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February 4, 1956


JAMA. 1956;160(5):401-408. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960400059018


Annual Meeting on Mental Health.—  The annual meeting of the Alabama Association for Mental Health is scheduled for Feb. 10 in the Tutwiler Hotel, Birmingham. Sen. Lister Hill, co-author of the legislation that created the National Institute of Mental Health, will be honored for his contribution to mental health activities in Congress. Senator Hill is also author of a bill passed in the 1955 Senate providing for a three-year program of aid for the construction of nonfederal research and laboratory facilities and is co-author of the Mental Health Act, passed in 1955, which provides for a three-year program of grants for a nationwide analysis of mental illness problems. A luncheon at 12:30 p. m. will honor persons throughout the state who have helped in the mental health program in Alabama. At 6:30 p. m., Gov. Frank G. Clement of Tennessee will be the guest speaker at the dinner honoring

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