SAREYAN, Alex. American, b. 1913. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Connecticut State Hospital, Middletown, director of public relations (in fulfillment of the obligations of a conscientious objector to military service), 1944-46; National Mental Health Foundation, director of public relations, 1946-50; National Mental Health Association, director of public relations, 1950-52; Mental Health Materials Center, Bronxville, NY, cofounder, 1953, executive director, 1953-. Publications: The Turning Point: How Persons of Conscience Brought About Major Change in the Care of America's Mentally Ill, 1993. Editor in chief, Education for Health: The Selective Guide, 1983. Died 2001.