Since 1992, October 10th has seen thousands of supporters celebrate World Mental Health Day. Started by the World Federation for Mental Health, this year's theme is 'Dignity in Mental Health-Psychological & Mental Health First Aid [...]
The following is an excerpt from an article published in the Oregon Statesman newspaper on August 19, 1962. In it a woman, identified as Mary is quoted describing her experiences at the Oregon State Hospital. [...]
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BY MARK BAKER The Register-Guard PUBLISHED: 12:00 A.M., JUNE 23 SALEM — They called them “lunatics” and “idiots” and, of course, in a famous book and Oscar-winning film both created right here in Oregon, people [...]
This is the New York Times article announcing the death of Dr. Dean K. Brooks, former superintendent of the Oregon State Hospital and great friend of the OSH Museum. Original article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/01/arts/dean-brooks-cuckoos-nest-doctor-dies-at-96.html?_r=0. Dean Brooks, ‘Cuckoo’s [...]