1982 Mar. 3
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
Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010
An article about the use of words by psychiatrists and mental health workers to conceal the poor treatment of mental patients.
1976 June 20
Fisher, Joe, 1947-2001
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