NLM Launches a new Traveling Exhibition and Online Exhibition

September 24, 2020

The National Library of Medication (NLM) announces Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health, 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).

Care and Custody explores the cure of people with mental wellness conditions in the course of history. Over the past 200 several years in the United States, a tension has existed among treatment and custody as responses to mental wellness issues. The steps of doctors, advocates, people, and authorities companies have all contributed to the shaping of mental wellness guidelines. Care and Custody examines history to realize how the state has moved absent from custodial sorts of cure, toward more inclusive approaches, and labored to safeguard the legal rights of people with mental wellness conditions.

The on the web adaptation includes an training part featuring a new college module and a electronic gallery that further more explores selected will work from the historic collections of the NLM , which are also offered in their entirety in NLM Digital Collections.

Purposes for scheduling NLM touring exhibitions open up on a rolling basis and are declared by means of the Building Exhibition Connections listserv. The software chance to e-book Care and Custody alongside with This Guide Is Killing Us: A Record of Citizens Battling Guide Poisoning in Their Communities (introduced 2019) will be open up among Oct thirteen and November 6 2020. Organizations that are keen to make the touring exhibition offered to the community free of demand and characteristic plans or things to do that link audiences to NLM wellness details means are encouraged to utilize. Subscribe to the listserv to study more about NLM touring exhibitions and how to utilize.

These exhibitions are predicted to travel starting June 2021.

Study more about Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health and This Guide is Killing Us: A Record of Citizens Battling Guide Poisoning in Their Communities on the NLM web page.

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