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ACT EXTENSION

BEFORE THE

4 - MAY -8

Copy 1967
HEARINGS
SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTHARD DNISON

AND WELFARE.
1. Cergrossi Hagen

COMMITTEE ON
INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

NINETIETH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 6431
A BILL TO AMEND THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAWS RELATING
TO MENTAL HEALTH TO EXTEND, EXPAND, AND IMPROVE

THEM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

APRIL 4 AND 5, 1967

Serial No. 90-3

7-61293

Printed for the use of the
Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1967

77-607

COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

HARLEY O. STAGGERS, West Virginia, Ohairman SAMUEL N. FRIEDEL, Maryland

WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Illinois TORBERT H. MACDONALD, Massachusetts J. ARTHUR YOUNGER, California JOHN JARMAN, Oklahoma

SAMUEL L. DEVINE, Ohio JOHN E. MOSS, California

ANCHER NELSEN, Minnesota JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan

HASTINGS KEITH, Massachusetts PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida

GLENN CUNNINGHAM, Nebraska HORACE R. KORNEGAY, North Carolina JAMES T. BROYHILL, North Carolina LIONEL VAN DEERLIN, California

JAMES HARVEY, Michigan J.J. PICKLE, Texas

ALBERT W. WATSON, South Carolina FRED B. ROONEY, Pennsylvania

TIM LEE CARTER, Kentucky JOHN M. MURPHY, New York

G. ROBERT WATKINS, Pennsylvania DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III, Virginia DONALD G. BROTZMAN, Colorado DANIEL J. RONAN, Illinois

CLARENCE J. BROWN, JR., Ohio
BROCK ADAMS, Washington

DAN KUYKENDALL, Tennessee
RICHARD L. OTTINGER, New York
RAY BLANTON, Tennessee

W. E. WILLIAMSON, Olerk
KENNETH J. PAINTER, Assistant Olerk

Professional staf
ANDREW STEVENSON

WILLIAM J. Dixon
JAMES M. MENGER, Jr.

ROBERT W. LISHMAN

SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

JOHN JARMAN, Oklahoma, Chairman PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida

ANCHER NELSEN, Minnesota DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III, Virginia TIM LEE CARTER, Kentucky

CLARENCE J. BROWN, JR., Ohio

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CONTENTS

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gs held on-
pril 4, 1967.-

April 5, 1967

sof H.R. 6431.

Report of

Health, Education, and Welfare Department.

Justice Department.--

Veterans' Administration...

Statement of

Brandt, Sandford F., representing the National Association for Mental

Health

Brayfield, Dr. Arthur, executive officer, American Psychological

Association.

Cohen, Hon. Wilbur J., Under Secretary, Department of Health, Edu-

cation, and Welfare..

Donohue, Dr. Hayden, director, Mental Health Center, Norman,

Okla.

Ewalt, Dr. Jack, representing the American Psychiatric Association.

Freelund, Michael, associate director, National Association for Mental

Health, New York City---

Glass, Dr. Albert, director, Department of Mental Health, State of

Oklahoma.

Gorman, Mike, executive director, National Committee Against

Mental Illness..

Hamilton, Hon. Lee H., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Indiana

Kelly, James F., Assistant Secretary, Comptroller, Department of

Health, Education, and Welfare.

McMillan, John J., administrative officer for professional affairs, Amer-

ican Psychological Association....

Otlowski, George J., representing the National Association of Coun-

ties

Patten, Hon. Edward J., a Representative in Congress from the State

of New Jersey ---

Schnibbe, Harry, executive director, National Association of State

Mental Health Program Directors.

Seidman, Bert, director, Social Security Department, AFL-CIO...

Shoemaker, Richard E., assistant director, Social Security Depart-

ment, AFL-CIO..

Stewart, Dr. William H., Surgeon General, Public Health Service,

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare -

Winston, Dr. Nat T., Mental Health Commissioner, State of Ten-

nessee...

Yolles, Dr. Stanley F., Director, National Institute of Mental Health,

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare...

Additional information submitted for the record by~

American Hospital Association, letter from Kenneth Williamson, asso-

ciate director...
American Nurses' Association, Inc., letter from Judith G. Whitaker,

R.N., executive director --

American Psychiatric Association: Resolution adopted by National

Governors Conference on Community Mental Health, December

15, 1965, at Chicago, Ill..

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