STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, Delaware, the First State, is justly proud of its national leadership in sponsoring many outstanding and important measures to safeguard and improve the mental health of its citizens; and
WHEREAS, there is much more to mental health than just freedom from mental illness; and
WHEREAS, it is important that our citizens realize their responsibilities in improving the mental health and well-being of the people of our State;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim April 23-29, 1950, as
MENTAL HEALTH WEEK
and call upon all citizens in our State to participate in the observance of this important program by improving their knowledge of the problems and factors involved and by giving their support to continued enlightenment and progress of the understanding of the mental health program.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this Nineteenth day of April, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-fourth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State