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The National Health Federation leads in the fight for the future of health freedom!

NHF's Mission

The NHF is an international consumer-education, health-freedom organization working to protect individuals’ rights to consume healthy food, take supplements and the choice to use alternative therapies without unnecessary government restrictions.

NHF's Vision

NHF envisions a World free of any and all artificial impediments to securing and retaining excellent, abundant health and health freedom. Individuals should be free to choose for themselves their own means of maintaining and regaining optimal health.

NHF's Promise

NHF, together with health-freedom friends and colleagues throughout the World, vows to change and save lives through our uniquely leveraged position on the international political stage impacting food, nutritional supplements, and healing.

The European Commission has issued a Green Paper on Improving the Mental Health of the Population. The objective is to arrive at a European mental health strategy.

The Initiative is a collaborative effort with the World Health Organisation, whose own program, Nations for Mental Health is leaning towards the option of pharmaceutical intervention, perhaps not surprisingly - their report was sponsored by two major pharma manufacturers.


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The EU Green Paper is intended to launch a debate with the European institutions, Governments, health professionals, stakeholders in other sectors, civil society including patient organisations, and the research community about the relevance of mental health for the EU, the need for a strategy at EU-level and its possible priorities.

Results and a set of recommendations should be available by the end of 2006, and according to this announcement by the EU Commission, contributions to the discussion should be submitted by the end of May 2006.  

While the EU Green Paper is not overtly tending towards drug centered treatment, this may well creep in during the process. Certainly there is a strong economic incentive for pharma manufacturers to make use of this golden opportunity to firmly establish mind altering pharmaceutical drugs as the "treatment of choice".

It is interesting to note that although "poor nutrition" is mentioned in one of the annexes as a risk factor, no mention is made in the Green Paper of the connection between mental health and nutritional intervention as advocated for years by orthomolecular psychiatrists, or even of improving basic nutritional sufficiency as a strategy of prevention. The connection between nutrition and mental health has been unequivocally established and nutrition-based interventions are being pioneered, apparently with excellent results, in Canada, but no suggestion is made that such intervention could help the mentally ill in Europe.

Opportunity and Danger

I see in this at once, a danger and an opportunity and no, I'm not basing this on the common but apparently erroneous interpretation of the Chinese character for "crisis", which some believe incorporates the danger-opportunity dichotomy.

Danger because, if we do nothing and leave things to a hyperactive pharmaceutical lobby, we will certainly see more drug use on those unfortunate enough to be diagnosed as mentally ill, as well as a general deterioration into a more and more controlled society, initiating a vicious descending spiral.

On the other hand there is opportunity, because we have an ongoing process where input is invited and will at least be considered.

Those in the mental health community advocating drug-free approaches to behavioral and mental problems should put their heads together and come up with submissions that emphasise that drug treatment is not the preferred option and that real alternatives exist and have been shown to work.

Those interested in contributing to the process can find the Green Paper here and the addresses to send comments on this page.

Some of the things people are saying about the NHF

"Thank you for speaking out for us! I am very grateful for the National Health Federation in helping us all protect our rights for informed and even self treatment. I've had more success in getting better results with so-called 'alternative' treatments than I have EVER experienced with 'conventional' medicine."
—Pablo A.





"Thank you for the truth!"
—Lana D.
"This (the NHF) is OUR Army... one of the few organizations that actually represent the general public... who really take the fight to the corporate interests that care about greed above all—despite the cost in human suffering. This is the real deal... The two lead 'ass kickers' are Scott Tips and Kat Carroll, but they will tell you right off that every volunteer is worth their weight in selenium in this fight. If only you would 'kick the tires' of the NHF. See for yourself the integrity and passion of this dedicated group. They have been around for a long time... This current group is as talented, keen, realistic, practical and flat out 'in your face' as I can imagine."
—Thomas C.
"The NHF, and Scott Tips in particular, are largely unsung heroes protecting our health at national and international levels… There really is no other organization filling the role of speaking truth and guiding legislators in this powerful (Codex) forum. If you are concerned about our food supply, then please consider supporting Scott and the NHF."
—Jon E.





"Thanks for keeping us informed.
—Joyce B. L.
"Thank you for speaking out for us! I am very grateful for the National Health Federation in helping us all protect our rights for informed and even self treatment. I've had more success in getting better results with so-called 'alternative' treatments than I have EVER experienced with 'conventional' medicine."
—Pablo A.
"Thank you for the truth!"
—Lana D.
"This (the NHF) is OUR Army... one of the few organizations that actually represent the general public... who really take the fight to the corporate interests that care about greed above all—despite the cost in human suffering. This is the real deal... The two lead 'ass kickers' are Scott Tips and Kat Carroll, but they will tell you right off that every volunteer is worth their weight in selenium in this fight. If only you would 'kick the tires' of the NHF. See for yourself the integrity and passion of this dedicated group. They have been around for a long time... This current group is as talented, keen, realistic, practical and flat out 'in your face' as I can imagine."
—Thomas C.
"The NHF, and Scott Tips in particular, are largely unsung heroes protecting our health at national and international levels… There really is no other organization filling the role of speaking truth and guiding legislators in this powerful (Codex) forum. If you are concerned about our food supply, then please consider supporting Scott and the NHF."
—Jon E.
"Thanks for keeping us informed.
—Joyce B. L.

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