LAW PROJECT FOR PSYCHIATRIC RIGHTS, INC.
(907) 274-7686 Phone ~ (907) 274-9493 Fax
PsychRights Putting on Mental Disability Law Seminar
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nationally recognized expert on Mental Disability Law, Professor Michael Perlin of New York Law School and Robert Whitaker, award-winning author of "Mad in America," a social and medical history of our society's treatment of the severely mentally ill, will be presenting a seminar on Mental Health Disability Law September 10-11 in Anchorage at the Hotel Captain Cook.
Mr. Whitaker will kick off the session at on the 10th with his presentation:
This will be followed by presentations on numerous topics by Prof. Perlin, including:
The seminar is co-sponsored by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights. More information on the speakers and the seminar can be obtained by calling Jim Gottstein, 274-7686, or visiting http://psychrights.org/Education/ak03CLE/Brochure.htm.
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