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1982 Sept. 11

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Raili Rinne

Somerville (Mass.) - Thanking Rinne for her letter about the upcoming Helsinki conference and explaining that Chamberlin's attendence won't be feasible. Requesting an introduction to Finnish ex-patients.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 June 21

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jet Isarin

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing a future trip to Europe and the North American antipsychiatry movement. Expressing dislike of professional conferences and her intention to stand up and communicate the anger of the "poor, sick ones."

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Sept. 8

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Leonard Roy Frank

Somerville (Mass.) - Celebrating the Berkeley ECT referendum success. Discussing the issue of leadership and representation in the movement, particularly as it applies to who is invited to or attends conferences.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Mar. 29

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Leonard Roy Frank

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing a new member in MPLF who is defensive of ECT while also searching for a way in which to reframe his experience. Questioning the medical model of psychiatry. Discussing past and upcoming demonstrations in the Bay area and around the APA convention in New York as well as updates from the movement in Boston including the request for a Haymarket grant.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Mar. 10

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Leonard Roy Frank

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing the New York Civil Liberties conference at which Chamberlin and Thomas Szasz were both speakers as well as plans for the upcoming Toronto conference. Updates on Chamberlin's plans for travel and speaking events as well as an article written for the Boston Globe describing a member of MPLF and a lawsuit. Also including an update on budget cuts for public health resources in Massachusetts and... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Mar. 16

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Leonard Roy Frank

Somerville (Mass.) - Response to Frank's letter concerning the right to refuse treatment conference and ex-inmate participation therein. Including references to a Medicine in the Public Interest conference and NAPA member Larry Fishman's murder of his father. Updates on the increased membership and enthusiasm of MPLF including their intention to testify at an upcoming public hearing on seclusion and restraint regulations.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 June 20

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Leonard Roy Frank

Somerville (Mass.) - On conferences and the comfort of being among other ex-mental patients. Updates on difficulties with a mutual friend currently in the state hospital and negotiating efforts with the Department of Mental Health for a drop-in center through the Mental Patients Liberation Front.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Nov. 10

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing Chamberlin's back pain and experience with a chiropractor as well as some dental issues and a bout of the flu. Recounting travels to Binhamton, N.Y. and Chicago, Illinois. Anticipating a trip to Syracuse and White Plans for participation in two conferences; the first on Community Support Programs and the second on Law, Liberty, and Psychiatry. Detailing MPLF's participation in a lawsuit on ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers