1992 Aug. 31
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Listing participants and discussion topics including workshops, poster sessions, geographic specificity of workshop topics, "tracks" for directing attendees, Judi Chamberlin's assertion that perhaps some submitted papers are wholly inappropriate for the conference, and more.
1992 July 27
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Listing participants and discussion topics including the Alternatives '92 conference brochure, another conference nearby on the intersection of mental health and "the age of AIDS," fundraising efforts, scholarships, the choice of Justin Dart to be keynote speaker, Judi Chamberlin's receipt of the President's Distinguished Service Award, and more.
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Advertising the Alternatives '92 Conference presented by the National Mental Health Consumer Self-Help Clearinghouse. Consisting of an outline of the different presentation forums and a formal call for papers including guidelines, financial considerations, the availability of audio-visual equipment, deadlines, instructions on how to submit, and a blank application form.
1992 July 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Listing participants and discussion topics including the role of the advisory committee, a call for papers, conference fees, topics of interest, the drafting of a position paper to present to the incoming presidential administration. Including the agenda for the next teleconference.
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Provides information on psychiatric drugs, which the booklet claims are overwhelmingly used on oppressed groups as a way of dealing with their natural reactions to oppressive conditions by labeling them mentally ill instead of dealing with issues of alienation, poverty, and discrimination that members of oppressed groups often face. The author of the booklet references the class gap between psychiatri... more
Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients
Philadelphia (Pa.) - A bibliography put together by members of the ALMP, Network Against Psychiatric Assault (S.F.), and the Mental Patients' Liberation Front (Boston) on works that deal with anti-psychiatry. Included are published novels, magazines and newsletters, and journals. There is a brief note for each item on the list that describes what the item is about.
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
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Conference booklet including information about the conference logistics, its objectives, tentative schedule, and keynote speaker, Justin Dart.