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1987 Oct.

Phoenix rising The voice of the psychiatrized vol. 7 no. 1

Toronto (Ont.) - Magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients. Featuring articles on specific cases of psychiatric inmate mistreatment and complaints against the field of psychiatry in general. Including book and film reviews, personal narratives and poetry. Focused on housing issues; specifically boarding homes, rooming houses, homelessness... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1987 Nov.

Phoenix rising The voice of the psychiatrized vol. 7 no. 2

Toronto (Ont.) - Magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients. Featuring articles on specific cases of psychiatric inmate mistreatment and complaints against the field of psychiatry in general. Including book and film reviews, personal narratives and poetry. Focused on advocacy; including articles about Ontario, New Zealand and the alternati... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Hyperactivity Medical condition or dangerous medicalization of social problems?

New York (N.Y.) - Advertising a panel discussion featuring child psychiatrist Eli Messinger, teacher and educational consultant Helene Meiser, educational specialist Elinor Wiggins and learning disabilities teacher Alison Burns.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976 Sept. 24

Science, sanity & the 'real' world

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining a workshop at the Free Space as part of "Theory & practice of non-sane liberating or time-binding (culture building)." Questioning the norms of science, reality and sanity. Including handwritten notes by Miller.

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

1979 Aug.

Win Peace & freedom thru nonviolent action vol. 15 no. 27 & 28 Madness, mental helath and the movement

New York (N.Y.) - Political magazine published with support of the War Resisters League. Issue dedicated to activist, ex-mental patient and Project Release member, Larry Friedman. Focusing on the mental illness industry as a "manufacturer of madness in response to emotional deterioration within the class system". Analyzing the ways in which psychiatry "reinforces class, sex and race bounds" and blames the individual fo... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1979 Dec.

WomaNews New York City women's liberation newspaper vol. 1 no. 1

New York (N.Y.) - Feminist paper with writing on various topics related to the women's liberation movement. Including a New York Times article recounting the victory of seven ex-patients (some members of the MPLF) in thr class-action suit, Rogers v. Macht, against Boston State Hospital which granted a limited right-to-refuse-treatment for patients. Cynthia Miller is credited as 'Kalisa' in the list of newspaper staff.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1980

Miller, Cynthia

Lesbian/madwoman

New York (N.Y.) - Personal essay exploring the societal (and therefore patriarchal) definition of sanity. On Miller's experience being a "lesbian and madwoman" and her perception of the revolutionary implications of these states. Note at top addressed to L.W. commenting positively on the text.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1978

Workshop on psychiatric issues Chelsea women's health team

Outline of presentation or discussion on the effects and political implications on women of long-term psychiatric confinement.

Cynthia Miller Papers