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“Don’t coerce the mentally ill into treatment”

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This September 10, 2014 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about not only the idea that advocates for the mentally ill are opposed to Rep. Tim Murphy’s solutions, but also offers some insight into why coerced or forced treatment is being opposed by advocates speaking on behalf of people with mental illnesses.

English: Portrait of Dr. Edward Long Fox (1761...

English: Portrait of Dr. Edward Long Fox (1761 – 1835), the British pioneer of humane care for the mentally ill and founder of Brislington House (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Bill sparks debate about rights, compulsion, and mental health”

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This August 3, 2013, article on Philly.com from The Inquirer talks about the various perspectives people and organizations have about Tim Murphy’s Mental Health reform bill

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