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1978 Apr. 2

Bozarth, Ollie Mae

Letter from Ollie Mae Bozarth to Richard C. Baron

San Francisco (Calif.) - Bozarth says she cannot participate in the National Policy survey conducted by Horizon House Institute because she believes the mental health system does more damage to citizens than it benefits them. She takes issue with the fact that "criminals and frustrated homemakers are diagnosed by the medical profession to be suffering from the same mythical diseases" and discusses her own history of being lab... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 July 13

Bozarth, Ollie Mae

Letter from Ollie Mae Bozarth to Andrew Young

San Francisco (Calif.) - Bozarth was interested to read Young's statement that the United States holds political prisoners. As someone who protests the use of psychiatry to imprison people in the United States, she offers her support and help. The letter has been carbon copied to several ex-patient groups.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1989 Sept. 28

Bucalo, Giuseppe

Letter from Giuseppe Bucalo to Mental Patients Liberation Front

Messina (Italy) - Identifies the antipsychiatry association of the Comitato D'iniziativa Anti-psichiatrica which is building an "international documentation centre about cultural alternatives to psychiatry" and asks for material on projects, initiatives, and magazines.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1972

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to James A. Wechsler

Chamberlin writes to Wechsler regarding his book "In a Darkness," which is about his son's struggle with mental illness and suicide. Chamberlin writes about the Mental Patients Liberation Project and other related organizations, and asks why Wechsler never questioned the institution of psychiatry after all that he had been through.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976 May 17

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Margaret Manning

Chamberlin asks if the the Boston Globe would be interested in a review of Kenneth Donaldson's book, "Insanity Inside Out," the story of how he was unlawfully and unwillingly held in a mental institution for 15 years, and the Supreme Court hearing that vindicated him. Enclosures not with letter.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976 Apr. 6

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Peter Davison

Chamberlin thanks Davison for looking at her manuscript entitled "Out of Our Heads," and asks if the Atlantic Monthly Press would be interested in a review of Kenneth Donaldson's book, "Insanity Inside Out," and encloses relevant coverage of the Senate hearings on institutional drug abuse.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1989 Oct. 23

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to friends

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin writes about the psychiatric survivors movement and some of the groups involved in the movement in the United States, and asks for more information about the Centro Sociale Commitato D'iniziativa Psichiatrica (CIP). She mentions that "On Our Own" is in the process of being published in Italy.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1990 Oct. 13

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Vladimir Markovi?

Belgrade (Serbia) - Judi writes referencing an article sent to the Mental Patients' Liberation Front by Valdimir Markovi?, which he was hoping to have published in a newsletter that the Front not longer puts out. Judi suggests he sent the article to another newsletter. She points out the differences between the antipsychiatry movement in the U.S. and the impression she gets from the movement in Yugoslavia.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Dec. 27

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Betty Rollin

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin criticizes a NBC Nightly News report entitled "When Children Get Depressed" which portrayed psychiatry as a benevolent force against the helplessness that leads some children to suicide. Chamberlin explains that many children considered mentally ill will be locked up in mental institutions and given drugs with serious side effects.

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