New York (N.Y.) - Statement on the publicly perceived problem of "chronic mental patients" and the goals of Project Release to destigmatize and reframe mental illness. Taking issue with the New York Department of Mental Hygiene and its harmful practices and facilities. Requesting that the community of the city direct their anger towards the psychiatric system as opposed to its victims.
New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the ideological principles, goals and activities of Project Release. Advertising a weekly mutual support group sponsored by the organization. Handwritten notes on reverse concerning logistics and referring to Ed Knight.
New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the ideological principles and goals of Project Release as well as future plans for cooperatively run self-help projects. Including reference to Project Release's pamphlet on psychiatric drugs and the importance of information dissemination to present and former psychiatric patients.
New York (N.Y.) - Network Against Psychiatric Oppression (N.A.P.O.) copy of a handout on the political analysis of 'mental illness,' analyzing statements from the European Network for an Alternative to Community Psychiatry and the North American Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression. Criticizing the limitations of the 'Mental Patient' movement and its use of psychiatric terminology and individualism as ... more
1986 Feb. 19
Madison (Wis.) - Informational text clarifying the need for patient or ex-patient run mental health services in Madison and Dane County. Stressing the importance of adhering to expressed consumer desires. Outlining the mission of Lighthouse/Safehouse as a support system and network to which persons can turn in moments of crisis. Requesting assitance from individuals and groups.