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New Video: Stopping the Revolving Door

The Treatment Advocacy Center has just released Stopping The Revolving Door: A Civil Approach to Treating Severe Mental Illness, a 30 minute video about the controversial subject of compulsory outpatient treatment. It is not  comfortable for families to watch, since … Continue reading

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Dr. E. Fuller Torrey on California’s Mental Health Catastrophe

Leading schizophrenia expert (and controversial compulsory treatment advocate) Dr. E. Fuller Torrey addresses 100 doctors at San Francisco General Hospital about the dire, declining, and morally unacceptable conditions for some severely mentally ill in the State of California. Watch the presentation … Continue reading

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PsychOdyssey White Paper on Outpatient Commitment

PsychOdyssey Academy adds a new resource for its PsychOdyssey 350: Compulsory Treatment course. “Outpatient Commitment: A Philosophical Dilemma for Families” is a short academic paper prepared by PsychOdyssey founder Tom Pyle for his own graduate work in Psychiatric Rehabilitation at University … Continue reading

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