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1983 Mar. 22

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Stephen Mendelsohn

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin says she continues "to be infuriated by the unconscious mentalism of the left", but she has not given up on the left or the women's movement despite this. Members of the Mental Patients' Liberation Front are interested in coming to Hartford to meet as many people as Mendelsohn can get together. Chamberlin understands Mendelsohn's objections to a menial job or Supplemental Security Income, b... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

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

1981 Feb. 3

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Citizens for action in mental health special meeting to ratify work of steering committee

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing an article by Emanuel Tanay which disparaged deinstitutionalization and Chamberlin's hope that the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill will be the voice of parents and relatives of patients and that ex-patient groups will remain independent.

Judi Chamberlin Papers