341 results found for: subject:"Antipsychiatry"

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1982 Mar. – 1982 May

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA March-May 1982 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning the Berkeley City Council ignoring the subject of electroshock therapy, NAPA meeting times and literature, the International Conference on Psychiatric Oppression, the planning of a demonstration and hearing to stop shock therapy, an article about the documentary "Hurry Tomorrow" reprinted from Grassroots, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA Spring 1983 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning the reclassification of electroshock machines as "low-risk," the making of a documentary by Richard Cohen about the campaign to ban electroshock, issues of Madness News Network that are available, the right of involuntary patients to refuse drugs, the arrest of 19 people who protested shock treatment at Herrick Hospital, Berkeley's vote to ban on electroshock at risk, and other information ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Oct. – 1980 Dec.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA October-December 1980 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning an anti-shock campaign, a seminar series at NAPA on legal rights, a call for donations, conference fund raisers, a call to boycott Herrick Hospital because they administer shock treatment, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA Fall 1983 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning a public hearing on the proposed California state regulations on ECT, a showing of the documentary film "Fit to be un-tied," NAPA support groups, the next Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, a ruling which invalidates the shock ban ordinance in Berkeley, a poster for a protest against shock treatment at Herrick Hospital, and other information related to the work of the Ne... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA Summer 1982 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning NAPA's new office location, the NAPA library and resource center, a lobotomy information sheet, the tenth annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, the effort to get a ballot question to end shock treatment in Berkeley, the protest of the American Psychiatric Association Conference, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1992

National Association of Psychiatric Survivors

NAPS News

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - Concerning the planning of a "support-in" to protest the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting, a video conference of self-help movement leaders, poetry, an article on the illusion of mental illness, reports of neglect and abuse by Public Law 99-319 (the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals, or PAMII), a page of acronyms used in the anti-psychiatry and mental health fields,... 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