Choice and self-determination are two core principles of the consumer movement. However, new proposed legislation seeks to put certain limits on those freedoms. In this month’s Mental Health Matters, host Shannon Eliot interviews two individuals who are highly involved in the mental health consumer movement for a discussion about expanded forced treatment and the implications of AB 1421, or Laura’s Law.

Resources for Expanded Forced Treatment

Note: The views expressed in this program are those of the speakers and not necessarily those of Alameda County Behavioral Healthcare or Comcast.

Music:Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky who lived with “fits of madness”.