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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

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

Introductory statement

Pennsylvania - An introductory statement to the ALMP in which they discuss the fact that mental illness is often conflated with criminality and the possibility of violence, and that many mental health institutions are functionally similar to prisons. The ALMP is introduced as being run by former psychiatric inmates. The ALMP speaks out against the Farview State Hospital in Pennsylvania, which, at the time, is underg... 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

1976

Kasinsky, Joyce

Why am I in Project Release?

New York (N.Y.) - On Kasinky's experience of psychiatric aftercare facilities and her reasoning for why Project Release, a member run organization focused on mutual aid, is a welcome departure from the standard aftercare.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1983

Madness Network News, Inc.

Madness network news vol. 7 no. 2 Summer

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 has several articles dealing with electroshock therapy, the negative side effects of the procedure, legislation around it, and the deaths that have been caused by shock treatment. There are movement notes from around the world. An article detail... 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

1985

Madness Network News, Inc.

Madness network news vol. 8 no. 1 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. This issue starts with articles about forced sterilization, spurred by the recent decision of a 1985 California Supreme Court to allow the forced sterilization of a woman with a mental disability against her will, while other articles focus on the way that... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1985

Madness Network News, Inc.

Madness network news vol. 7 no. 6 Summer

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 discusses the problem of homelessness in the United States, and the fact that many homeless people have psychiatric histories. There is an article on recent developments in electroshock therapy. Much of this issue is devoted to debates within th... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1983

Madness Network News, Inc.

Madness network news vol. 7 no. 3 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. This issue features articles on the overturn of a ban on electroshock therapy in Berkeley, recent movement group actions against the American Psychiatric Association, testimony from several psychiatric survivors at a panel and tribunal, as well as accounts... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1982

Madness Network News, Inc.

Madness network news vol. 6 no. 5 Summer

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 begins with an article by Lenny Lapon on psychiatry as a tool of fascism and the killing of mental patients in Nazi Germany. There is also an article on the crime of forced treatment by Leonard Roy Frank and an article on the history of Women Ag... more

Cynthia Miller Papers