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1988 Oct. 31

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Referencing a conference in Portland and enclosing a section on Freud's use of shock therapy from Thomas Szasz's the Myth of Psychotherapy as well as some related articles.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Sept. 20

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Describing travel plans, her husband's job, and friends including a fellow activist, Kris, an advocate for persons with intellectual disabilities with two PhDs in Public Health and Health Services Planning. Inquiring into Chamberlin's radio and television appearances. Recounting issues with Systa, the nurse and translator, as well as with the halfway house where Knútsson works. Contextualizing the ant... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1990 May

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - Updates on health issues, travels and a grant from the World Institute on Disability for Chamberlin and Rae Unzicker to study the ex-patients' movement in England and Holland. Describing the progress of Chamberlin's research project at Boston University and a funding crisis at the Ruby Rogers drop-in center. Contemplating the despair present in both Chamberlin's and Knútsson's lives. Discussing a new ... more

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

1984 July 7

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - Reflecting on a conference in Colorado and the issue of sexism within the movement. Discussing the prolonged wait to hear back on a grant for the MPLF drop-in center, Chamberlin's appearance on television regarding a boarding house fire in Boston in which several ex-patients died, and the Boston City Council's passing an ordinance forbidding discrimination on various grounds, including prior psychiatr... more

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

1980 Nov. 27

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Inquiring about examples of Patients' Bills of Rights as Knútsson is scheduled to suggest ideas for a discussion group on stigma with the patients' organization in Iceland. Identifying the delineation between groups of families of patients and groups in which patients advocate for themselves. Recounting fellow activist and friend Systa's efforts working with members of parliament on a bill about menta... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Dec. 16

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Expressing disappointment in Knútsson's relationship with Systa, a radical nurse and fellow activist, who has missed multiple important meetings as well as Kristján, a resident who lives at the halfway house, who also missed multiple meetings. Discussing the format and progress of the Geðhjálp organization and a possible split between the patient support group and a group for families of patients and ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1986 Jan.

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing the opening of MPLF's Ruby Rogers drop-in center, assistance from the Mass. Mental Health Association, and financial difficulties. Updates on the dismissal of charges against Chamberlin for her civil disobedience arrest in Vermont and an attempt to develop a national ex-patient organization which resulted in two fledgling organizations: the National Alliance of Mental Patients and the Natio... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1989 Mar.

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - On various conferences and trips to Hawaii, South Dakota, Washington and Rhode Island. Describing an event in Portugal focusing on community mental health, the process of deinstitutionalization and an emerging ex-patients' group. Discussing Chamberlin's pulmonary health problems.

Judi Chamberlin Papers