UNK to Host Talk on Psychiatric Drug Alternatives

Posted 3 months ago

By Associated Press

UNKKEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A national mental health expert is set to speak in Kearney about alternatives to psychiatric drugs.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is hosting the presentation by Peter Breggin. Breggin, a Harvard University-trained psychiatrist, will give his talk at 7 p.m. on Sept. 15 in the Nebraska Student Union Ponderosa Room.

Breggin is a former consultant at the National Institute of Mental Health. He has been called “The Conscience of Psychiatry” for his efforts to reform the mental health field.

His presentation will include a question and answer session.