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August 08, 2005
Radio Talk on Assisted Treatment
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If you've ever had a family member who was sick with schizophrenia and unable to seek the treatment they so desperately needed, we encourage you to call (or email) into the radio show (Voice of America) mentioned below. We know from the many people who contact us that assisted treatment is extremely important for many people who have schizophrenia and who don't know it:
The Treatment Advocacy Center's Assistant Director Jon Stanley will be on "Talk to America" tomorrow (Tuesday, August 9th) from 12 noon - 1 pm (EST).
Broadcast worldwide, Talk To America is Voice of America's first daily international call-in talk show. Host is Doug Bernard. To participate, call during the show between 1600-1700
Mental Health - The Ethics of Forced Medication
Jonathan Stanley: Asst. Director, Treatment Advocacy Center
Amy Campbell: Office for Human Subject Protection, University of
Judi Chamberlin: Board member, National Association for Rights
David Oaks: Director, MindFreedom (psychiatric rights advocacy group)
Various drugs are used for the treatment of mental illness, but
Many treatment providers believe that the most troubled patients should be forcibly medicated for their own sake and the sake of the community. Others believe that the patient has the right to refuse treatment. We discuss the issue and take listener questions.
Posted by szadmin at August 8, 2005 03:36 PM
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