“MHASP staff members were key players in the process of closing Philadelphia State Hospital…MHASP contributed significantly to the education of state and county governments about what is required if the closure of PSH is to proceed appropriately – admissions to PSH closed on November 1, 1988.”

“MHASP played a major role in the formation and operation of the Coalition for the Responsible Closing of Philadelphia State Hospital…the Coalition opened many previously untapped lines of communication and effected cooperation among diverse mental health groups…”