Should ECT be suspended? Experts weigh in.

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A recent article in Medscape highlights experts calling for a suspension of ECT until research can demonstrate that the benefits outweigh the risks.

Experts Call for Immediate Suspension of ECT, Others Push Back

This article highlights our international patient safety petition which now has more than 10 thousand signatures.

4,000 people signed in the last 2 weeks after my article “Whose Finger is Taking the Pulse of America’s Shock Treatment Controversy?” appeared in Mad in America.

90% of the people who view our petition, sign it. 10% share it!

Please help us help others injured by this unregulated medical treatment!

Sarah P. Hancock

Sarah Price Hancock, MS, CRC, lived for nearly two decades misdiagnosed with severe mental illness. She was given 116 bilateral ECT treatments and now lives with delayed electrical injury. Sarah holds a Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling and taught for four years in San Diego State University’s Rehabilitation Counseling program. She also hosts The Emotional Self-Reliance Podcast and guest lectures on psychiatric recovery.

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  1. Emma

    Living with violation from not properly consenting? No information about real side effects apart from a headache or slight memory loss on the day.
    No follow up, no rehabilitation.
    Given against our will under section 3.
    ECT is not fit for purpose in 2021

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