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1976 Oct.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 4 no. 4

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. The Mental Patients Association's houses began operating as part of the Vancouver Resources Board Personal Care Program. The MPA applied for a grant to fund the Mental Patients Riverview Extension Program. One article calls for investigations into abuse of patients in hospitals by staff.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

2000

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Spring

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. This issue features the first part of a review by Byron Fraser of "Making Us Crazy" by Herb Kutchins and Stuart A. Kirk. There are also columns on Andrew Feldmar's presentation at the Greater Vancouver Mental Health Services Society's Annual Education Day, a personal story from Jim Giffo... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976 May

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 4 no. 2

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. One article talks about children being diagnosed as hyperactive and the use of the drug Ritalin to medicate them; other articles talk about electroconvulsive therapy and representative versus participatory democracy, and there is brief mention of post-partum depression and women and ment... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1975 Jan.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 3 no. 6

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. There is debate within the Mental Patients Association that there seems to be discrimination within the organization between ex-patients and people who have not been in hospitals, and whether control of the organization should be in the hands of ex-patients only or not. Judi Chamberlin a... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 May

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Newsletter of the Mental Patients Association vol. 6 no. 5

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. Entries in this issue deal with personal stories of depression and experiences with the Mental Patients Association, information on schizophrenia, and information on lawyers that people should be aware of.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1974 Feb.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 3 no. 1

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. Part two of a two-part series on legal issues affecting people with mental illness is included. An editorial highlights the divide between speakers and non-speakers in the Mental Patients Association. Most of this issue contains personal stories and activities and events being held by th... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Mar.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell vol. 8 no. 1

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. This issue contains articles on psychotropic drugs and discrimination in prescription of certain types of drugs, how mental patients are treated in the legal system, reports from an Icelandic mental patients rights organization and the "On Our Own" group based in Toronto, and a couple sh... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976 Feb.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 4 no. 1

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. Many articles and letters in this issue focus on electroconvulsive therapy and alternatives to shock treatment. There is mention of a proposal to allow police to access confidential files of welfare recipients.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1975 July

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 3 no. 9

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. Articles in this issue discuss welfare in Canada, representative democracy in Community Resource Boards and how that differs from the Mental Patients Association's participatory democracy, Dave Beamish talking about how the MPA has been a big part of his life, and people needed to visit ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1973 Dec.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 2 no. 8

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. The first of a two-part series on legal issues affecting those who are mentally ill is included. There is an article about the ineffectiveness and suicide prevention centers. Part of an article has been cut out on pages seven and eight. A short personal story by Judi Chamberlin about peo... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers