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1986

National Mental Health Consumers' Association

National Mental Health Consumers' Association

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A brochure about the NMHCA which features the history of the organization, its preliminary goals, including to protect the rights of mental health consumers, and major accomplishments such as helping local groups to access information and promote their development, and educating people about the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Act of 1986. There is also a list of elected represent... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975

Mental Patients Liberation Front

Mental Patients Liberation Front statement

West Somerville (Mass.) - A statement by the Mental Patients' Liberation Front in which they describe what the organization stands for and its goals, namely to fight the oppression of mental patients and the abolishment of the mental health system.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1980

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to Mr. Carp

Cynthia offers a list of corrections to a transcript of a recording. The list includes the page number corresponding to the transcript and the corrections.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1980

Miller, Cynthia

Let from unidentified correspondent to Nancy

A draft of a letter in which the Cynthia responds to a letter from Nancy, despite not knowing what to say to her. She calls Nancy undistinguished in her anti-feminism and calls Nancy's request for a poem out of place. She mentions that they are staying with friends.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1986

National Mental Health Consumers' Association

Consumer oriented national technical assistance consulting and training

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A brochure about CONTACT, or Consumer Oriented National Technical Assistance Consulting and Training, a program of the National Mental Health Consumers' Association and the National Mental Health Association which provides assistance for mental health protection and advocacy programs. Explains who CONTACT is, the targets for technical assistance services, the kinds of technical assistance that CONTACT... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

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

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to W.I. Thompson

Kalisa writes to social philosopher William Irwin Thompson about how they must have read the same book about the four ages in the Hebrew Bible. She praises his writing and mentions some other authors and books she likes. She mentions a book that she would like to write and mentions that she is recovering from a stroke that has left her unable to hand write, but she is still able to type.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1978 May 26

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to the New York Times

New York (N.Y.) - A letter to the editor about the adverse effects of Thorazine, how many people who receive these drugs are not told about these side effects, and how the neuromuscular reactions that can be a side effect of Thorazine are then used to perpetuate the stigma against people who have been in mental institutions.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1994

Ahern, Laurie

National Empowerment Center newsletter vol. 3 no. 3 Fall

Lawrence (Mass.) - A newsletter for the National Empowerment Center which features information related to the psychiatric survivors movement with a special focus on a recovery model of mental illnesses. Articles include putting the supposed violence of people diagnosed with mental illness into context, homeless veterans as mental health consumers, a review of a book by Peter Breggin on the debate on Prozac, and an artic... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1985 Oct.

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy

The cause endures conference schedule

Minneapolis (Minn.) - A conference schedule for "The Cause Endures" presented by the National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy held from October 16-19, 1985. Workshops include information on community based advocacy and services and discussions on rights for people with mental illnesses.

Cynthia Miller Papers