Mental Illness Reform


More Options: Make a Folding Card

Storyboard Description

This storyboard does not have a description.

Storyboard Text

  • Dorothea Dix travels to Boston and in 1819 founds the DIx Mansion, a school for girls.
  • Dorothea began to teach Sunday school at the East Cambridge Jail.
  • Dorothea witnessed how awfully the mentally ill were treated and knew she had to do something about it.
  • She went to court and fought for the jail provide heat for the prisoners and other improvements.
  • Dorothea traveled around the state of Mass. and wrote a document to ultimately increase the budget of the state mental hospital once presented to the legislature.
  • Her mission not being finished, she toured the country documenting the conditions and treatment of patients, continuing establish humane asylums for the mentally ill.
Just Created with Storyboard That
Explore Our Articles and Examples

Try Our Other Websites!

Photos for Class – Search for School-Safe, Creative Commons Photos (It Even Cites for You!)
Quick Rubric – Easily Make and Share Great-Looking Rubrics
abcBABYart – Create Custom Nursery Art