National Organizations Urge Volkswagen to Pull Ad
Feb 14 2007
Less than a week after General Motors agreed to edit its advertisement featuring a robot who gets laid off and then jumps off a bridge, yet another automobile company has decided to use suicide as a marketing tool.
General Motors Blasted For TV Suicide Commercial, Marginalization of Depression
Feb 09 2007
Anger in the mental health and suicide prevention community has grown following a General Motors spokesperson’s statement this week that the company has received "more than a handful, but not a tsunami" of complaints over a Super Bowl ad that depicted a suicidal leap from a bridge -- and that the company intends to air the commercial again during the Academy Awards on February 25th.
NAMI Calls for Federal Investigation of Georgia State Hospitals
Jan 17 2007
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots organization representing individuals with serious mental illnesses and their families, has called for a federal investigation of neglect, abuse and poor medical care in Georgia’s state hospital system.