Abuse of Restraints on 60 Minutes II (fwd)

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Wed, 21 Apr 1999 13:02:24 -0400 (EDT)


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Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 14:35:23 -0400
From: chris@nami.org
Subject: NAMI E-News   Program Notice: Abuse of Restraints on 60 Minutes II   


NAMI E-News           April 19, 1999          Vol. 99-118
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PROGRAM NOTICE:
CBS 60 MINTUES AIRS STORY ON ABUSE OF RESTRAINTS 
ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 AT 9:00 P.M.

This Wednesday (4/21), 9:00 p.m.(ET), 60 MinutesII(CBS) will be airing a
story on the abuses and deaths that have occurred as a result of the
use of restraints and seclusion in psychiatric facilities, an issue in which NAMI has done considerable advocacy resulting in national and Congressional attention.  The CBS website (http://www.cbs.com) will provide a link to NAMI's web page and is suggesting that CBS affiliates cover the story locally on their late-evening news programs. NAMI-affiliate contact information was provided to TV stations in those areas where documented abuses occurred.

Check your local TV listings for broadcast times. 

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