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1974 June

Madness network news vol. 2 no. 3

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 an article in which a man recounts undergoing electric shock therapy when he was six years old. There are excerpts from an article by John Friedberg on the history of electro-convulsive therapy; a related article talks about Dr. John... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1974 Dec.

Madness network news vol. 2 no. 5

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 focuses on psychiatry in prisons, with stories. The articles focus on the inhumane treatment inmates undergo in the facility, including being coerced into being test subjects for drugs, physical abuse suffered, and behavior modification programs... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975

Mental Patients Liberation Front

Mental Patients Liberation Front statement

West Somerville (Mass.) - A statement by the Mental Patients' Liberation Front in which they describe what the organization stands for and its goals, namely to fight the oppression of mental patients and the abolishment of the mental health system.

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

1975

Mental Patients Liberation Front

Mental Patients Liberation Front statement

West Somerville (Mass.) - A statement by the Mental Patients' Liberation Front in which they describe what the organization stands for and its goals, namely to fight the oppression of mental patients and the abolishment of the mental health system.

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

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

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

1975

Women in America today / women fight back

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining two series of presentations organized under the headings, "Women in America Today" and "Women Fight Back." Including Janet Gotkin and women from Project release on "Women in Mental Hospitals." Likely part of a feminist gathering in New York City.

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