Sunday, October 1, 2017

Just Say ABSOLUTELY NO to Commitment and Forced Treatment - It's International Law

A lot of people don't know it, but the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) prohibits commitment and forced treatment based on psychosocial disability. The prohibition applies whether the disability is real or perceived.

Not surprisingly, the treatment industry has tried to erode these protections.  As a result, there is now an to preserve the integrity of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).  The campaign was spearheaded by Tina Minkowitz of the Center for Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry,

If you haven't found this website yet, it's time.  It's loaded with a rich array of materials and resources from activists workwide who oppose psychiatric force and coercion.  Here is a sampling of what you can find there:

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