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1978

Aurel, Demona

Letter from Project Release draft fragment

Final page of a letter noting the social and economic nature of psychiatric institutionalization and stressing that an emphasis on voluntary participation must allow for persons to choose which aspects of services they want to take part in. Al Schwartz and Jim Rice are copied; Aurel signs on behalf of the Movement for Human Rights and against Psychiatric Oppression and for the membership of Project Re... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977 Nov. 25

Aurel, Demona

Letter from Project Release to the Village Voice

New York (N.Y.) - Letter to the editor on behalf of Project Release criticizing the slanderous and alarmist tone of an article 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. Referencing the issue of "Sanism" and calling on the "right to noncriminal d... more

Cynthia Miller Papers