...And to help launder its diabolical history!
The Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard Mental Health Center.
Following Packard's release from the Illinois State Asylum, she became a
fierce advocate for the rights of women and psychiatric patients, and
successfully advocated for passage of a "Bill for the Protection of
Personal Liberty" in 1867.
Packard Mental Health Center.
It took them 247 years to get the place to have the name they want now.
"Renaming the McFarland Center for Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard recognizes that her revolutionary social justice vision of mental health care and women's rights in 1867 fits comfortably with values of the state of Illinois in 2023,"
Finally, pay no attention to the rape history, involuntary commitments, family interference, denial of power of attorney rights, and Electro shock therapy...Seriously, ALL BETTER NOW AND WE REALLY MEAN IT THIS TIME.COM!!!