Sunday, September 20, 2009
AIMI Video Library, by Mary Neal
Videos collected by AIMI: http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=17280&pst=842947
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The videos help to make it clear that treatment is needed for mental illness and drug addiction, not incarceration. Psychiatrists and counselors are more qualified to address such problems than police and prison guards. More treatment centers are needed for drugs, alcohol, and mental illness (in-patient and outpatient facilities), not more prisons. See an index of AIMI's video library below.
Below is a sample video, called Schizophrenia. It shows how important treatment is.
AIMI's video library's films are available help the public to understand mental illness and what happens to mentally ill prisoners. There is also a Taser series. See Inman Morales' death caused by Tasering during a lunacy arrest attempt, and more.
LIST OF FILMS
Reach out and Touch Somebody's Hand - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-7qCG2_aaA
Bipolar Crisis on Atlanta MARTA Train - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NZtGz_7WI0
COCHRAN FIRM FRAUD 1
COCHRAN FIRM FRAUD 2
Comments on The Cochran Firm Fraud videos are at this Care2 News Network article that made front page: http://www.care2.com/news/member/464062319/900292 - The videos were published following my horrific stalking experience on Sept. 27, 2009.
Torture in American Prisons
(Beware - graphic violence, nudity, and death):
SOLITARY CONFINEMENT – TORTURE
Dogs personified as the mentally ill, homeless and in prison
Trapped: Mental Illness in America’s Prisons
Tasering Death of Inman Morales, Mentally Ill NY Man
TASER VIDEO COLLECTION OF SEVEN (7) FILMS
Officer Uses Taser To Tame Best Buy Shopper
Hospital Tasers 66-year-old over a joke
11 Year Old Tasered at School as a "Last Resort"!
Taser Torture of an Ohio Woman 7 Times
Police Tase Suicidal Man on Bridge, Causing His Fall
Taser Torture of an Unarmed 78 yo Man in LAX
66-year-old Edmondton lawyer tased for taking pictures
PsychCentral presents "the ten best psychology videos available on the web." Please access the links at AIMI's video strand at http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=17280&pst=842947
1. An Unquiet Mind: Personal Reflections on Manic-Depressive Illness
2. The Stanford Prison Experiment
3. My Stroke of Insight
4. The Paradox of Choice
5. Trapped: Mental Illness in America’s Prisons
6. Teen Brain
7. Depression: Out of the Shadows
9. I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help: Research on Poor Insight and How We Can Help
10. The Psychology of Global Warming
Universal Declaration of Human Rights - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTlrSYbCbHE
On June 27, 2009, many people marched for the wrongly convicted. A video on the website, Freedom March USA, features beautiful imagery and photos of people who were freed by DNA testing. Hopefully, Thomas Arthur will someday join the exonerated. His DNA proved negative in July, but he remains on Alabama's death row (December). THE VIDEO IS CALLED "I'M WAITING." THOUSANDS MORE ARE INNOCENT, ACCORDING TO THE VIDEO'S ESTIMATE. http://www.freedommarchusa.org/
PHILOSOPHY OF LIBERTY - http://www.isil.org/resources/introduction.swf
The most life-affirming video ever.
MY REDEEMER LIVES - Team Hoyt
The euthanasia article I wrote to accompany the above video at this link:
... Stay Back Doctor Kevorkian!
The Wrongly Convicted, by The Innocence Project, features people who were freed by DNA evidence.
More videos are added from time to time, so please visit soon and often. Thank you for your interest in decriminalizing mental illness and in other human rights issues, especially as they pertain to prisoners.
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