is the second documentary from international award-winning filmmaker Kevin P. Miller about the challenges of treating mental health symptoms with psychotropic drugs. The film includes interviews with many people familiar to the community: Robert Whitaker, Dr. Peter Breggin, Dr Joanna Moncrieff, Dr. David Healy, and others whose work has defined decades worth of resistance to the blind assertion that psychiatric drugs mental illnesses.
Letters from Generation Rx not only shares our perspectives on the suppression of real science; it does so wrapped around important information about the history of the DSM, the widespread use of antidepressants, and how such shaky science was utilised to help these drugs pass muster with the FDA and Health Canada, the regulatory agencies charged with approving “safe and effective” medicines for consumers in North America. In our estimation, no other film has provided a forum for understanding why things are the way they are as powerfully as this documentary.
Here are some of the unexpected obstacles Bonnie faced when trying to conduct objective clinical trials of micronutrients in adults with bipolar disorder. As challenged as we were — and as many obstacles as we were forced to contend with by Health Canada and others, the company that developed the EMPowerplus formula, Truehope Nutritional Support, endured TEN TIMES as much difficulty: