CHAPTER 782

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, mental illness continues to be the nation's number one health problem; and

WHEREAS, concerned citizens are working tirelessly to improve the care and treatment of the mentally ill and to promote mental health; and

WHEREAS, there is a continuing need for research into the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of May, 1973, as

MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

in Delaware and call upon the citizens of the State of Delaware to observe this month with appropriate activities to promote mental health throughout this State.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, 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 18th day of April

(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-seventh.

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor

Attest: ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State