Gallery view

1985 Apr. 11

Letter from unidentified correspondent to teleconference participants

Berkeley (Calif.) - In this letter, an unidentified writer thanks participants for electing her to the MHLP board. She discusses the implications of the word "anti-psychiatry" and hopes that the movement will not be known as simply that. She points out that psychiatric oppression is "a part of social, economics, class, racial and sexual and other oppressions that most past and present inmates experience." The writer says... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

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

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

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

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

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