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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

1973

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Anonymous still has a lot to learn

Elmhurst (New York, N.Y.) - In response to an anonymous article in an issue of Glamour magazine, Chamberlin encourages the author to consider the stigma she is facing as a former mental patient. Using her own experience, Chamberlin gives the anonymous author advice on how to navigate life as an ex-patient and invites her to join the mental patients' liberation movement.

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

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

1974 Mar.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 3 no. 2

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 faces a housing crisis. One article briefly discusses "homosexuality" being dropped from the American Psychiatric Association's list of mental disorders, as voted in December 1973. The center spread details the story of poor care a friend in the care of a ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1974 June

Madness network news vol. 2 no. 3

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue starts with an article in which a man recounts undergoing electric shock therapy when he was six years old. There are excerpts from an article by John Friedberg on the history of electro-convulsive therapy; a related article talks about Dr. John... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1974 Aug.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA August Newsletter

San Francisco (Calif.) - Concerning the committee against mandatory outpatient treatment, a rally on August 19, Assembly Bill 4481, the fight against electroshock treatment, the first NAPA benefit, NAPA's camping trip, classes offered at NAPA in August, the National Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, and other information.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1974 Aug.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA: An Organization of ex-patients, health workers, and concerned citizens

San Francisco (Calif.) - Concerning the work that NAPA does, including quotes from doctors and others about the mental health system. Attached is a proposal for a drop-in center for ex-mental patients.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1974 Sept.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Mental Patients Association newsletter vol. 3 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 does a feature on their new drop-in center. There is gossip about MPA members, an article on the B.C. government's new Forensic Psychiatric Act for "mentally ill offenders", and poetry.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1974 Oct.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA October Newsletter

San Francisco (Calif.) - Concerning NAPA's needs for their new office space, a notice of the men's rap group, the struggle against shock treatment, alternatives committee, and a report on Sacramento.

Judi Chamberlin Papers