Pushing Limits, for February 16, 2007 - 2:30pm
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Pushing Limits airs the first of a two part series on the mental health care system. Co hosts Leah Gardner and Eddie Ytuarte interview David Oaks, director of Mind Freedom, a national organization dedicated to ending psychiatric abuse and to promoting humane alternatives in mental health care. Mr. Oaks talks about Mind Freedom's legal battle against drug manufacturer Eli Lilly's efforts to block the dissemination of documents about its drug Zyprexa..
Other topics to be discussed will be the globalization of the mental health system, race and gender issues, and beneficial options present in current mental health care.