MAD IN AMERICA
Diagnosis, Drugs & Development
FRIDAY, JUNE 9
Lois Holzman, director, East Side Institute and
Robert Whitaker, author
Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
Join two long-time activists and scholars who challenge how we see madness for a wide-ranging conversation on the madness of contemporary society, efforts to engage and transform it, and what more we might do. Journalist and author Robert Whitaker and developmentalist Lois Holzman, author of
The Overweight Brain
The End of Knowing, will share the role that psychology and psychiatry play in our madness by medicalizing human emotionality, and offer ways to cultivate different ways to see, be and become.
Friday, June 9, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
NYU School of Law, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan St., Rm 216
REGISTRATION: $35; STUDENT/RETIRED $25
AT THE DOOR: $40;30