Patients are supposed to have the right to refuse medication. At the very least they should have given her a warning. This is beyond cruel.
The JRC website
Just to be clear this is the website of the dystopian prison #JRC which tortures there prisoners. There website is http://www.effectivetreatment.org/ — wait is that how you spell it?
Former JRC resident Jennifer Msumba describes the shocks
Yes they still shock there residence (prisoners), yes they still do it for mild behavior (like waving hand in front of face and out of seat/bed w/o permission).
Oh and this is the list she mentions:
Pain is not the only way you can make a person’s life hell
Jennifer Msumba posted this message about her time in #JRC You should read it.
Update: Here is the rest of that post, but it is read: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=3230545293892755
This is the missing text: “screams of terror. JRC is a torture chamber hidden as some sort of theme park for the disabled.”
JRC student Andre McCollins traumatized with PTSD
This is an indecent from October 25, 2002 where JRC tied down Andre and shocked him for 6 hours. The shocks while he was tied down were punishments for yelling and tensing up. After Andre became catatonic traumatized with PTSD his mother Cheryl told him, “Andre, I’m sorry. I apologize. I didn’t know.”
JRC/BRI has a history of physical and psychological abuse. Even though this school may have improved, why should people take a chance with a school that is founded on rigid control and extreme punishment for minor behaviors.
I know that this is old news and they don’t use restraint board with shocks anymore (supposedly), or use multiple shocks for one behavior any more (supposedly), or withhold food anymore. But they still admit to applying painful shocks for minor behaviors (I’m talking behaviors like waving your hand in front of your face and getting out of bed or seat w/o permission).
Back when they were BRI they were leaving blisters on feet from pinching them. And there is so much psychological torture that they do that does not get a lot of attention, like controlling what the prisoners are allowed to say. So JRC does NOT have freedom of speech.
This is the article “31 Shocks Later”:
This is video of the boy being shocked over and over while tied down:
This school (prison) is still open. Maybe they improved, just maybe, but really do you thing anyone should be subjected to having to live at this prison. It needs to be shut down PERMANENTLY!
EDIT: Read the comments on the shock torture video. JRC staff experienced trauma, PTSD and at least one had to be hospitalized in a mental hospital. Is this a place you would want to work at? It needs to be SHUT DOWN and STOP being supported!
My JRC Experience By Krista Cormier
This is Krista’s experience at the Judge Rotenberg Center. They don’t only subject there prisoners to abuse with painful electric shocks, they also subject there prisoners to psychological abuse. They cause PTSD. This is Krista’s story.
Trigger warnings: Abuse, PTSD
My JRC Experience
Help for those abused by JRC
If you have been abused by JRC or know someone who has please share this with them: https://jrc-lawsuit.com/
JRC Protest Aug 18 10AM
A JRC Protest will be on August 18 at 10AM ET
24 Beacon St. Boston MA USA
I’m going, and I am bringing my sign.
This will be in support of Massachusetts bill H.225 to ban painful punishments like electric shock, which the Judge Rotenberg Center uses to punish there students for minor infractions.
Please join the protest. They need to be stopped. More people need to know about this place. Thanks.
Why the FDA ban on painful electric shock devices was overturned
Why the FDA ban on the painful electric shock devices (used at JRC) was overturned, as I see it:
The issue as I see it is that the FDA can rule a device or kind of device is dangerous. They did NOT specifically target the GED. They said devices designed to give painful shocks for certain purposes should be banned. So it’s like just because a device that gives painful shocks was made with the intention to give shocks for aggressive behavior it should be banned, but if the same exact device was made with the intention of giving painful shocks for a different reason it should not be banned. So you can see why they said THAT MAKES NO SENSE.
Also the FDA did NOT say all devices designed to give painful electric shock should be banned.
Painful electric shocks are used for psychology experiments on people. With the one being experimented on consenting and getting paid. They are also used on people who volunteerily want aversion therapy to help them stop a bad habit like smoking or unhealthy eating or drugs.
So I hope now you see the problem in the FDA ban and why it did not go through.
Please Help End Cruelty at JRC
Here is a short video about JRC and what you can do to help.
Video: Please Help End Cruelty at JRC
Please also take a look at the petition I made and contact the Attorney General.
Email of Massachusetts State Attorney General: Maura Healey firstname.lastname@example.org
There are more links in the video description.