9 results found for: subject:"Discrimination against the mentally ill"

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1980

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to Ellen

Cynthia tells Ellen that she feels oppressed by Shelley Weirs and that attempts to water down their interactions as mere differences ignores that Cynthia feels discomfort at the fact that the group she is part of chooses to ignore what she has said and feels about this other woman. At the bottom of the page Cynthia mentions that for a mental health professional to work with an ex-inmate requires recog... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1982 Feb.

Mental patients meet with mayor's aide

Northampton (Mass.) - A newspaper article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette by Stephen Lyons heavily quotes Rebecca Macauley after meeting with the mayor's administrative assistant following a fatal fire allegedly set by a Northampton State Hospital patient. Rebecca talks about the panic and fear that have surrounded ex-patients as a result. In a letter to the editor, Rebecca calls out Mayor David Musante on his proposal to i... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1998

Mainstream Magazine of the Able-Disabled vol. 22 no. 9 June/July 1998

Featuring an article about Judi Chamberlin and her work for the empowerment of psychiatric patients.

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

1996

Psychiatric survivor

A translation of an article published in Norwegian about Judi Chamberlin's work in the mental health field.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1996

Overlevde psykiatrien

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

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1996

Judi Chamberlin: Mental Patients' Liberation Activist

An article about Judi Chamberlin and her work to empower psychiatric patients, taken from a book entitled "Extraordinary People with Disabilities" by Deborah Kent and Kathryn A. Quinlan.

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