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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

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

1978 Apr.

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

ALMP pre-conference newsletter #1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Bulletin from the 1978 Conference Planning Committee on the upcoming 6th North American Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression held on the Bryn Mawr campus in May of the same year. Including information about living and meeting quarters, pricing and scholarship, as well as limitations on attendance (limited to former and current 'mental patients' and endorsed non-'patient' anti-psychiat... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1974 June

Madness network news vol. 2 no. 3

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue starts with an article in which a man recounts undergoing electric shock therapy when he was six years old. There are excerpts from an article by John Friedberg on the history of electro-convulsive therapy; a related article talks about Dr. John... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Madness network news vol. 4 no. 4 Fall

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. In this issue there are reprints of oral testimonies from four ex-inmate activists who spoke out at public hearings held by the President's Commission on Mental Health; the speakers included Ollie Bozarth, Bob Harris, Tanya Temkin, and Judi Chamberlin. One... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975 Oct.

Madness network news vol. 3 no. 3

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. In this issue there is an article by Judi Chamberlin on the third annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression held in San Francisco, and there are reactions to the conference from other people who attended. An excerpt from some nurses' res... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1974 Dec.

Madness network news vol. 2 no. 5

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue focuses on psychiatry in prisons, with stories. The articles focus on the inhumane treatment inmates undergo in the facility, including being coerced into being test subjects for drugs, physical abuse suffered, and behavior modification programs... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975 Dec.

Madness network news vol. 3 no. 4

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue includes many personal stories from psychiatric survivors. Some articles discuss the words used in psychiatry and psychiatric institutions. There is an article by Judi Chamberlin on consciousness-raising, a tool to assist mental patients, which ... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1982

Madness Network News, Inc.

Madness network news vol. 6 no. 6 Fall/Winter

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. In this issue there are impressions from several participants of the tenth International Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression held in Toronto in May 1982. There are excerpts from testimony given by former psychiatric inmates at a Toronto t... more

Cynthia Miller Papers