CHAPTER 467

STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the mental health of our citizens is of vital importance to our personal, community and national welfare; and

WHEREAS, the new and effective methods for the treatment of mental illness, research, preventive measures, child guidance and counseling are keeping hundreds of thousands of personal and family disorders from becoming critical; and

WHEREAS, the personal welfare of our citizens and their ability to meet the civil and military requirements of the present situation are dependent on the broadest possible application of the principles of mental health; and

WHEREAS, public-spirited organizations interested in mental hygiene have selected this period as one to kindle and foster a better understanding of our mental health problems;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of May 2 to 8, 1951

MENTAL HEALTH WEEK

in Delaware, and urge every citizen and all civic and educational organizations to support the movement for better understanding of our mental health problems.

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 Twenty sixth day of April, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

ELBERT N. CARVEL

HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State.