A comprehensive argument and evidence handbook on the 2002-2003 national high school debate topic, Resolved: That the United States federal government should substantially increase public health services for mental health care in the United States.

MENTAL HELP 2003 is an educational project of the Lawrence Debate Union and the University of Vermont. The World Debate Institute is a proud sponsor of this volume.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

These files were produced by faculty members at the World Debate Institute held at the University of Vermont in July and August of 2002. These are scans of the actual files.

These links will guide you to an index page. Click on the page number you wish to see and you will be taken there. You can print any page you wish to use.

TOPICALITY

Briefs on various negative topicality violations and definitions of all words in the resolution.
Jackie Massey, University of Vermont

COMMUNITY CARE AFFIRMATIVE CASE

A complete affirmative case, advocating further deinstitutionalization of mental health in America and an increased emphasis on community care.
Rae Lynn Schwartz, University of Iowa

COMMUNITY CARE NEGATIVE ARGUMENTS

Rae Lynn Schwartz, University of Iowa

NEGATIVE CASE ARGUMENTS - GENERIC

Julian Gagnon, University of North Texas

NEGATIVE CASE ARGUMENTS - AGAINST SPECIFIC CASES

Jason Regnier, Fort Hays State University

NEGATIVE CASE ARGUMENTS - AGAINST PARITY CASES

Julian Gagnon, University of Noirth Texas

COUNTERPLAN - DO THE PLAN NOT AS A PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE

John Meany, Claremont McKenna College

COUNTERPLAN & DISADVANTAGE - STATE ACTION & FEDERALISM

Justin Green, University of North Texas

DISADVANTAGE - NET WIDENING

Ben Sovacool, Wayne State University

DISADVANTAGE - DISABLING PROFESSIONS

Justin Parmett, University of Vermont

DISADVANTAGE - NURSE SHORTAGE

Green Krew, World Debate Institute

CRITIQUE - DISABLE ED

Joe Ramsey, San Diego State University

CRITIQUE - MADNESS AND CIVILIZATION

Helen Morgan, University of Vermont