The National Museum of Mental Health Project researches the use of exhibits to transform society's attitudes about,

and understanding of, mental health. 

The Project seeks to:

  • Share research related to exhibits about mental health and wellness. 

  • Facilitate collaboration among artists, curators, exhibit designers, mental health professionals, people with lived experience, and others who seek to share knowledge.

  • Inspire the development of a national museum of mental health that is a museum-without-walls. This may take the form of a new nonprofit entity, or emerge organically from vigorous collaboration and sharing of know-how.

 

The Project extends from a research fellowship at Assumption College. 

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Exhibit contact information:

Dr. Kimberly Laurene, The Center for Public Policy and Health, Kent State University, klaurene@kent.edu

Dr. Deric Kenne, College of Public Health, Kent State University, dkenne@kent.edu

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