The Walls Come Tumbling Down


Title:
The Walls Come Tumbling Down
Creator:
Gorman, Mike
Date:
5 March 1963
Description:
In this testimony on the Community Mental Health Centers Act (S. 755) before the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Gorman supported the legislation that would provide federal funding for construction and operation of community mental health centers and facilities for the mentally retarded. He cited several programs, including psychiatric units in general hospitals, which had provided effective mental health care at a much lower cost than traditional state mental hospitals.
Location:
Box: 11. Folder: 32
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Speeches
Subject:
Hospitals, Psychiatric and Community Mental Health Services
Format:
Text
Extent:
10 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
TGBBBX
NLM ID:
101743403X19
Profiles Collection:
The Mike Gorman Papers
Story Section:
Continuing the Mental Health Crusade, 1964-1973