The Forced Drugging Defense Package developed by the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights for the MindFreedom Shield program.
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You may also download a free non-certified PDF copy of the Forced Drugging Defense Package and a Microsoft Word version of the Forced Drugging Legal Pleadings so that attorneys can adapt them for local use, here:
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Basic information about Forced Drugging Defense Package
As part of the MindFreedom Shield Program, the Law Project forPsychiatric Rights (PsychRights®) has prepared and contributed ageneric Forced Drugging Defense Package, for adaptation and use bypeople facing forced drugging around the country. The Forced DruggingDefense Package is built around the written expert testimony of GraceE. Jackson, MD, and the award winning author of Mad in America, RobertWhitaker, which PsychRights has successfully used to stop forceddrugging in one of its cases.
In order to use the ForcedDrugging Defense Package in court, people must obtain certified copiesof this testimony from MindFreedom, which should make it “admissibleevidence.” Only those who have a present need for this formal writtentestimony should ask for it, and to cover the costs involvedMindFreedom does charge a nominal fee.