The Right to receive visitors

Greetings to ALL Cause members, and a VERY warm welocme to all who are new to this list (71 members and counting). We are currently embraking on an ambitious effort in Massachusetts to demand that persons with mental health conditions ('consumer/survivors')…Read More


(This supplements that last posting – look under “View Past Announcements,” posted 1/21/09, for further information). A friendly reminder to PLEASE contact your legislators by February 4! Please help us ensure that the “Five Fundamental Rights/Fresh Air”…Read More

ACTION ALERT: Contact your legislators today! (Massachusetts residents)

Greetings to ALL Cause members, and a warm welcome and thanks to new members! We now have 61 members and counting! Although this post is directed to Mass. residents, PLEASE feel free to forward this message to anyone in the Bay State. The rights of persons…Read More

Letter in Boston Globe on Nature-Mental Health correlation

Greetings and my continued thanks to ALL on this list, and a warm welcome to ALL newcomers!!! Please feel free to check out the "past announcements." This provides background on the issues we are dealing with. This is an exciting time, as this years' effort…Read More

Big article in Boston Globe on Mental Health Benefits of Nature

This is of great interest; it references several studies I've spoke of. Dr. Kuo is a strong supporter of the fresh air rights bill in Mass. and contributed powerful testimony to our legislative hearing last year. How the city hurts your brain ...And what you…Read More

Right to Send and Receive Mail

Know Your Rights! Fundamental Right #2: Right to Send and Receive Mail This is the third in a series for RNN [Recovery Network News, the e-newsletter for the Transformation Center in Massachusetts] dedicated to raising consciousness about civil rights in…Read More

Why Civil Rights? Why Now?

Why Civil Rights? Why Now? With rights violations continuing unabated, it is imperative for us to draw attention to them. The economic crisis we face will undoubtedly be used as an excuse to block our efforts, even though our efforts are likely to reduce…Read More
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