Psychiatric survivor activists Ted Chabasinski and Laura Delano (photo on right) explained why they are going to Philadelphia to protest the American Psychiatric Association’s labeling. Why join them to “Occupy the American Psychiatric Association”? Host: David Oaks.
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Listen and call in live as two activists who were survivors of abuse by the psychiatric industry, explain why they will be protesting the American Psychiatric Association’s upcoming Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
- Ted Chabasinski of California (photo on right) has been an activist for change in the mental health system for more than three decades. More about Ted.
- Laura Delano: “Initially diagnosed with and medicated for major depression at the age of 14 and re-diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 18, Laura tapered off of her last psychotropic medication and no longer lives with a psychiatric diagnosis.” See Laura’s blog.
The protest will be held directly across the street from the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association when they meet in Philadelphia on 5 May 2012. For more information go to www.mindfreedom.org.
- HOST: David W. Oaks (right) is a psychiatric survivor and director of MindFreedom International, based in Eugene, Oregon. David plans to get to Philly for the ‘five-five’ peaceful protest, especially because the APA will be adopting it’s newest label bible, the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5.” To learn more about the host click here.
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