NLM Launches a new Traveling Exhibition and Online Exhibition

September 24, 2020 The Countrywide Library of Medicine (NLM) announces Treatment and Custody: Earlier Responses

September 24, 2020

The Countrywide Library of Medicine (NLM) announces Treatment and Custody: Earlier Responses to Psychological Health and fitness, a new NLM touring exhibition with an on the web adaptation, visitor curated by scholar Anne E. Parsons, PhD (University of North Carolina at Greensboro).

Treatment and Custody explores the cure of folks with psychological health and fitness circumstances in the course of record. In excess of the previous two hundred many years in the United States, a pressure has existed involving treatment and custody as responses to psychological health and fitness concerns. The actions of physicians, advocates, people, and governing administration companies have all contributed to the shaping of psychological health and fitness insurance policies. Treatment and Custody examines record to fully grasp how the nation has moved absent from custodial types of cure, towards far more inclusive strategies, and labored to defend the legal rights of folks with psychological health and fitness circumstances.

The on the web adaptation consists of an schooling component showcasing a new university module and a digital gallery that even more explores chosen works from the historic collections of the NLM , which are also out there in their entirety in NLM Digital Collections.

Applications for booking NLM touring exhibitions open on a rolling basis and are announced by way of the Earning Exhibition Connections listserv. The application prospect to reserve Treatment and Custody together with This Guide Is Killing Us: A Historical past of Citizens Combating Guide Poisoning in Their Communities (launched 2019) will be open involving October thirteen and November six 2020. Corporations that are prepared to make the touring exhibition out there to the public cost-free of cost and attribute programs or actions that hook up audiences to NLM health and fitness info sources are encouraged to use. Subscribe to the listserv to learn far more about NLM touring exhibitions and how to use.

These exhibitions are envisioned to travel commencing June 2021.

Find out far more about Treatment and Custody: Earlier Responses to Psychological Health and fitness and This Guide is Killing Us: A Historical past of Citizens Combating Guide Poisoning in Their Communities on the NLM web-site.

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