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1982 Apr. 5

Kale, Wilford, 1944-

Mental patients' rights championed

Richmond (Va.) - Details Chamberlin's experiences as a patient in mental hospitals that led her to write "On Our Own." Focuses on her advocacy for patients' rights, including the right to refuse medication, with reference to the abuse that often happens in mental institutions.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Mar. 16

Cain, Karen

Ex-mental hospital patient fights back

Syracuse (N.Y.) - About Chamberlin's experiences as an ex-inmate which lead her to write "On Our Own." She spoke at Hutchings Psychiatric Center where she proposes self-help groups as an alternative to hospitals and details the issues with where money in the mental health budget is spent.

Judi Chamberlin Papers