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1978

6th Annual conference on human rights & psychiatric oppression

Statement on the role of women and women only caucuses in the anti-psychiatry movement featuring a condemnation of the disruption of a women's workshop by a man named David. Explaining the necessity of closed women's groups while acknowledging that many men take offense to their exclusion from these groups. Including assurances that the following year's conference will include meetings for men to disc... more

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

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

1985

An appeal for an independent anti-psychiatry movement

Petitioning attendees of the International Conferences for Human Rights and Against Psychiatric Oppression to reject co-optation of the anti-psychiatry movement by the APA, NIMH, NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill), etc. Lamenting a decrease in radical politics, the unrepresentative appointment of spokespeople and the establishment of an apolitical national organization. Calling for a re-aff... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

Anti-psychiatry bibliography

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.

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

1976

Body politics

New York (N.Y.) - Text for a workshop, taking place at the Free Association, on developing a political analysis of the body and mental illness. Proposing the intercommunication of revolutionary action and "madness."

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975

Project Release

Challenge system not its victims

New York (N.Y.) - On the failure of deinstitutionalization and SRO housing to adequately care for former patients. Petitioning for a change in the appropriation of state funds with the goal of enabling people to live in freedom, safety, and dignity.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975

Project Release

Challenge system not its victims fragment

New York (N.Y.) - Statement on the publicly perceived problem of "chronic mental patients." Taking issue with the New York Department of Mental Hygiene's harmful practices and facilities. Including type written note referring to the document as "a joint effort of Howie's and mine."

Cynthia Miller Papers