David W. Oaks

MindFreedom article by David Oaks: Let's Find Language More Inclusive Than the Phrase "Mentally Ill"!

David Oaks at Occupy the American Psychiatric Association, 5/5/2012

David Oaks, Director of MindFreedom International rallies his troops at the Occupy the American Psychiatric Association rally before marching on psychiatry.

David Oaks, human rights activist and leader of Mindfreedom.org, is home from a lengthy hospital stay and rehab, after surviving a very serious accident. Here is the inspired human spirit we all share in full view.

David Oaks Homecoming Celebration: with a little help from my friends.

I Help Organize a Peaceful Protest About Climate Crisis at Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce

On December about 5 groups united together to hold a nonviolent protest about the pivotal role of the Chamber of Commerce blocking progress addressing the climate crisis.

MFI and David W. Oaks Get an Archive

I have good news to report: The big medical school in Portland, Oregon Health Sciences University, has taken the material from MindFreedom while I was director for twenty-five years.

Down But Not Out - David Oaks Needs Your Help

Help us raise money for a specialized, wheelchair-accessible van for our dear friend, David Oaks.

Help us raise money for a specialized, wheelchair-accessible van for our dear friend, David Oaks.

David inspires me to raise money for his needs because he has devoted his entire life to caring about those often marginalized by society.

Please Help Me (David Oaks) Get an Accessible Van With Crowdsourcing

My friends and family launched a Crowd Source Campaign to get me an wheelchair accessible van. The campaign was launched around my Birthday (September Here is how you can help and/or sp…

▶ David Oaks on "I Got Better" - YouTube

Oaks, Executive Director of MindFreedom International, presents his video from MindFreedom's "I Got Better" campaign.

Connecting Disablity, March on Washington and Climate Crisis

Here are my top 5 ways that the disability movement intersects with the civil rights movement and the environmental movement, especially th…