The 1998 Pulitzer Prize Finalist and author of "Mad in America" and "Anatomy of an Epidemic" discusses the significance of the newly-funded Involuntary Outpatient Commitment passed by Congress and signed by Obama in early April.
The provision was slipped into the bill by Forced Drugging fans and rubber-stamped with little or no debate.
IOC is already authorized under Laura's Law in California, but has not generally been implemented because of funding limitations and other restrictions. Standards for authorizing forced treatment are significantly relaxed giving psychiatrists much great power to coerce "treatment".
Another prior interview on Free Radio Santa Cruz is archived at http://www.radiolibre.org/brb/brb070527.mp3 [Download it and scroll past the first 1/3 of the show to find the full 2 1/2 hour interview and subsequent discussion]