Treat Big Pharma Like Big Tobacco | The Global Mail

Treat Big Pharma Like Big Tobacco | The Global Mail.

Treat Big Pharma Like Big Tobacco

By Clare BlumerMay 17, 2013

If all drug-company advertising were banned, the world would be a better place, says the man who wrote the book on diagnosing mental illness. Listen to Clare Blumer’s audio interview with Dr Allen Frances.

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President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. Father of two daughters, he lives and works on the NSW South Coast, Australia. He is a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around him. He is a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and works with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist he has long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. Now a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and has decades of experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. He is passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. Darin is also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.

1 Comment on Treat Big Pharma Like Big Tobacco | The Global Mail

  1. Adrian Panozzo // May 27, 2013 at 6:25 pm //

    The french have a different system of classification for psychiatric illness and therefore medicate less frequently and achieve better outcomes according to statistics.


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