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

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1992 Sept. 21

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Bonnie Milstein

Boston (Mass.) - Requesting Milstein's opinion on whether language found on the Alternatives '92 registration form is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Suggesting that the limitations imposed by only allowing companions or attendants for people with physical and sensory disabilities would preclude many people with psychiatric disabilities from travelling or attending the conference.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1992 Sept. 8

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Judy Heumann

Boston (Mass.) - Requesting Heumann's opinion on whether language found on the Alternatives '92 registration form is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Suggesting that the limitations imposed by only allowing companions or attendants for people with physical and sensory disabilities would preclude many people with psychiatric disabilities from travelling or attending the conference.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1999

Incitement A publication of ADAPT vol. 15 no. 1 Spring/Summer

Topeka (Kan.) - Contains articles and news about disability rights and American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) events and demonstrations. This issue contains information on ADAPT's 30th biannual national action. There is also mention of Olmstead v. L.C. a Supreme Court case regarding people with mental disabilities being considered disabled, and their right to live in the community rather than in hospi... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1977

Miller, Cynthia

Psychiatry as social control

New York (N.Y.) - Notes in preparation for a show with the Madness Network on the myth of mental illness. Musings on the experiences of women, entrapment in and the death of the patriarchy, and madness as a part of experience. Linking the idea of good mental health to strict societal conformity and incarceration as punishment for deviation. Analysis of radio broadcaster Steve Post's style as schizophrenic, observing th... more

Cynthia Miller 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

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

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