Laying out alternatives to the mental institution and psychiatry in general. Explaining the Dutch patients movement and the move towards international cooperation.
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.