Wyoming Association for Mental Health

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The Wyoming Association for Mental Health was formed at the Wyoming State Mental Health Conference held in Sheridan, Wyoming, November 5-6, 1954. Lillian G. Portenier, University of Wyoming psychology professor, was named its first president and John O. Goodman, director of Northern Wyoming Community College, was named treasurer. Dr. D.W. Herrold, state health department psychiatrist, was elected vice president and Shad Hoffman, of the state welfare department, was elected secretary. The Wyoming association was a membership association of Wyoming lay and professional citizens interested in studying mental health needs and facilities in Wyoming and working toward the extension and improvement thereof. It was an affiliate group of the National Association for Mental Health.

From the guide to the Wyoming Association for Mental Health records, 1944-1964, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

The Wyoming Association for Mental Health was formed at the Wyoming State Mental Health Conference held in Sheridan, Wyoming, November 5-6, 1954. The Association was a membership association of Wyoming lay and professional citizens interested in studying mental health needs and facilities in Wyoming. It was an affiliate group of the National Association for Mental Health.

From the description of Wyoming Association for Mental Health records, 1944-1964. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 62395757

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