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1978 Nov. 3

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Editor of Ms. magazine

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin explains her issues with two articles in the November 1978 issue of the "Ms." as one was written by a director of pharmacology at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in New York, and another claims a halfway house for mental patients would be objectionable in a neighborhood.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1984 June 17

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Editor of the Boston Globe

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin criticizes the use of stigmatizing identifiers against those deemed mentally ill as displayed in a story by Jean Dietz about people who are mentally ill "traveling untreated about the U.S." She is alarmed by the view of the doctors in the article that this is considered a serious issue when Chamberlin explains that they are decrying people's freedom. She says that hundreds of former mental ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Apr. 4

Wilder, Craig S.

Letter from Craig S. Wilder to the editor of the Detroit free press

Ann Arbor (Mich.) - Taking issue with an article by Jane E. Brody of the New York Times in which the autor suggests that the increased violence in society is due to increased "civil liberties for the mentally ill."

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

1987 May 27

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Editor of Woman's Day

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - Chamberlin criticizes a column by Eda LeShan suggested parents reassure a child frightened by a murder case by telling her "that only he mentally ill hurt others." Chamberlin points out how this stigmatizes a group of people who are statistically more likely to be victims of crimes rather than commit crimes. As partial redress, she urges the magazine to do an article on the National Alliance of Mental... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Feb. 13

Wilder, Craig S.

Letter from Craig S. Wilder to the editor of the Detroit free press

Ann Arbor (Mich.) - Taking issue with a published letter from Emanuel Tanay, M.D. which Wilder believes has a negative and harmful perspective on the criminal potential of the mentally ill.

Judi Chamberlin Papers