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|Body= The [[Healey Asylum]] opened in Lewiston Maine in 1983 under the Les Soeur de la Charite. The French-Canadian Sisters of Charity was a group of nuns who traveled from Montreal to Lewiston Maine to provide health and social support for the French-Canadian population in the area. Healey Asylum began as an orphanage and housed approximately 100 children, most of whom were in 5-7 years old. Historical records suggest that it was debatable as to whether the facility cared specifically for children with mental health diseases.  
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|Body= The old psychiatric ward at [[Gallinger Municipal Hospital Psychopathic Ward|Gallinger Hospital]] was built in response to national reform trends, but construction was also spurred on by the dire need for mental health care facilities in the District of Columbia. In the first two decades of the twentieth century, St. Elizabeth and the Washington Asylum Hospitals were the only institutions in the city that cared for the mentally ill.  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:08, 18 September 2022

Featured Image Of The Week

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The old psychiatric ward at Gallinger Hospital was built in response to national reform trends, but construction was also spurred on by the dire need for mental health care facilities in the District of Columbia. In the first two decades of the twentieth century, St. Elizabeth and the Washington Asylum Hospitals were the only institutions in the city that cared for the mentally ill.