Gallery view

1978

The politics of phenothiazines

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Provides information on psychiatric drugs, which the booklet claims are overwhelmingly used on oppressed groups as a way of dealing with their natural reactions to oppressive conditions by labeling them mentally ill instead of dealing with issues of alienation, poverty, and discrimination that members of oppressed groups often face. The author of the booklet references the class gap between psychiatri... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

Anti-psychiatry bibliography

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A bibliography put together by members of the ALMP, Network Against Psychiatric Assault (S.F.), and the Mental Patients' Liberation Front (Boston) on works that deal with anti-psychiatry. Included are published novels, magazines and newsletters, and journals. There is a brief note for each item on the list that describes what the item is about.

Cynthia Miller Papers

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

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

1986

National Mental Health Consumers' Association

National Mental Health Consumers' Association

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A brochure about the NMHCA which features the history of the organization, its preliminary goals, including to protect the rights of mental health consumers, and major accomplishments such as helping local groups to access information and promote their development, and educating people about the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Act of 1986. There is also a list of elected represent... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1986

National Mental Health Consumers' Association

Consumer oriented national technical assistance consulting and training

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A brochure about CONTACT, or Consumer Oriented National Technical Assistance Consulting and Training, a program of the National Mental Health Consumers' Association and the National Mental Health Association which provides assistance for mental health protection and advocacy programs. Explains who CONTACT is, the targets for technical assistance services, the kinds of technical assistance that CONTACT... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1990

Project share

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A brochure for Project SHARE, or the Self-Help and Advocacy Resource Exchange. Includes history of the project, mission and philosophy, defines terms like consumer and self-help, and outlines the model of the project.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1978 Apr.

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

ALMP pre-conference newsletter #1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Bulletin from the 1978 Conference Planning Committee on the upcoming 6th North American Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression held on the Bryn Mawr campus in May of the same year. Including information about living and meeting quarters, pricing and scholarship, as well as limitations on attendance (limited to former and current 'mental patients' and endorsed non-'patient' anti-psychiat... more

Cynthia Miller Papers