We Are Winning the Fight Against Mental Illness


Title:
We Are Winning the Fight Against Mental Illness
Creator:
Gorman, Mike
Date:
4 February 1957
Description:
Gorman assessed the recent progress and future directions in mental health care in this speech. He attributed much of the progress to the advent of tranquilizing drugs, and criticized the National Institute of Mental Health for failing to carry out the nationwide evaluation of those drugs for which funding had been provided the previous year. This speech was given at the Annual Legislative Dinner of the Association of Chosen Freeholders in Trenton, New Jersey.
Location:
Box: 10. Folder: 19
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Speeches
Subject:
Anti-Anxiety Agents, Antipsychotic Agents, Community Mental Health Services, Hospitals, Psychiatric, and Tranquilizing Agents
Format:
Text
Extent:
16 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
TGBBBJ
NLM ID:
101743403X7
Profiles Collection:
The Mike Gorman Papers
Story Section:
A Full-time Activist: The National Committee Against Mental Illness, 1953-1963