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1980 Nov. 8

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Carolyn Ellingson

Somerville (Mass.) - Regarding the Eighth International Conference in California and the October meeting of the International Network: Alternatives to Psychiatry in San Francisco and Chamberlin's forthcoming articles about both for Madness Network News. Commenting in response to the literature sent by Ellingson about the Day Community alternative high school. Updates on legal work being done towards the goal of deinstitut... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Sept. 9

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Ellingson introducing herself to Chamberlin by way of Bill Hafling. Writing, articles and a resume attached with the purpose of giving context to the proposed project. Requesting comments, connections and consultation.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Jan. 11

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Carolyn Ellingson

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing work, travel, marriage and children. Updates on the mental health scene with regard to Rogers vs. Macht, a right to refuse treatment class-action suit, as well as the 1982 conference and demonstrations against the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in Toronto.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Nov. 29

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Requesting information, advice and assistance in making connections with respect to finding an internship. Including an explanatory note about an attached evaluation of Chamberlin's book written as part of a Fellows grant application. The book evaluation is a short review praising On Our Own: Patient Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System, particularly a chapter on "Consciousness Raising."

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Apr. 25

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Descriptions of the Day Community alternative high school at the University of Minnesota as well as Ellingson's position there and her focus on alternatives to typical psychiatric treatment. Requesting advice or guidance about how to navigate the various movements.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 May 8

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Tanya Temkin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Thanks for the publishing of Ellingson's letters to her friend Beatrice in the Spring 1978 issue of Madness Network News along with a copy of the printed page. Including further details on the heart attack Ellingson suffered, possibly as a result of the medication she was given, and a request to add information about alternative practices and methods to the printed paragraph about starting anti-psychi... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Sept. 25

Vanheerentals, Luc

Letter from Luc Vanheerentals to Carolyn Ellingson

Louvain (Belgium) - On the resolution reached by the 'Small Scale Strategy' international congress in in Louvain, Belgium. Names of participants are included.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Nov. 8

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Reporting back from the the international congress “The Strategy of Small Scale” in Louvain, Belgium; discussing the international anti-psychiatry movement, elitism among the "top brass" and social politics within the movement. Writing about Ellingson's continued work on a paper about the trap of being labeled a "mental patient" as well as her feelings of separation from her sons and a brief descripti... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Aug. 25

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

London (England) - Detailing Ellingson's experiences at her internship at Lexham House, a group home for ex-mental patients in London, England. Lameting the substandard care receieved and the tendency for people to get stuck in the system instead of moving beyond it. Struggles with money and Ellingson's academic career are also discussed. Including a four page addendum on the relevance of the internship experience to he... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers