The six pillars of coercive psychiatry… part 2

Have you talked to your legislators

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The link above is to a recent post on this blog. “The six pillars of coercive psychiatry”. What follows is a look at each of these pillars…. some possible questions and ways to counter each of these pillars. It might prove helpful to you to read the initial post before you go further. Although Rep Murphy is referenced much in this post these ideas are not simply his. Most of them originate with the Treatment Advocacy Center and are the foundation of their nation wide blitz to get AOT in every state.

1. You either are or you are not.

The Murphy mythology has a bizarre take on the mental health system. He says it is composed of two homogeneous groups : those who really need help and those who don’t. Those who don’t are the “worried well”. Those who don’t are the “seriously mentally ill.” He says we…

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