Hospitalization & mental health providers · Uncategorized

What it’s like to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital

"Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start." -- Nido Qubein The term "psychiatric hospital" conjures up images of that age old insane asylum, a long ago place where people were locked away in damp, dirty cells and forgotten by society.  Each of these asylums was overcrowded with thousands of… Continue reading What it’s like to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital

Hospitalization & mental health providers · Opinion · Uncategorized

If someone offers you 5 million dollars… save mental health

Someone once offered me five million dollars to pursue an idea. The problem Let me start in the beginning.  If you've ever worked or been a patient in a psychiatric hospital, you know about the problem:  there's no middle ground between the tight routine & support of being hospitalized and the toss-you-out-into-the-world discharge plan that… Continue reading If someone offers you 5 million dollars… save mental health