Narcotic Addiction and Mental Health: The Clinical Papers of Lawrence Kolb Sr.

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approach to narcotics addiction treatment and in public health research and treatment of mental illness. He was one of the first to advocate treating drug addicts as patients, not criminals. The collection deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile delinquency, and mental health. This collection consists of correspondence, reports, documents clippings, reprints and photos; and include these correspondents: Clifford W. Beers, Rupert Blue, F. A. Carmelia, Hugh S. Cumming, Robert H. Felix, Richmond P. Hobson, Adolph Meyer, W. F. Ossenfort, Thomas Parran, C. C. Pierce, Carleton Simon, Walter L. Treadway, and Lloyd H. Ziegler.

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  • Kolb was a pioneer in the medical approach to narcotics addiction treatment and in public health research and treatment of mental illness.
  • Kolb was one of the first to advocate treating drug addicts as patients, not criminals.
  • Deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile delinquency, and mental health.