Authorizing Forced Drugging.
In the Matter of the Detention of DE v.
Washington Dept of Social and Health Services and Pierce County, August
Letter to Governor Chris
Gregoire and Jess Jamieson, CEO of Western State Hospital to free Emily
Daguzhyte, July 1, 2010.
Washington State Mental Health Task
Force Advisory Committees
Should kids get these
drugs? Plan likely to increase scrutiny of anti-psychotics in children:
Doctors focus on new anti-psychotics, by M. Alexander Otto, Tacoma
Tribune, May 11, 2008.
Seattle Recovery Ordinance Documents.
Initiative 999 will, if passed, (1) prevent parents
from sending children and teens to any out of state residential treatment
program/boot camp/etc., (2) give teens 16-yrs + equal say in all
educational, psychiatric, "therapeutic", etc. decisions, (3) give teens
16-yrs+ access to emergency ex parte hearings for emancipation if parents
and teens cannot agree on educational and/or "therapeutic" decisions, (4)
remove the right of parents to place children and teens in any behavior
modification programs, (5) leave placement of teens in any secure facility
to the juvenile court system, and allow teens 13 years and older access to
independent counsel to prevent involuntary placement in any drug rehab or
psychiatric facility without due process. Learn
Alternatives to PACT for Washington State presentation
on to the Washington Legislature, February 28, 2006 by Carole Willey,
Steve Pearce and Clifford Thurston.
Sections 107 & 108 of SB 5763 in the Washington Legislature (as of
February 15, 2005) make changes to the Forced Drugging statutes in
Washington. There is a pretty good argument Washington law is
unconstitutional, whether or not this legislation passes.
Investigation and Survey
Results Regarding the Legal Representation by The Spokane Public Defender's
Office for the Involuntary Treatment Act Hearing Process, by Spokane
Quality Review Team, Connye Miller, Darla Torno, and Frank Sullivan,
November 29, 1999.
Consulting (Dr. David Walker)
Last modified 8/7/2014
Copyright © 2003-2014 Law Project for Psychiatric Rights. All Rights Reserved