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Matteawan State Hospital Suicide Attempt Register

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of brief descriptions of suicide attempts made by patients at Matteawan State Hospital. Information includes date, time, patient's name and number, description of the attempt made, and disposition of patient. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1967-1976
Series Number:
A1509

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

Brief descriptions of suicide attempts made by patients at Matteawan provide date, time, patient's name and number, description of the attempt made, and disposition of patient. Each entry is signed by the officer on duty.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Section 33.13, Mental Hygiene Law, relating to confidentiality of clinical records. Access permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the Office of Mental Health.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A1508 Matteawan State Hospital Assault Registers, contains Series A1509 in Volume 1.

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