PUBLIC MENTAL HOSPITAL By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 PRIVATE MENTAL HOSPITAL CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES SUNSET PROCEDURES NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION (NMHA) FAITH HEALING PUBLIC SERVICE PSYCHOLOGY CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH AD CARVE-OUT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PUBLIC MENTAL HOSPITAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/public-mental-hospital/ (accessed May 20, 2019).