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1980 May 20

Miller, Cynthia

Lesbian support network

New York (N.Y.) - A flier for The Lesbian Support Network advertising a community meeting and potluck dinner, where lesbians will be provided with a forum to speak out against the institutions of psychiatry. The flier mentions that the network would like to provide alternatives to therapy and institutionalization. On the back of the flier, Kalisa has written about her experience being raped and then hospitalized and ho... 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

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

1975

Project Release

Bibliography of psychiatric oppression

New York (N.Y.) - List of anti-psychiatry reading material separated into sections including basic issues, accounts of direct experience, and legal issues.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975

Project Release

Bibliography of psychiatric oppression

New York (N.Y.) - List of anti-psychiatry reading material separated into sections including basic issues, accounts of direct experience, and legal issues. Including edits made in pencil by Miller.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Madness, society, and the reality police

New York (N.Y.) - Bibliography of "basic references" on the topic of mental illness, likely handed out as part of a workshop. Including handwritten notes and additions from Miller.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Kasinsky, Joyce

Why am I in Project Release?

New York (N.Y.) - On Kasinky's experience of psychiatric aftercare facilities and her reasoning for why Project Release, a member run organization focused on mutual aid, is a welcome departure from the standard aftercare.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Project Release

Project Release Challenge system not its victims

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.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Project Release

Project Release mutual support group flier

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.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Project Release

Project Release: a statement of purpose

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.

Cynthia Miller Papers