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1984 Aug.


Article from Sojourner

Sojourner covered the Boston human rights law that changed who was protected against from discrimination to include more groups, such as ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment, and military status.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Mar. 3

Lipman, Harvy

Musante fulminates

Northampton (Mass.) - Newspaper article from the Valley Advocate which talks about the aftermath of a Northampton State Hospital patient setting a fire that killed one elderly woman and severely burned another while she was out on a day pass from the hospital. Mayor David Musante used the event as a springboard to decry a consent decree which allows the Department of Mental Health to set up a network of community programs ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers


Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

What does it mean to be labeled as insane?

Chamberlin's reflections on her time in the mental health system.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1987 Jan. 13

A different approach to mental health

An article about the Ruby Rogers Advocacy Center and Judi Chamberlin's work to empower psychiatric patients.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1993 June 25

Bolton, Ken

'Psychiatric survivors' stuck with label forever

Yukon - An article about Judi Chamberlin and the stigma of being a former psychiatric patient.

Judi Chamberlin Papers


Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Voluntary and involuntary commitment: the semantics of deception

An article about the use of words by psychiatrists and mental health workers to conceal the poor treatment of mental patients.

Judi Chamberlin Papers


Overlevde psykiatrien

An article published in Norwegian about Judi Chamberlin's work in the mental health field.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976 June 20

Fisher, Joe, 1947-2001

Ontario's 'free' mental patients Alone, unloved and ignored

Toronto (Ont.) - On the lack of services for persons discharged from psychiatric institutions. Criticizing the state of outpatient mental health programs for ex-patients as well as the failure of government efforts to support this population. Exploring alternative programs and the stated needs of people undergoing psychiatric distress. Including commentary from Don Weitz and discussion of a brief submitted on behalf o... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers