Gallery view

1978 Aug. 2

Project Release

Letter from Project Release to Cynthia Miller

New York (N.Y.) - A short letter in which Project Release informs Cynthia that a reporter for the New York Times, Richard Severo, is interested in doing a story on the use of tranquillizers in institutions and wants to speak with the Project Release group about it. His available days for interviews are given, as well as his number.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1980

Drafts of letter from D. Aural to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - D. Aural asks for a complimentary copy of PREAP's handbook to see if some of their ideas are similar to those of Project Release, or if they have new ideas that Project Release could incorporate. There are several drafts of the letter and notes.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1978 Mar. 9

Project Release

Letter from Project Release to Cynthia Miller

New York (N.Y.) - A small letter from Howie at Project Release to Cynthia in which he says he was reminded that the movement has a questionnaire that they need to send out. There have apparently been some arguments in the movement recently, as Howie recommend a temporary cease-fire until the questionnaire is out.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Project Release

Project release

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.

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

1976

Project Release

Project Release Challenge system not its victims

New York (N.Y.) - Statement on the publicly perceived problem of "chronic mental patients" and the goals of Project Release to destigmatize and reframe mental illness. Taking issue with the New York Department of Mental Hygiene and its harmful practices and facilities. Requesting that the community of the city direct their anger towards the psychiatric system as opposed to its victims.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977 Nov. 25

Project Release

Draft letter from Project Release to the Village Voice

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of the first page of a letter to the editor criticizing the slanderous and alarmist tone of an article, titled "State Abandons Mentally Ill to City Streets," on mental patients and deinstitutionalization which, in an effort to attack the Department of Mental Hygiene and the New York SRO housing program, further stigmatizes and blames the victims of the mental health system. Including a brief des... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Project Release

Project Release statement of purpose

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the ideological principles, goals and specific programs of Project Release with reference made to the Consumers Guide to Psychiatric Medication, the periodical "Silent No Longer" and plans for monthly broadcasts on radio WBAI. Including handwritten notes and edits.

Cynthia Miller Papers