Blair Stanovie
Blair Stanovie

this is terrible, let the girl go or the parents should bring charges against the doctors and the people hollding her. If they don't beleive her, let her go

CJ Janzen
CJ Janzen
  • Blair Stanovie

They have to find out what laws the doctors are using first before legal action can be taken. We should be receiving an update on her status this coming week.

James Dickson
James Dickson

I also had chronic ME and I left me severely disabled and bed bound for just over 10 years. I was not treated with understanding by British doctors, their ignorance was disgusting. I was left at home suffering in pain and sever disability and they did not care or try and help. At the time the NHS did not train their doctors to understand or treat the illness. I was only given help 8 years ago when dr obrien at Southend hospital discovered my plight and approached the primary care trust for...

I also had chronic ME and I left me severely disabled and bed bound for just over 10 years. I was not treated with understanding by British doctors, their ignorance was disgusting. I was left at home suffering in pain and sever disability and they did not care or try and help. At the time the NHS did not train their doctors to understand or treat the illness. I was only given help 8 years ago when dr obrien at Southend hospital discovered my plight and approached the primary care trust for funding to send me to the chronic fatigue syndrome unit at old church hospital under professor Finley. I was great full of the opportunity to get my life back and worked hard. I left hospital a year later well enough to live on my own. Another year later I had made a full recovery. I am living proof that even the most severely effected ME sufferers can be treated successfully and make a full recovery. All it takes is doctors to recognise the serious nature of the illness and try and help.

Kojak Peg
Kojak Peg
  • James Dickson

And the most worrying thing is the UK is on of the most informed countries about m.e

Sarah Balfour
Sarah Balfour
  • James Dickson

I've been sectioned several times too. I've been becoming more and more sick for the past 2-3 years. I'm in constant pain, constantly fatigued lethargic and hungry - and a few days ago, I noticed my spine was curved!

Sarah Balfour
Sarah Balfour
  • James Dickson

Whoops! Don't know what happened there!

CJ Janzen
CJ Janzen

At midnight EST we had only 115 signatures at 6:15pm we have around 540! Please keep passing this around. We CAN and WILL make a difference!

CJ Janzen
CJ Janzen
  • CJ Janzen

We have spoken to Rebecca Hansen - not related - and she says they will have an update for us this coming week.

Patricia Carter
Patricia Carter

It is unbelievable that the Danish medical professionals and government agencies have so little regard for the well-being of its citizens. Katrina Hansen is suffering from a physical disease, not a mental illness; and keeping her locked in a mental ward is incredibly cruel and dangerous to her life and well-being. Let's hope Katrina does not suffer a fate similar to that of Sofia Mirza in the U.K. The world is watching what is happening in Denmark now. Patricia Carter, Orlando, FL USA

Kojak Peg
Kojak Peg
  • Patricia Carter

I know it is shocking, what's going on. And to think the threat of being forced from her home was hanging over Karina for even longer. they are treating her like a criminal, as if she is guilty of something. And for it to happen in a country like Denmark just makes it all the more frightening, because if it can happen there it can happen anywhere

Jenny Dyason
Jenny Dyason
  • Patricia Carter

It would be different if karina's parents were intentionally mistreating their daughter, eg neglect. How can the Danish government and medical "professionals" justify their actions? They're digging a massive hole for themselves. Let's bury them and 'set Karina free' to be with her loving family. What better medicine for her than that?

Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais

My daughter is going to be treated against her will. But that s because she is autistic (that's not the treatment issue) and has developed very severe OCD and is now well into the process of becoming anorexic. She has a poor understanding of the consequences of trying to control her environment by not eating or drinking. For this reason, treatment against her will is absolutely justified so we can find out why she's doing this and find ways to make it so she doesn't have to do it anymore.

ME...

My daughter is going to be treated against her will. But that s because she is autistic (that's not the treatment issue) and has developed very severe OCD and is now well into the process of becoming anorexic. She has a poor understanding of the consequences of trying to control her environment by not eating or drinking. For this reason, treatment against her will is absolutely justified so we can find out why she's doing this and find ways to make it so she doesn't have to do it anymore.

ME/CFS, on the other hand, is not an issue for involuntary treatment orders such as the one going on here. For this reason, I'm signing.

Kojak Peg
Kojak Peg
  • Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais

I'm so sorry to hear about your Daughter Daibhidh. It must be heartbreaking to have to go through. Not to mention soul destroying when the people we turn to in our hour of need are the ones who are making the situation worse. I just hope they begin listening and give the right treatment. And hopefully you can turn to a support group for help. And if you started a partition I'd sign in a heart beat

Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais
Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais
  • Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais

Thank you KP. It is indeed that. And yes - sadly the system here in Finland is ... largely crap, and expertise is slow to seep in. And it's heartbreaking to have to face one's child who wants to go home but isn't able to cope at home. As it is, I get to see her very rarely: her mum's new hubby is a complete worthless letter, shall we say? He has a history of violent behaviour for no just cause and still he is in the house. I see him as a major factor in the aetiology of my daughter's issues. And thank you.

David Doherty
David Doherty
  • Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais

So Sad about your daughter, No words for what is happening to so many, all Our Love And Lightxo

Jilly Washington
Jilly Washington

Please , Please sign this petition these are crines against Humanity , Anyone of you or your loved ones can be diagnosed with ME/CFS Offering NO sollution to your illness !!!

Kojak Peg
Kojak Peg
  • Jilly Washington

Yes anyone can develop m.e and if they can mistreat one of us like that they can mistreat all of us

Wendy Tanner
Wendy Tanner

This must be a human rights violation - why isn't it being taken to the european courts? They would have to consider medical evidence from around the world showing that there are physical problems behind this illness. They could kill her, there is certainly no evidence her condition has improved.

Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais
Dàibhidh MacNiocail MacAindreais
  • Wendy Tanner

Sadly, that path takes money. Most people haven't even enough to go to their own courts, especially when governments are stripping back the legal aid funding.

CJ Janzen
CJ Janzen
  • Wendy Tanner

She and her family are being assisted, BUT, due to the fact the Doctors/Facility/Government people involve refuse to answer any questions, provide and paperwork, they might do harm to her case. They are watching things very closely and are proceeding with various legal options to try to get access to the very basic information so that they may find out WHY she was forcibly taken and under which laws she is being held without her consent.

Shirley Hobson Chapman
Shirley Hobson Chapman

disgusting behaviour by people we should be able to trust

Kojak Peg
Kojak Peg
  • Shirley Hobson Chapman

Yes these are people we turn to in our hour of need and all they can do is ridicule and mistreat you. And the most disgusting thing is they have law on their side

David Doherty
David Doherty

A disgrace...all our love and light to Karina and her family, the world is watching 'Hammel Neurocenter' VERY closely...

Kojak Peg
Kojak Peg
  • David Doherty

It should be called HMP (Her Majesty's Prison) Hammel Neurocenter

David Doherty
David Doherty
  • David Doherty

So true... and so so sad:(

Karen Turcotte
Karen Turcotte
  • David Doherty

Help This Young Lady , She Has The Right To Be At Home With Family !!!!!!!!!!!!

Elsie Anne Owings
Elsie Anne Owings

Oh, no!!! This is every ME sufferer's worst nightmare. I suffer from ME, but I have been a bit more fortunate: my doctors in the USA have taken my illness seriously even when they couldn't offer much in the way of treatment. And I have (finally) laboratory tests showing that some of my immune cells aren't functioning, and some types of viruses that should be dead or dormant in my system are instead flourishing.
If Karina had been offered this type of testing, she, too, would show...

Oh, no!!! This is every ME sufferer's worst nightmare. I suffer from ME, but I have been a bit more fortunate: my doctors in the USA have taken my illness seriously even when they couldn't offer much in the way of treatment. And I have (finally) laboratory tests showing that some of my immune cells aren't functioning, and some types of viruses that should be dead or dormant in my system are instead flourishing.
If Karina had been offered this type of testing, she, too, would show abnormalities. But doctors who don't want to take the disease seriously don't offer anything except the old standard tests that won't show anything.
Not only are this young woman's civil rights being violated, this appalling act of medical malpractice is endangering her life.

Elsie Anne Owings
Elsie Anne Owings
  • Elsie Anne Owings

Unfortunately, complaints from the patient community will be viewed as insignificant, since this type of medical professionals consider us to be nothing more than chronic complainers anyway. These "doctors" need to hear from other doctors; the ones who actually specialize in ME research. And no, that doesn't mean the ones from Kings College in London. They should contact the IACFS/ME and chat with some of the professionals who have been truly researching this disease, not those who have been making money by trivializing it.

Kojak Peg
Kojak Peg
  • Elsie Anne Owings

Very true Elsie, but hopefully it will add weight to the arguments already being put forward to the Danish Government. And if it make one minister think twice about it. Then it's been a success

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