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
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
Featuring an article about Judi Chamberlin and her work for the empowerment of psychiatric patients.
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.
1987 May 27
Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010
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