance-in-the-brain-causes-depression” myth to be fully recognized as pseudoscience and dangerously misleading to consumers. We should recognize the trademark signs of this same marketing scam with psychedelics and prevent America from “turning on and tuning out” to these mind-altering drugs before it is too late. 

Sponsor: Senator Holly Thompson Rehder (Republican, District 27, Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Iron, Madison, Perry, Reynolds and Scott counties)

Sponsor: Representative Aaron McMullen (Republican, District 20, Jackson county)

SB1515  Establishes a pilot program of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for veterans, first responders, and federal agents. In TMS, a magnetic coil is placed near the patient’s scalp and a powerful and rapidly changing magnetic field passes through skin and bone and penetrates a few centimeters (up to 2.5 inches) into the outer cortex (outer gray matter) of the brain and induces an electrical current. Psychiatric treatments such as TMS are unworkable and dangerous, and while they may temporarily mask some symptoms they do not treat, correct or cure any physical disease or condition.

Sponsor: Senator Bill Eigel (Republican, District 23, Part of St. Charles County)

HB 2471 Requires suicide prevention training in schools, using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale. This is another attempt to coerce children into the mental health system, where they will be prescribed harmful and addictive psychotropic drugs. As we have said many times before, mental health screening in schools is a major threat to the civil liberties and human rights of all those in the U.S. 

Mental health screening aims to get whole populations on drugs and thus under control. The kinds of drugs used create further medical and social problems, and these subsequent complications require additional taxes and laws to handle them. The net result is a sick and fearful population dependent on the government to “solve” all their problems. 

Sponsor: Representative Cyndi Buchheit-Courtway (Republican, District 115, Jefferson county)

HB2520 Requires the department of mental health to apply for a federal grant to implement a statewide mobile mental health unit program in cooperation with local public health agencies. Beware: psychs may be rolling in to your home town in force unless you tell your Missouri representative “no, thank you.”

Sponsor: Representative Michael Johnson (Democrat, District 23, Jackson county)


The real problem is that psychiatrists fraudulently diagnose life’s problems as an “illness”, and stigmatize unwanted behavior as “diseases.” Psychiatry’s stigmatizing labels, programs and treatments are harmful junk science; their diagnoses of “mental disorders” are a hoax – unscientific, fraudulent and harmful. All psychiatric treatments, not just psychiatric drugs, are dangerous.

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