PUBLIC MENTAL HOSPITAL By N., Sam M.S. - 2 A hospital providing mental health services that is funded with public monies. Funding could come from a local, state or federal source. PUBLIC MENTAL HOSPITAL: "Willimette Hospital was a public mental hospital." Related Psychology Terms NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMII) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams JOINT COMMISSION ON MENTAL ILLNESS AND HEALTH COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION DAY HOSPITAL (Day Care Program) DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PUBLIC MENTAL HOSPITAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/public-mental-hospital/ (accessed August 10, 2022).