“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 […]
Someone once offered me 50 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 […]
The part of the brain below the tentorium handles the basics, like breathing. It’s not the interesting part. Forget about it.
There are many different players in the world of psychiatric treatment. The descriptions below just brush the surface, there is some overlap, and the actual role of each player can vary from location to location, but it’s a good start. What’s a treatment team? While this article is about the different types of psychiatric care […]