This year Bedpushes are planned in many countries uncluding Germany America and Canada to highlight the human rights infringements that go on daily in the psychiatric system. A group of us who are concerned about the lack of choice of treatments and the levels of coercion in psychiatry pioneered symbolically escaping hospitals with a bed  and 'going on the run' in 2005.

To see and hear about recent Great Escape Bedpushes go to www.bedpush.com