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

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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

1977 Feb.

Bozarth, Ollie Mae

'Right to choose' applies to psychotherapy

Concerning the fallacies of the medical model of mental illness and the discrimination people who have been deemed mentally ill, especially women, face. The Feminist Investigations in "Mental Health" Task Force as part of the National Organization for Women seeks to defend a woman's right to choose or refuse psychiatric procedures and therapy, raise consciousness about the issues women face when label... more

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


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

1984 Aug.


Article from Sojourner

Sojourner covered the Boston human rights law that changed who was protected against from discrimination to include more groups, such as ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment, and military status.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Feb. 3

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Citizens for action in mental health special meeting to ratify work of steering committee

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing an article by Emanuel Tanay which disparaged deinstitutionalization and Chamberlin's hope that the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill will be the voice of parents and relatives of patients and that ex-patient groups will remain independent.

Judi Chamberlin Papers


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

1995 June 10

Kolata, Gina Bari, 1948-

Getting on a transplant list is the first of many hurdles

An article discussing the difficulty of getting on the list for organ transplants. A patient must first have a doctor who then decides whether or not to refer the patient to a medical center for a transplant; factors doctors use in determining this include whether the patient is a substance abuser or is mentally ill or otherwise mentally disabled. The transplant center also decides whether a patient i... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers


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

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