1978 June 12
Mental Patients' Liberation Project
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.
1978 Aug. 2
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.
1986 Sept. 24
New York (N.Y.) - Kalisa writes to Robert Levy, an attorney at the New York Civil Liberties Union, to ask for his advice on getting part of her records sealed, or bringing action in Rhode Island, where she was institutionalized, or New York. She also asks for advice in answering a question on two NY law school applications.
New York (N.Y.) - Kalisa writes to John trying to get a hold of him, as she has not heard from him in some time. She details some of the things that have been happening in the psychiatric oppression movement, including setting up a meeting with Diane Lacey, the black community representative on the NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation. Kalisa asks John about members of the movement who would be good to include in giving ... more
1980 May 20
New York (N.Y.) - A flier for The Lesbian Support Network advertising a community meeting and potluck dinner, where lesbians will be provided with a forum to speak out against the institutions of psychiatry. The flier mentions that the network would like to provide alternatives to therapy and institutionalization. On the back of the flier, Kalisa has written about her experience being raped and then hospitalized and ho... more
1978 May 26
New York (N.Y.) - A letter to the editor about the adverse effects of Thorazine, how many people who receive these drugs are not told about these side effects, and how the neuromuscular reactions that can be a side effect of Thorazine are then used to perpetuate the stigma against people who have been in mental institutions.
1978 May 29
Mental Patients' Liberation Project
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.
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.
New York (N.Y.) - A card in which Toni says that since Cynthia is experiencing nervous tension and needs leisure time, they will not interrupt these rest periods again. Toni also wishes Cynthia a Merry Christmas and happy New Year.
1978 Mar. 9
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.