Mental Health Ethics and Policy Group Meeting

The “Mental Health Ethics and Policy” affinity group of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities is teaming up this year with the “Law and Bioethics” affinity group for a joint session during the ASBH’s 17th annual meeting in Houston TX. The meeting will be from 6:00pm-7:00pm on Friday, October 23. Professor Jeffrey Swanson (Duke University School of Medicine, DepartmentĀ  of Psychiatry, Division of Community Psychiatry) will present “Thinking carefully about involuntary outpatient commitment: On effectiveness, ethics, and exporting evidence.” A small amount of time during the meeting will be devoted to affinity group business. If you will be in Houston for the meeting, I hopeĀ  you can make it.–Dan Moseley