Depicts the role and influence of the mental hospital volunteer in the lives of hospitalized mental patients. Alludes to the scope of the problem of mental illness, and describes some of the undesirable conditions in mental hospitals, the needs of mental patients, the varied activities of a volunteer program, and the process of orienting and training new volunteers. The longer version refers to the Indiana Mental Health Association and the nine mental hospitals in Indiana and includes a direct appeal for volunteers by a former patient.
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