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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

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

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1978 June 12

Mental Patients' Liberation Project

Freespace vol. 3 no. 14

New York (N.Y.) - An anarchist newsletter that contains articles and other writings on various movements, including the psychiatric survivors movement, feminism, and anti-capitalism. This issue contains articles about the oppression of American Indians, nihilism, and meetings of activists who were against the development of the Westway highway in New York City.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1987

National Mental Health Consumers' Association

Your choice vol. 1 no. 1 Spring

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A newsletter by the National Mental Health Consumers' Association which contains news from other consumer self-help groups across the United States, information about the NMHCA, and article on how to start a self-help or advocacy group, a list of subject areas in which reading material is available from the National Mental Health Consumer Self-Help Clearinghouse, and updates on legislature involving p... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1994

Ahern, Laurie

National Empowerment Center newsletter vol. 3 no. 3 Fall

Lawrence (Mass.) - A newsletter for the National Empowerment Center which features information related to the psychiatric survivors movement with a special focus on a recovery model of mental illnesses. Articles include putting the supposed violence of people diagnosed with mental illness into context, homeless veterans as mental health consumers, a review of a book by Peter Breggin on the debate on Prozac, and an artic... more

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1978 May 29

Mental Patients' Liberation Project

Freespace vol. 3 no. 11

New York (N.Y.) - An anarchist newsletter that contains articles and other writings on various movements, including the psychiatric survivors movement, feminism, and anti-capitalism. In this issue there is a discussion about communism and communist federations, a time line of the Sons of Freedom, a political group in Canada that participated in protests and held anarchic attitudes.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1995

Ahern, Laurie

National Empowerment Center newsletter Winter

Lawrence (Mass.) - A newsletter for the National Empowerment Center which features information related to the psychiatric survivors movement with a special focus on a recovery model of mental illnesses. Articles include one on the 'Learning from Us' conference held by the NEC to teach ideas of recovery and empowerment to mental health providers and administrators. There is an article on the empowerment model of recovery... more

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1988

The Coalition Against Psychiatric Abuse

Commitment papers

Atlanta (Ga.) - Newsletter by ex-mental patients that features an article on electroshock therapy, steps that can be taken to protect and exercise the rights of those in mental health facilities, adolescent treatment centers with excerpts from adolescents about their experiences in such centers, and alternatives to pills.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1978 June 5

Mental Patients' Liberation Project

Freespace vol. 3 no. 12

New York (N.Y.) - An anarchist newsletter that contains articles and other writings on various movements, including the psychiatric survivors movement, feminism, and anti-capitalism. This issue contains articles on the anarchist conference that convened in Fayetteville, AR and some of the decisions made there. There is also an article on a rally held by the Mobilization for Survival movement held at the United Nations ... more

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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

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