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INDEX of ARCHIVES
1999 - 2005
  

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INDEX for Year 1999 Archives
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July, 1999: Anti-Stigma Project Releases Video:"Stigma - In Our Work, In Our Lives"

August 1, 1999: A Marketing Strategy Creates Stigma. TAC Campaign...

August 8, 1999: A Stigmatizing Campaign Wins (Kendra's Law passes)

August 15, 1999: A Rush To Judgment?

August 29, 1999: Announcing..."Unlabeled," An Inspiring Documentary About Empowerment

September 5, 1999: Deadly Stereotyping In New York: 12 Police Bullets Kill Mentally Ill Man

September 12, 1999: "Stark Raving Mad" Will Premiere September 23

September 26, 1999: Announcing...Otto Wahl On Public Television

October 17, 1999: Voter Empowerment - Front Page NYTimes

October 31, 1999: Slurs Set Tone Fo Sitcom, "Stark Raving Mad"

November 7, 1999: Survivor-Activist Joseph A. Rogers Sums Up a Costly, Pain-filled, Mental Health Failure

November 14, 1999: In Wake of Andrew Goldstein Case...

November 21, 1999; (1)Time Magazine Notes Recovery Programs, (2) A Hectic Week of Inflammatory Headlines and Calls for Reason

Novmber 28, 1999: (1) Let's Stop the Spread of Inaccurate, Inflammatory Information (2) TV Dramas Perpetuate Stigma of the Most Damaging Kind

December 5, 1999: TAC Meets Stiff Opposition in St. Louis

December 12, 1999: Telling Is Risky Business: A Valuable...

December 26, 1999: Reporting Violence As A Public Health Issue

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INDEX for Year 2000 Archives
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January 2, 2000: Broadcast Personnel Under Attack?

January 23, 2000: The Most Important Cause of Stigma?

January 30, 2000: Selective Reporting of News Skews Views

February 20, 2000: Research Refutes Fear-Mongering Statements

February 27, 2000: New TV Series Set in an Urban Psychiatric Emergency Room

March 5, 2000: A Weekly Bout With Stigma? Are We Ready?...

March 12, 2000: Are We Ready For "Wonderland"?

March 19, 2000: ABC's "Wonderland" Will Attempt to Lure...

April 2, 2000: Wonderland: Blunderland

April 9, 2000: The New York Times Attempts to Understand Mass Murder

April 16, 2000: (1)" Wonderland" Victory... (2) "American Psycho"... (3) NYTimes and "48 Hours" Hammer Home Message of Violence

April 30, 2000: (1) Research on Violence: Facts or Spin? (2) "Wonderland": A Failed Opportunity

May 21,2000: Researchers Find Cartoons Teach Prejudice...

May 28, 2000: How To Implement the Surgeon General's Report

June 4, 2000: "Me, Myself & Irene" Flaunts Misinformation...

June 11, 2000: 20th Century Fox Promotes a Stigmatizing Jim Carrey Movie

June 17, 2000: "Me, Myself & Irene" Triggers Outrage Worldwide

July 16, 2000: Update on Me, Myself & Irene

July 23, 2000 International Links

July 30, 2000: CMHS tool kit

August 6, 2000: Court-Ordered Treatment Faces Credibility Gap...

August 13, 2000: Just The Facts, Please!

September 3, 2000: Hollywood-Style Violence...

September 10, 2000: A Son Learns About Prejudice

October 15, 2000: A Tribute to Ken Steele

October 29, 2000: Is Freddie Krueger Stealing Halloween?

November 5, 2000: Beyond Belief in Manhattan!

November 12, 2000: CBS Deserves Praise for Non-Stereotypic Character

November 19, 2000: A Veterans Employment Program Discredits Stereotypes

December 3, 2000: Are Fear Tactics Acceptable? (1) When Will Florida...(2) Letter to Orlando Sentinel from Harold Maio

December 24, 2000: Bette Midler Fakes a Nervous Breakdown


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INDEX for Year 2001 Archives
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January 7, 2001: A New Anti-Stigma Website by David Gonzalez

January 14, 2001: Federal Center for Mental Health Services...

January 21, 2001: A Gun Law Targeting Psychiatric Survivors

January 28, 2001:NYTimes Reports Increase in Violent Cartoons

February 18, 2001:California's Esteemed Publication Ends...

February 25, 2001: (1) Hospital Inflicts Shock Treatment on Patient Activist (2) The North River Journal is Born Again...

March 4, 2001: Founder of "Stamp Out Stigma" Makes Headlines

March 11, 2001: Please Help Us Find Text of Article Described

March 18, 2001: Psychiatrists' Journal Gives Differing Views

April 1, 2001: TAC Takes Fear Tactics to Maryland

April 8, 2001: Is Hollywood Looking Beyond the Stereotypes?

April 15, 2001: Federal Center for Mental Health Services Offers...

April 22, 2001: LATimes Report Belies Beliefs About Schizophrenia

May 6, 2001: Language Matters

May 13, 2001: An Impressive Sign of Progress in NYTimes

June 3, 2001: Labeling in NYTimes Pains Advocates

June 10, 2001: "Mindless and Deadly": Media Watchdog Raps News Hype on Violence

June 17, 2001: New Websites Add Unique Resources

June 24, 2001: More Nebulous Numbers From TAC

July 1, 2001: "60 Minutes II" Reports Need for Special Police...

July 8, 2001: "News For A Change: An Advocate's Guide.."

July 15, 2001: A New Book: "Don't Call Me Nuts!"

July 22, 2001: (1) British Psychiatrists Say Psychiatric Agenda... (2) Reliance On Medication Alone Ignores Social Factors

July 29, 2001: Will The Damage Be Doubled? (Rerun "48 Hours")

August 5, 2001: A Biased "48 HOURS" Program is Rerun

August 12, 2001: "Positive Visibility" Gets A Triple Boost

August 19, 2001: "The Discrimination Times," A Remarkable...

August 26, 2001: A Feast of Information on Indiana Consortium...

September 2, 2001: Entertainment Industries Council Offers Guidance...

September 9, 2001: Fanning Fear Is Easy (re: TAC)

September 16, 2001: Grief, Uncertainty, and Selflessness Unite Nation

October 28, 2001: Reality Is Replacing Old Myths

November 4, 2001: Overcoming Psychiatric Slurs and Labels

November 11, 2001: More Links Added to Our Lists

November 18, 2001: The Entertainment Industries Council Suggests Ten...

November 25, 2001: Language Matters

December 3, 2001: Will September 11 Cause More Understanding...

December 9, 2001: Esteemed Advocate Becomes A Policymaker

December 16, 2001: Websites Help Students Research Anti-Stigma Projects

December 23, 2001: "A Beautiful Mind" Opens December 25

December 30, 2001: A Medical Writer Becomes An Anti-Stigma Activist


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INDEX For Year 2002 Archives
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All items July-Dec

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January 6, 2002: The Public Loves "A Beautiful Mind"

January 13, 2002: "ER" Brings Back a Violent Character

January 20, 2002: 1) Language Matters (Harold Maio); 2) Kudos Due Entertainment Industry

February 10, 2002: Pat Deegan's Stunning New Websites

February 17, 2002: Has TAC Changed Its Tune?

February 24, 2002: "Breaking The Silence" Lesson Plans

March 3, 2002:
Low Wages Threaten Mental Health Programs

March 10, 2002: 1) Beyond Belief in NYC; ) "Beautiful Minds..." by Courtenay Harding

March 17, 2002: Media Alert: Watch "Once and Again" on March 25

March 24, 2002: "A Beautiful Mind" : Will It Change the Way People Think?

March 31, 2002: ABC-TV Disappoints A Young Audience

April 7, 2002: Dr. Torrey Takes On System

April 14, 2002: System Failed Despite Kendra's Law

April 21, 2002: Beautiful Minds Speak Out

April 28, 2002: Open To All - Online Forum

May 5, 2002: MadNation Website Is Back; NYTimes Finds Horror in Adult Homes; Robert Whitaker Comments on Stereotyping

May 12, 2002: Sally Satel Wrong for Policymaker Job

June 9, 2002: Involuntary Outpatient Commitment Discussed on NPR

June 16, 2002: Language Matters: The Word "Stigma"

June 23, 2002: The "Infinite Mind" Probes Media's Role in Shaping Attitudes

June 30, 2002: Prejudice and Discrimination: The Hidden Barriers

July 7,2002:(1) Otto Wahl Receives Honor, Then Helps National Stigma Clearinghouse; (2) Thoughts on Medication

July 14, 2002: Progress is a Rocky Road; (1) An Outrageous Headline.., (2) Relevant Reporting, (3) TV Reruns Preserve Prejudice

July 21, 2002: Mental Health Commission Seeks Comments

July 28, 2002: Researchers Suggest New Ways to Report Violence (Online Mini-Course)

August 4, 2002: Website May Fill Empty Niche With Practical Ideas and Webcasts

August 11, 2002: Ten Ways To Fight Discrimination

August 18, 2002: Free Self-Help Guides Offer Ways to Diminish Symptoms and Offer New Routes to Recovery

August 25, 2002: How Can "Criminalization" Be Stopped?

September 1, 2002: New Study Finds Social risk Factors for Violent Behavior

September 8, 2002: Torrey Twists Meaning of Surgeon General's Report

September 15, 2002: NDMDA Changes Name To DBSA

September 22, 2002: Disabilities Report: Mental Health System Over-Relies on Medication

September 28, 2002: Is Dr. Amador's Insight Theory Getting A Bad Rap?

October 6, 2002: More Ugly Secrets in New York

October 13, 2002: CBS "Rush to Judgment" Sensationalizes Mental Illnesses Once Again

November 3, 2002: Gov. Pataki Systematically Shortchanges the Mental Health System...

November 10, 2002: Proposed Law Would Put Law-Abiding People on Criminal Checklist

November 17, 2002: Item 1: Cutting-Edge Website Moves to New Address Item 2: "Lost" Firearms Equip Criminals Item 3: Are Language, Stereotypic Thinking, and Public Policy Linked?

November 24, 2002: "A Reprieve Today; Armed and Dangerous" (60 Minutes) Must Not Air Again, Ever

December 4, 2002: Special Announcement - "Blue/Orange"

December 8, 2002: Honor Is Overdue For People Murdered by Nazis in Psychiatric Institutions

December 15, 2002: Research on Violence Refutes Long-Held Beliefs

December 21, 2002: Activist Recommends "Media Tip Sheets"

December 29, 2002: A Revised Look at Medication for Schizophrenia

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INDEX for Year 2003
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All items July-Dec

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January 19, 2003: Mental Health Groups Urge President's Commission to Act

January 26, 2003: Urgent Call to Action: U.S. Senate Will Consider Anti-Disability Candidate...

February 2, 2003: Campaign to Protect Rights Continues

February 16: 2003: Disabilities Activist Shatters Stereotypes: Harriet McBryde Johnson

March 2,2003: "Unabomber" Story Continues to Unfold

March 23, 2003: Senate Will Consider Gunlaw Amendment Putting Innocent People on Criminal Database

March 30, 2003: In 1994, Leading Experts Criticized Brady Bill's Empasis on Mental Illness

April 13, 2003: Public's Mistaken Beliefs Hamper Advocacy Efforts

April 20, 2003: Reach Out to Journalists With Outstanding Handbook from New Zealand; 1) State Dept's Richard Armitage Uses Psychiatric Putdown to Scold Newt Gingrich, 2) Empathy Enlightens Hearts and Minds, 3) New Website Offers Treasure Trove of Information and Commentary

May 4, 2003: Goal of New Mental Health Media Partnership is Accuracy

May 5, 2003: Special Posting, Mind's Voices Get New Attention (Times Article)

June 1, 2003: Lawsuit Filed Against NYC's Subways and Buses

June 8, 2003: "Test Your Biases" Website Overwhelmed by Responses

June 22, 2003: Supreme Court Rules on Forced Medication Case, But Questions Outnumber Answers

June 29, 2003: "60 Minutes" Plugs a Flawed Gunlaw Amendment

July 6 2003: Ten Reasons to Distrust "60 Minutes"

July 20, 2003: Coming Soon! "West 47th Street"

July 27, 2003: Responsible vs. Sensational Writing About Violence

August 3, 2003: Calls For Reform Grow Stronger>/A>

August 10, 2003:
Africana Newsletter Gives Boston Globe Journalists High Praise

August 17, 2003: 1) New Concept of Schizophrenia; 2) Hunger Strike for Freedom - Update

August 24, 2003: 1) Update on Hunger Strike; 2) Artist (John Cadigan) Films Own Struggle

August 31, 2003: 1)More About Hunger Strike; 2) What Does Treatment Really Mean?

September 4, 2003: Biased Newscast Plugs Flawed Gunlaw Amendment

September 28, 2003: Flawed Gunlaw Gaining In Congress

October 19, 2003: Campaign Misrepresents Proposed Law, But Where's the Outrage?

October 26, 2003: World Psychiatric Association Meets to Probe Prejudice

November 2, 2003: An Informative Newsletter and Website From An Insider

Special Posting: MindFreedom Featured in Los Angeles Times

November 16, 2003: Murder Rate Is Misperceived and Misrepresented, NZ Study Finds

November 23, 2003: Website is Hub of Information on Prejudice and Discrimination

November 30, 2003: Marvel Comics Incites Prejudice

December 7, 2003: John and Katie Cadigan Are Winning Film Awards

December 21, 2003: Harold Maio Addresses Subtle Language Bias

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NEWS ITEMS 2004
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January 11, 2004: 1) Where "Special Housing" Means Punishment"; 2) Mars Candy Co. and Lucasworld Promote Prejudice

February 1, 2004: Obituary of Janet Frame Shatters Stereotype: Humanizing Stories in Institution Attics and Cemeteries

February 8, 2004: United Nations Treaty Drafted to Protect Human Rights and Dignity of People with Disabilities

March 2, 2004: Canadians Battle Biased Language With Cash

March 7, 2004: 1) Yates Tragedy Brings Reform and Education; 2) Did Error By Key Expert Sway Jury?

March 14, 2004: The Missing Memorial

March 21, 2004: Article Illustrates Confusion Surrounding Proposed Gunlaw Amendment

March 28, 2004: 1) Gun Law Is Off-Target; 2) Rise in Stranger Homicides Not Linked to Mental Illnesses

April 4, 2004: An Actress Balances Art, Illness and A New Home

April 11, 2004: ADS CENTER Offering Free Antistigma Training

April 18, 2004: A Psychiatric Survivor Names Biggest Challenge

April 25, 2004: Food For Thought About Prejudice

May 9, 2004: Courageous Teenager Ends Silence, Teaches Peers"

May 16, 2004: Study Finds Fear Tactics Win Public Support for Coercion, Segregation, and Avoidance -- But No Increase in Resources

June 13, 2004: An Excellent Article on Advance Directives -- (and more)

June 27, 2004: Has Bias Stalled the Historic Olmstead Act?

July 15,2004: Loren Mosher Dies; His Legacy Survives in Upcoming Book

July 18, 2004: Recovery Program Wins Accolades in Oregon

July 25, 2004: Less Stigma Seen, But Reforms Still Missing

August 8, 2004: Caring Community Tackles Labels and Builds Awareness

August 29, 2004: UK Experts Say Omega-3 is Important for Mental Health

September 26, 2004: Insightful Survivors John MacManamy and Kay Jamison Discuss Exuberance

October 10, 2004: Recovery Is Not A New Idea, Says Pat Deegan

October 31, 2004: Patty Duke Keeps Promise, Gives Hope

November 14, 2004: An Inspiring Obituary Paints a Memorable Portrait

November 21, 2004: Michigan Commission Lists Obstacles to Progress

December 6, 2004: Survey Finds Social Support is Key to Employment Success


NEWS ITEMS 2005


January 6, 2005: Breaking News: Andrea Yates Verdict Overturned

January 9, 2005: NBC-TV Launches "Committed"

January 16, 2005: What's Endearing About Straitjackets?

January 21, 2005: Straitjackets Have History of Abuse and Death

January 27, 2005: Talk Show's Malicious Comment Endangers Lives

February 6, 2005: (1) Do News Items Show Rising Indifference to Suffering?; (2) ACLU Exposes Brutal Prison Conditions

February 13, 2005: About Recovery: A Talk With Dan Fisher

February 20, 2005: "Looney Tunes" Characters to be Reborn as Menacing "Loonatics"

March 13, 2005: New York Legislators Call For Careful Look at Court-ordered Treatment Law

April 11, 2005: Kendra's Law Heaing Reopens Coercion Controversy

April 27, 2005: Special Posting: Free Teleconference on Decreasing Stigma in African American Community

April 31, 2005:MindFreedom.org Warns Against Psychiatric Screening Proposal

May 22, 2005: 1) Kendra's Law Teaches How To Play the Violence Card, (2) The Railroading of Andrew Goldstein, (3) Remember Andrew, The Other Victim

June 29, 2005: New York's Legislature Extends Outpatient Commitment Law

July 24, 2005: Record Shows Supreme Court Nominee Judge John Roberts Poses Threat to Americans With Disabilities

July 31, 2005: Pat Deegan, Psychologist/Activist/Psychiatric Survivor, Explains How "Personal Medicine" Helps Recovery Process

August 14, 2005: (1) Consumer/Survivor Initiatives Praised by Researchers; (2) A New Book, "On Our Own, Together" Assesses Peer Programs

August 21, 2005: A New Cartoon Series Uses Psychiatric Slur as Title

September 4, 2005: Psychiatric Labels Spawn False Assumptions

September 18, 2005:Violence is Rampant Against People With Psychiatric Vulnerabilities, New Study Finds

October 30, 2005: A National Directory of Consumer-Driven Services is Now on the Web

November 13, 2005: Australians Shatter Stereotypes With "Hope Awards"to Filmmakers

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