I want to introduce a concept called the Early Warning System
I have insomnia, and only sometimes feel somnolent.
Once published, the bill would provide and justify my admission to the graduate program.
“You’re like the mother of healing…in the world, Silvia!” I told her.
“I need help,” Mcdaggot admitted.
When a person walks into a medical facility, hospital, or otherwise, they walk right past the gift shop.
Seemingly uncontrollable and unpredictable anger is a problem for some people with mental health condition. As a therapist, I diagnose people with intermittent explosive disorder which is a DSM 5 diagnosable condition.
n short, people that rate highly on the GAF are termed ‘high-functioning’. The term has become extremely insulting, and rightfully so –
In my profession particularly, the helping field, and for all of us that simply enjoy time spent in others’ companies, there is an unspoken fear that the person we are speaking to won’t listen or isn’t listening.
Worst of all, the media shows people with mental illness as incompetent, dangerous, and undeserving, which deters everyone from understanding each other. Enough is enough!
There is an unspoken, covert, and arbitrary standard for working in the mental health community.
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This article explores symptoms that complicate interpersonal relationships and interfere with pro-social interactions
I once understood levels of care as abstractions when sifting through a clinical grey area. I now understand each of these precious stops in the system of care as levels of hope.
At the root of it, these case examples, while vivid, and telling of the extreme dysfunction in the system, are extremely black and white, with little grey area for clinical interpretation in terms of direction in the provision of patient care and treatment.
I was completely disordered and unable to care for myself ten years ago….
William (Bill) Anthony, Director of the Boston Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Professor at Boston University has died. He was 77. Everyone does not know
“We”re survivors”, Ruth said, reminding me yet again that this too shall pass. I worked alongside Ruth at a mental health clinic down in the
I am a consumer of mental health services. I am also a licensed social worker. I am a professional. I’ve done supervisory, engagement services, and
So, I was just reading an article by Neesa Suncheuri called: How My Schizoaffective Disorder Helps Me Help Others In this article, the author likens