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Emily Sheera Cutler on Forced Treatment, Cognitive Liberty, and Paternalism

  • CIIS Area 5 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Emily will speak with us on forced treatment, cognitive liberty, and paternalism, with connections ranging from mad pride and neurodiversity to fat acceptance and disability pride.

Emily Sheera Cutler is the Front Page Editor for Mad in America (, which has a mission of serving as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care in the United States (and abroad). Ever since her involuntary hospitalization at age 20, she has been passionate about fighting for the civil rights of people labeled mentally ill. Emily received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, where she wrote an Honors Thesis on weight bias in the education system. She has extensive experience in non-profit mental health advocacy, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Later Event: October 24
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