Gallery view

1980

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to Ellen

Cynthia tells Ellen that she feels oppressed by Shelley Weirs and that attempts to water down their interactions as mere differences ignores that Cynthia feels discomfort at the fact that the group she is part of chooses to ignore what she has said and feels about this other woman. At the bottom of the page Cynthia mentions that for a mental health professional to work with an ex-inmate requires recog... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to Yves Luc-Conreur

Cynthia 'Kalisa' Miller writes in English to a European-based member of a group of psychiatrized individuals, Yves Luc-Conreur. Kalisa expresses interest in the fact that a group of ex-mental patients are congregating throughout Europe and at the Trieste conference. Kalisa asks for more information about Yves's impression of the conference and what ex-inmate groups in Europe do on a daily basis.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1982

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia 'Kalisa' Miller to the Village Voice

New York (N.Y.) - Criticizing the slanderous and alarmist tone of an article on mental patients and deinstitutionalization which, in an effort to attack the Department of Mental Health and the New York SRO housing program, further stigmatizes the victims of the mental health system.

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

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. 29

Project Release

Letter from Project Release to the Village Voice

New York (N.Y.) - 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. References the issue of "Sanism."

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