Gallery view

1978

Alliance for the liberation of mental patients vol. 127 no. 44

Philadelphia (Pa.) - The newsletter calls for a boycotts, protests, and demonstrations against the SmithKline Corporation mostly based off of the company's production of Thorazine. A short article talks about a conference of former and current psychiatric inmates; some of the workshops at the conference that the author highlights include one on arts and the anti-psychiatry movement, a men's caucus, and a gay group. There ... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1988

National Alliance of Mental Patients

NAMP news Spring/Summer

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - A newsletter by the National Alliance of Mental Patients. This issue includes an interview with Peggy Timblin, member of the planning committee for Alternatives '88, and article by Judi Chamberlin about Joyce Patricia Brown, a homeless woman who was involuntarily committed to Bellevue Hospital as part of New York City Mayor Koch's plan to institutionalize the homeless mentally ill, and a talk Brown wa... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1988

The Coalition Against Psychiatric Abuse

Commitment papers

Atlanta (Ga.) - Newsletter by ex-mental patients that features an article on electroshock therapy, steps that can be taken to protect and exercise the rights of those in mental health facilities, adolescent treatment centers with excerpts from adolescents about their experiences in such centers, and alternatives to pills.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Project Release

We are silent no longer! The newsletter of Project Release vol. 1 no. 4

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring updates on activities, specifically the publishing of the Consumers' Guide to Psychiatric Medication, work on a patients' rights handbook and presence at public events such as conferences, radio shows and new patient rights committees. Including writing from David H. Briggs, Fern Pollack, Joyce Kasinsky, Howie T. Harp and Charles Cane. A book review by Bob Hawes of J. Herbert Fill's The Ment... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Project Release

We are silent no longer! The newsletter of Project Release vol. 1 no. 6

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring updates on ongoing activities and special events, specifically increased membership, workshops, fundraising efforts and public forums, a benefit showing of the film Hurry Tomorrow, solidarity with a Project Release group in Ontario and the completion of a draft form of the patient's rights handbook written in conjunction with the Mental Health Law Project. Also of interest is the development... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Project Release

We are silent no longer! The newsletter of Project Release vol. 1 no. 5

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring updates on activities, specifically the organiation's move to a larger headquarters, its establishment as a non-profit with tax exempt status and testimony presented to a joint state legislative hearing on mental hygiene. Including writing from Joyce Kasinsky, Larry Friedman, Frank Perino and David H. Briggs.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1982

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA Autumn 1982 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning the showing of the antipsychiatry documentaries "Fit to be un-tied" and "Hurry Tomorrow", NAPA meetings schedule, an art exhibit that featured women having conversations (including a group of former psychiatric patients), information on shock treatment, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 July – 1981 Aug.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA July-August 1981 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning legislation relating to shock treatment, NAPA's finances, information sheets and packets on shock and lobotomy, an update on the 9th annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, the mutual support network, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1984

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA Fall 1984 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning the 12th annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, a thanks for donations to NAPA, the National Association for Rights and Protection Advocacy (NARPA) conference, the demonstration against the American Psychiatric Association, opposition to proposition 41, public hearings on ECT regulations, the formation of the California Network of Mental Health Clients, and other info... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 July – 1980 Sept.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA July-September 1980 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning a mutual support network for former psychiatric patients, a petition against a new children's psychiatric wing at Walnut Creek Hospital, a pen pal club of the Bay Area Committee for Alternatives to Psychiatry, housing for Social Security recipients, the formation of WAPA (Women Against Psychiatric Assault), a friendship referral service, new regulations on voluntary patients' rights to refu... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers