Alex Cohen interviewed me for her show "Inside the Issues" about my book Your Consent Is Not Required and efforts in California to expand forced psychiatric treatment laws. Click here to watch the show, with the interview beginning at about 33:00 minutes.
The best books for understanding contemporary involuntary commitment and forced psychiatric treatment
Shepherd is an intriguing website, where "8,000+ authors have shared five of their favorite books around a topic, theme, or mood." It's a fascinating way to get a little more insight into authors as they describe their own books, as well as get very personal, expert book recommendations from them. I'm a bit reluctant to
Gabe Howard interviewed me for his popular Healthline PsychCentral podcast "Inside Mental Health." Gabe identifies as bipolar, has personally experienced psychiatric detention, and has interviewed a wide array of guests over the years of his podcasts, and brought some deep and unique understandings of the issues from my book Your Consent Is Not Required. A
Jesse Strauss interviewed me for Law & Disorder, the self-declared abolitionist California radio station KPFA, about the 988 hotline's use of call tracing to detain people in psychiatric hospitals. I also recently appeared on the Christian cable television channel Daystar in Canada, discussing my book Your Consent Is Not Required on the show TalkTruth. Diversity
LA Times: California wants more psychiatric detentions. That’s unlikely to improve anyone’s mental health
The Los Angeles Times this week published my op-ed about the situation in California, and in the U.S. more broadly. If you've wanted a 980-word 'crash course' intro to my book, this touches on some of the key themes. Opinion: California wants more psychiatric detentions. That’s unlikely to improve anyone’s mental health Another mental health