Mary Maddock

Activist for social justice and freedom, truth equality and human rights in the 'mental health' system. Board member of MindFreedom International. "You have to value a life to be outraged by a death." "Slaves were not considered persons." Sr Helen Prejean
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Isn't it interesting then than I heard Professor O' Keane say that Dr Pat Bracken was unscientific when he dared to question the biomedical model on your programme. Yes, " doctors differ and patients die."

Isn't it interesting then than I heard Professor O' Keane say that Dr Pat Bracken was unscientific when he dared to question the biomedical model on your programme. Yes, " doctors differ and patients die.

The Wellbeing Foundation presents a film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry  Soul Interrupted  This film explores the experience of several people in their encounters with psychiatry in Ireland, with the mental health services, with medication and psychiatric drugs, with electro-convulsive therapy, and with the consequences of psychiatric interventions. It covers such areas as forced detention, forced medication and forced administration of electro-shock therapy.

The Wellbeing Foundation presents a film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry Soul Interrupted This film explores the experience of several people in their…

The Wellbeing Foundation presents  A film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry  Soul Interrupted  This film explores the experience of several people in their encounters with psychiatry in Ireland, with the mental health services, with medication and psychiatric drugs, with electro-convulsive therapy, and with the consequences of psychiatric interventions. It covers such areas as forced detention, forced medication and forced administration of electro-shock therapy.

The Wellbeing Foundation presents A film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry Soul Interrupted This film explores the experience of several people in their encounters…

The Wellbeing Foundation presents  A film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry  Soul Interrupted  This film explores the experience of people in their encounters with psychiatry in Ireland, with the mental health services, with medication and psychiatric drugs, with electro-convulsive therapy, and with the consequences of psychiatric interventions. It covers such areas as forced detention, forced medication and forced administration of electro-shock therapy.

The Wellbeing Foundation presents A film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry Soul Interrupted This film explores the experience of people in their encounters…

‘Soul Survivor – A Personal Encounter with Psychiatry’ launches today at Nemo Rangers GAA club on Monday, December 11th at 7pm.  Written by Cork couple Mary and Jim Maddock, the book tells the harrowing but ultimately inspiring story of Mary’s involvement with the Psychiatric Establishment over a period of twenty years.  In the Foreword, well-known psychotherapist

Mary Maddock of MindFreedom Ireland has written a book with her husband Jim about her escape from psychiatry and activism to change it, called

Mary Maddock MINDFREEDOM On Forced ECT Newstalk May '13

Mary Maddock MINDFREEDOM On Forced ECT Newstalk May '13

The Wellbeing Foundation presents  a film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry  Soul Interrupted  This film explores the experience of several people in their encounters with psychiatry in Ireland, with the mental health services, with medication and psychiatric drugs, with electro-convulsive therapy, and with the consequences of psychiatric interventions. It covers such areas as forced detention, forced medication and forced administration of electro-shock therapy.

The Wellbeing Foundation presents a film by Jonathan Woods and Michael Corry Soul Interrupted This film explores the experience of several people in their encounters…

Early life pictures with a happy family.  Entered a convent for 7 years.  Got married to Jim and soon afterwards had my first child, Claire.  Then because I was misunderstood during labour and after childbirth I was sent to a psychiatric 'hospital' two days later.  I was given electroshock on the 3rd day  and spent almost the next 5 months in' hospital' while I was drugged, electroshocked  and separated from my first born.  I eventually became a victim of psychiatry for more than two decades

Early life pictures with a happy family. Entered a convent for 7 years. Got married to Jim and soon afterwards had my first child, Claire.

My friend spent the last 5 yrs of her life there and wrote several letters to politicians and Amnesty Ireland about the place but she was not heard. She took part in a documentary when she got out for a few hours while she was incarcerated there. Her last words on the show were " I am lost to psychiatry".The more she highlighted the lack of care or understanding the more she was punished . How can we expect places like this to help people to recover and find true peace of mind, body and…

Psychiatric patients left in 'Victorian era conditions' - Independent.

Mary Maddock speaks at the Robert Whitaker conference in Cork

Mary Maddock speaks at the Robert Whitaker conference in Cork

Oppression in our midst  " Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive." C.S. Lewis

Oppression in our midst " Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.

Creative Maladjustment Week Introduction Video. Who are the creatively maladjusted among us? How can we celebrate their courage and diversity? Answer: Join us in celebrating Creative Maladjustment Week: July 7th through the 14th, 2013. Where? Anywhere in the world. Gather friends and family or just find a way to express yourself personally.

Creative Maladjustment Week Introduction Video. Who are the creatively maladjusted among us? How can we celebrate their courage and diversity? Answer: Join us in celebrating Creative Maladjustment Week: July 7th through the 14th, 2013. Where? Anywhere in the world. Gather friends and family or just find a way to express yourself personally.

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