Citizens Committee on Human Rights

The Mental Health Watchdog

Australian National Office

Free Documentary

Psychiatry: Friend or Foe ? The Untold Story of Australian Psychiatry

There were 35.7 million psychiatric drug prescriptions written in Australia in 2016/17. Over 146,000 children under 16 are on a psychiatric drug, 7,817 of those aged between two and six. The devastation psychiatric drugs can cause is told by those who have taken them and their families. Providing facts about psychiatry with 20 experts, including doctors, one psychiatrist endorses it as a “timely and shocking insight into the effects of psychiatric drugs which begins to balance the picture.”