We’re doing nine episodes, investigating Melissa’s journey and exploring the world’s mental health care system along the way. 

Episode 1: Involuntary Status

When Melissa posts on Facebook that she’s being held unnecessarily on Mt Sinai’s psychiatric ward, 9 South, it begins a journey into the modern mental healthcare system to uncover how the f*ck this is possible?! In this episode, we’ll try to figure out why Melissa was held against her will and force-injected with sedatives at...

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Episode 2 – Reality Orientation

Perhaps the previous involuntary hold at Mt. Sinai that summer will shed some light on the incidents we covered in Episode 1. That previous experience actually began with a voluntary admission on Melissa’s part. But “voluntary” had a very different meaning to the hospital. COMING SOON!

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Don’t miss an episode as we dig into this mystery box and lay everything out. The plan is to release episodes every other week BUT this story is very much unfolding as we’re recording and there may be compelling reasons to delay an episode or release one ahead of schedule. Subscribe to the RRS feed to get the episodes delivered right to you.