Episode 3: Taking the Cure

In the Gilded Age, Westport, CT was home to two bucolic sanitariums. Marketed to affluent clientele for treatment in lovely pastoral settings, these hospitals and their dynamic founders were on the cutting edge of mental health. But in 1980, a shocking turn of events at one of these institutions made national headlines.

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Explore more through our virtual exhibit on the topic of sanitariums and public health.