In this special edition of MindFreedom Radio, join host Sophie Faught, documentary filmmaker Lise Zumwalt and MindFreedom member Ryan, an outpatient forced drugging survivor, as we discuss the disturbing trend toward more involuntary psychiatry. LIVE on Saturday, 11 May 2013, at 2 pm ET, 11 am PT; we’ll be taking your calls at (646) 595-2125.
ALTERNATIVE MENTAL HEALTH RADIO
Forced psychiatric drugging is on the rise in America. Find out why and what you can do to fight it! Bookmark this page and come back and listen to Saturday’s show live. MindFreedom International, a nonprofit human rights organization dedicated to winning human rights in the mental health system, presents a new episode of our unique grassroots activist internet radio show. We hope you can join us, all are welcome to call in and join the conversation about this pressing and all too often neglected human rights issue.
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Host Sophie Faught, MindFreedom Communications Director, talks about forced drugging in the psych system and the dangerous precedent of proposed legislation in Texas: HB 2212, which makes forced outpatient commitment possible in Texas. For background, read this recent blog about Texas House Bill 2212:
Her featured guest is Lise Zumwalt, documentary filmmaker and producer of a forthcoming documentary entitled “That’s Crazy”, which follows the story of a Wisconsin family’s struggle against forced psychiatric drugging. View the compelling trailer to this film here: (Trigger Warning).
Sophie will also be joined by MindFreedom member Ryan, a survivor of outpatient forced drugging. He will lay out the threat to our liberties posed by the expansion of forced drugging laws in this special edition of MindFreedom Radio dedicated to the topic of forced outpatient drugging.
Saturday 11 May, 2 pm Eastern Time or 11 am Pacific Time
THIS IS A CALL-IN ALTERNATIVE MENTAL HEALTH INTERNET RADIO TALK SHOW.
THIS IS HOW YOU CAN LISTEN IN OR JOIN THE CONVERSATION:
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Are you facing forced drugging? Have you had forced treatment initiated against you in the past? Perhaps you work in the mental health system and are concerned about human rights issues, or perhaps you are a family member of someone with a psychiatric diagnosis and are searching for answers around these challenging issues. All are welcome to call in and join the conversation. Do you have ideas for effective ways to boost the campaign against these human rights abuses? We’d like to hear from you.
We’ll be taking your calls at (646) 595-2125.
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Please consider checking out our dozens of previous shows, with many compelling guests from the world of alternative takes on mental health.
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