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Conference: Innovative Solutions for Building Recovery with Alternatives to Psychotropic Medication

Friday, Sep 21, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, Maine Workshop/Presentation: Human Rights Imperative for More Choice in Behavioral Health
David W. Oaks

David Oaks, a fearless consumer activist and advocate, provided a human rights perspective on the need for more non-drug choices in behavioral health care. Oaks explored the psychiatric survivor perspective and gave examples from groups that represent the survivor voice.