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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

1982

Mental Patients' Rights Association (MPRA)

Overview of m.p.r.a.

Lake Worth (Fla.) - Informational packet for MPRA, described as a 'mental patient' membered and controlled political collective and support network, operating an office drop-in center and client-run house. Including establishing ethos such as the concept of "mentalism," defined as the stigmatizing of perceived deviant behavior used to justify the mental health system and oppress those diagnosed as mentally ill. Future pl... more

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

1989

National Association of Psychiatric Survivors

NAPS News

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - Concerning the change of name from NAMP to NAPS, planning of participation in the Alternatives '89 conference, NAPS updates, correspondence between Dr. Thomas Szasz and Dr. Karl Menninger, social change efforts, a response to a suicide story, letters from readers, and other information related to the work of the National Association of Psychiatric Survivors.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1987 – 1993

National Association of Psychiatric Survivors

NAPS News

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - A compilation of newsletters of the National Association of Psychiatric Survivors (formerly National Alliance of Mental Patients), covering topics relating to the anti-psychiatric movement, including conferences and events, poetry and letters from readers, political and medical news, demonstrations, book reviews, abuse and forced treatment, articles, and alternatives to the mental health care system.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1992

National Association of Psychiatric Survivors

NAPS News

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - Concerning the planning of a "support-in" to protest the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting, a video conference of self-help movement leaders, poetry, an article on the illusion of mental illness, reports of neglect and abuse by Public Law 99-319 (the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals, or PAMII), a page of acronyms used in the anti-psychiatry and mental health fields,... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA Autumn 1982 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning the showing of the antipsychiatry documentaries "Fit to be un-tied" and "Hurry Tomorrow", NAPA meetings schedule, an art exhibit that featured women having conversations (including a group of former psychiatric patients), information on shock treatment, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 July – 1981 Aug.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA July-August 1981 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning legislation relating to shock treatment, NAPA's finances, information sheets and packets on shock and lobotomy, an update on the 9th annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, the mutual support network, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1984

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA Fall 1984 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning the 12th annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, a thanks for donations to NAPA, the National Association for Rights and Protection Advocacy (NARPA) conference, the demonstration against the American Psychiatric Association, opposition to proposition 41, public hearings on ECT regulations, the formation of the California Network of Mental Health Clients, and other info... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 July – 1980 Sept.

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

NAPA July-September 1980 newsletter

Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning a mutual support network for former psychiatric patients, a petition against a new children's psychiatric wing at Walnut Creek Hospital, a pen pal club of the Bay Area Committee for Alternatives to Psychiatry, housing for Social Security recipients, the formation of WAPA (Women Against Psychiatric Assault), a friendship referral service, new regulations on voluntary patients' rights to refu... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers