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1978 Nov. 3

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Editor of Ms. magazine

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin explains her issues with two articles in the November 1978 issue of the "Ms." as one was written by a director of pharmacology at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in New York, and another claims a halfway house for mental patients would be objectionable in a neighborhood.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1984 June 17

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Editor of the Boston Globe

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin criticizes the use of stigmatizing identifiers against those deemed mentally ill as displayed in a story by Jean Dietz about people who are mentally ill "traveling untreated about the U.S." She is alarmed by the view of the doctors in the article that this is considered a serious issue when Chamberlin explains that they are decrying people's freedom. She says that hundreds of former mental ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1973

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Anonymous still has a lot to learn

Elmhurst (New York, N.Y.) - In response to an anonymous article in an issue of Glamour magazine, Chamberlin encourages the author to consider the stigma she is facing as a former mental patient. Using her own experience, Chamberlin gives the anonymous author advice on how to navigate life as an ex-patient and invites her to join the mental patients' liberation movement.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

2000

Dendron Human Rights in Mental Health no. 43 Summer 2000

Eugene (Or.) - Concerning various topics relating to the ex-mental patient movement, including the Highlander Conference Call to Action, Involuntary Outpatient Commitment, the funding of NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) by drug companies, forced drugging, and electroshock therapy.

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

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

1992 Feb. 13

Grobe, Jeanine, 1957-

Introduction to standing our own ground: writings of women psychiatric survivors

Fall River (Mass.) - Introductory essay for an anthology of writings from women psychiatric survivors. Describing the anticipated content of the book as well as a justification for the centering of focus on women. Laying out the purpose and intention of the work to follow.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981

Wilder, Craig S.

Letter from Craig S. Wilder

Ann Arbor (Mich.) - Discussing various publications and perspectives on the state of mental health care and the ex-patient movement. Including a brief position paper on forced drugging in Michigan state hospitals.

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