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A Conversation on the Pharmaceutical Industry, Psychiatric Diagnosis and Identity

Friday, October 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Guest Speakers: Robert Whitaker and Laura Delano
When: Friday, October 25, 2019
Where: New Britain Public Library Community Room
Time: 10am to 4pm (Break from 12:30 to 1:30)

Robert Whitaker: is an American journalist and author. In 1998, he co-wrote a series on psychiatric research for the Boston Globe that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. His book: Anatomy of an Epidemic won the 2010 Investigative Reporters and Editors book award for best investigative journalism. www.madinamerica.com

Laura Delano: is an ex-psychiatric patient and Co-founder and Executive Director of Inner Compass Initiative (ICI). She also leads ICI’s, The Withdrawal Project (TWP), a comprehensive web-based resource for safer psychiatric drug tapering and withdrawal. Learn more about Laura, Inner Compass Initiative and the Withdrawal Project at www.LauraDelano.com.

Space is Limited: For more information and to register, please email tbernard@advocacyunlimited.org or call (860)505-7581.

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Date:
Friday, October 25
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm