Life forever damaged and broken by ECT

“Virtually my whole life has been seriously affected by the ECT treatment. This has caused me to lose years off my life because my heart is so weak now, from the heartache and sadness from the loss of who I was, what I was and how I was beforehand.” In her own words. this is […]


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Scarred for life by a misdiagnosis and inhumane treatment

At age 15, James’ life would be forever changed by his experience at Leigh House Hospital, where he was forcibly restrained, over-medicated, misdiagnosed, and left with mental and physical problems that would alter his life. Already struggling with epilepsy and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, James experienced some mental difficulties at age 15 and was sectioned in […]


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RIP Jake McGill Lynch

On 20 March 2013, Stephanie and John‘s lives changed in a way they could never have imagined. This is the true story of their son who was prescribed the antidepressant drug Prozac. Four years ago today, fourteen-year-old Jake McGill Lynch from Clondalkin, Co Dublin died at Tallaght Hospital of a self-inflicted gunshot wound forty-six days […]


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A grandmother’s dilemma – to speak out, or bite her tongue while she watches her granddaughter get worse under psychiatric ‘care’

This is the true story of a brave grandmother who has decided to speak out against psychiatric oppression. The names of the people involved have been changed at this point to protect their identities. What can I do? She was just a 13-year-old girl when it all went wrong with her parents. No-one listened to […]


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