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1982 Jan. 13

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Grace Mahoney

Chamberlin complains of an unpleasant interaction at the Cambridge Drop-In Center, in which a staff member rudely asked Chamberlin and her friend Bonnie to leave. Chamberlin offers to give a training session for mental health staff on patients' rights.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Jan. 13

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Grace Mahoney

Chamberlin complains of an unpleasant interaction at the Cambridge Drop-In Center, in which a staff member rudely asked Chamberlin and her friend Bonnie to leave. Chamberlin offers to give a training session for mental health staff on patients' rights.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Jan. 30

Mahoney, Grace

Letter from Grace Mahoney to Judi Chamberlin

Mahoney writes that she is sorry that Chamberlin had an unpleasant interaction with the staff of the Drop-In Center, states the Center's policy and the frequent need to monitor who is using the center, and notes that Chamerlin's friend Bonnie has had run-ins with the staff in the past.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1975

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

1975

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

1985 Aug. 2

McCusker, Peg

Letter from Peg McCusker to Judi Chamberlin

Baltimore (Md.) - Thanking Chamberlin for presenting a workshop and informing her about McCusker's plans to assemble a Conference report. Describing the effect of the 1982 conference report which led to a lawsuit against the state for failing to provide legal services to persons in psychiatric facilities. Requesting a tape from Chamberlin's workshop if possible.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Nov. – 1978 Dec.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA November-December newsletter

San Francisco (Calif.) - Concerning an upcoming demonstration to publicize NAPA's boycott of Smith Kline and French, anti-psychiatry books, an update on the investigation into deaths at the state hospitals, a bill prohibiting discrimination against ex-mental patients, and other information.

Judi Chamberlin Papers