Law Project For Psychiatric Rights Inc

Rating: 5 stars   6 reviews

Issues: Civil Rights, Disabilities

Location: 406 G St Ste 206 No 206 % James Gottstein Anchorage AK 99501 USA

Mission: ADVOCACY IN DEFENSE OF PEOPLE FACING UNWARRANTED PSYCHIATRIC DRUGGING
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Rating: 5 stars  

PsychRights is described as a "public interest law firm whose mission is to mount a strategic legal campaign against forced psychiatric drugging and electroshock in the United States akin to what Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP mounted in the 40's and 50's on behalf of African American civil rights."

Forced electroshock therapy must be stopped.

It is a treatment left over from the dark ages of psychiatry.

PsychRights is providing a great service by advocating for human rights of individuals who have been labeled and forced into ineffective, harmful treatment.

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Rating: 5 stars  

PsychRights is fighting a worthy, but extremely difficult battle on behalf of those who are suffering from psychiatric abuses. I'd like to see this organization replicated across the country, in law school clinics, and in community nonprofits. The services are very badly needed throughout the country.

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PsychRights helps to stop the drugging of children.

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I'd like to see PsychRights replicated throughout the country.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I've been following psychrights for awhile now and am impressed with Jims compassion and expertise in taking on psychiatry.

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This organization is the foundation of the change that will allow for those who seek support for emotional and cognitive distress to enjoy the rights afforded them by the US Constitution that are currently being violated daily. Each day knowing Jim is doing what he does supports me in the work I do to also advance human and civil rights in my own community.

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I would consider making it a priority to either locate other attorneys or encourage survivors to seek their law degree.

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