Direct-to-consumer advertising (DTC advertising) usually refers to the marketing of pharmaceutical products directly to patients/consumers. Ethical and regulatory concerns regarding DTC advertising have been identified, specifically the extent to which these ads may unduly influence the prescribing of the prescription medicines based on consumer demands when, in some cases, they may not be medically necessary. Whileread more
Changing Minds; Strengthening Self-Determination
Changing Minds is all about information, education, and systemic advocacy. We are a small not-for-profit organisation that is working on strengthening the voice of mental health and addictions service users to ensure that people are treated fairly, with dignity and respect, and that every individual is given opportunity to live their life in the way in which they choose whether they have a diagnosis of a mental health issue or not.