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Attorney-Activist Jim Gottstein on MindFreedom Live Web Radio - Free

Sat., 14 November: JIM GOTTSTEIN is an attorney, activist and psychiatric survivor. He'll be the guest on the next MindFreedom Mad Pride Live Web Radio show. Listen and call in live.

Attorney-Activist Jim Gottstein on MindFreedom Live Web Radio - Free

Jim Gottstein, founder of PsychRights, is next guest on MindFreedom Live Web Radio.

[Update: The show went great, lots of calls! Miss the show? Use link below to hear ARCHIVE.]

Your calls are welcome on this next live web radio show using the law to challenge psychiatric human rights violations on Saturday, 14 November 2009.


Guest: Jim Gottstein of Alaska is president of PsychRights, a public interest law firm that has made waves to change the mental health system throughout the USA.


Co-hosts: David W. Oaks, psychiatric survivor and director of MindFreedom, is joined by  Piers Gooding from Australia.


HOW TO LISTEN AND CALL-IN LIVE TO:


MindFreedom Mad Pride Live Free Web Radio


WHEN:  Saturday, 14 November 2009 - 90 minutes.

  • USA: 11 am Pacific, 12 noon Mountain, 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern
  • UTC/GMT: 7 pm [19:00]
  • London/Dublin: 7 pm [19:00]
  • Berlin: 8 pm [20:00]
  • New Zealand: 8 am


AT THAT TIME CLICK HERE to listen and call in LIVE (or click after the show to hear archives):

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

Your live calls, questions, comments, are welcome!


Call-in Number: (646) 595-2125.

Can't get to a computer that day? Use the call-in number just to listen. (Because of all the calls, more lines are being added for this show. This feature may change in future months.)


More About Guest Jim Gottstein


Jim Gottstein is a psychiatric survivor and Harvard Law School Graduate (1978). Since 2002, Jim has largely worked for free to support PsychRights efforts to stop forced psychiatric drugging, challenge psychiatric drug company fraud, and create humane alternatives in the mental health system.

Jim won international publicity by subpoenaing and then releasing thousands of documents about criminal fraud involving Eli Lilly and their psychiatric drug Zyprexa. Jim's courageous actions results in days of front page coverage in The New York Times, a NY Times editorial and a congressional investigation.  

Jim has won several victories in front of the Alaska supreme court. He is now challenging psychiatric drugging of children and youth as Medicaid fraud.

On the show, Jim says he wants to be sure to cover psychiatric drugging of children and youth, especially in foster care. "That is the majority of Medicaid fraud," said Jim.

Jim also said it's important to talk about, "People's constitutional rights to be free of psychiatric imprisonment, euphemistically called involuntary commitment and forced drugging and electroshock. How are these rights ignored as a matter of course? What are strategies for combating it?"

Jim is also on the board of directors of National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy and International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology.


For more about Jim Gottstein click here:


http://psychrights.org/about/Gottstein.htm


David W. OaksThe host is MindFreedom director DAVID W. OAKS (lower right). Utne Reader is naming David one of 50 'visionaries' in its current Nov. 2009 issue, along with the Dalai Lama. For his bio see:

http://www.mindfreedom.org/about-us/david-w-oaks

Again, to listen live or hear archives later, click here:
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

And mark your calendar for every Second Saturday in December 2009 for MindFreedom Live Free Mad Pride Radio!

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