106 results found for: name:"Unzicker, Rae"

Gallery view

1980

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

Rae Unzicker and the Argus reporter

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - A piece of writing by Rae in which she recounts the time she was asked to be interviewed and photographed for an article on interesting people for the Argus newspaper, and how despite attempting to schedule a time for the interview with the reporter several times, it never works out.

Rae Unzicker Papers

1990

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

Notes for a speech by Rae Unzicker

Notes for a speech by Rae which includes some information on a class that she taught, what media was used in the class, what kind of discussions they had, and what Rae wants to do next time they teach the class. Rae says that mental health facilities create and exacerbate the problems that they claim to solve. Rae also mentions that one of her worst nightmares is seeing her friends in the psychiatric ... more

Rae Unzicker Papers

1985

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

American Psychological Association advocacy

A speech by Rae presented to the APA on advocacy, and how usually that means things such as supposedly better services or more lax commitment laws that are actually detrimental to mental health patients. Rae argues that advocacy should empower the patient and in what way psychiatrists can truly advocate for their patients.

Rae Unzicker Papers

1990

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

Notes on a speech by Rae Unzicker

Handwritten notes by Rae with ideas that she wants to bring up in a speech. Notes are about the dysfunctional nature of the mental health system, some of Rae's own experiences, political and personal framework, the idea of empowering patients, and information on problems, obstacles, usual responses, and better responses.

Rae Unzicker Papers

1992

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

On passion: a personal statement

An article in which Rae discusses her passion for human rights, justice, personal liberty, change, and growth. She states that what keeps her passionate about these causes is the individuals that she serves.

Rae Unzicker Papers

1995

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

From the inside

A chapter written by Rae Unzicker for the book "Beyond Bedlam" which was first published in 1996. In this chapter, Rae recounts her early childhood and recognizing that she was different from other people and how this led to her being called sick and institutionalized as a teenager. Rae is clear that she wanted to believe that people were helping her, but details the dehumanizing experiences she and o... more

Rae Unzicker Papers

1985

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

Draft of speech by Rae Unzicker

Draft of a speech in which Rae says that those who have received mental health services are the most feared, ignored, and less understood group of people. Rae discusses how mental patients know what it is like to be stripped of their dignity, privacy, humanity, bodily autonomy, and live in a world where the needs and rights of people with mental illnesses are not considered.

Rae Unzicker Papers

1985

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

Association of American law schools speech

A speech by Rae presented at an AALS conference about her responses to scholarly legal articles about mental patients. She discusses the language used in these articles, questions whether authors of these articles had ever truly met mental health patients, and wonders how much it has advanced the practice of mental health law, and whether it is useful to clients. Rae wonders if legal scholars lawyers,... more

Rae Unzicker Papers

1991

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

Owning your own experience

A talk in which Rae discusses the validity of the experiences gone through by people who have been in the mental health system. She points out the importance of not getting over anger for what they have experienced at the hands of the health system, the dangers of involuntary treatment, and the liberating power of the self-help movement. There are handwritten notes on this copy of the speech in which ... more

Rae Unzicker Papers

1975

Unzicker, Rae, 1948-2001

Rae Unzicker reflects on her twin sister

A short piece of writing in which Rae describes her twin sister coming to visit and the emotions that arose from that meeting, including the fact that Rae does not forgive her sister.

Rae Unzicker Papers