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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital


When a child is discharged from a children’s psychiatric hospital, they will likely experience a range of emotions and expectations for life after their hospital stay. Choosing to admit a child for inpatient psychiatric care is never easy and it can be an overwhelming decision to make.

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Diversity Spotlight: Nadine A. Chang, PhD

Society of Clinical Psychology

a licensed clinical psychologist and advocate for Asian American mental health in the state of New York. in clinical and school psychology at Hofstra University. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Chang earned her B.A.


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Guest Post: Interview with Author of Breakdown: A Clinician’s Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry

Bipolar Bandit

I’m in my 14 th year as a mobile emergency psychiatric social worker. Although most mobile psychiatric emergency cases have involved mentally high functioning patients, I’ve been most invigorated from helping the most impaired patients, usually suffering from psychosis. I can authorize involuntary transfers of patients to hospitals.

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Alumni Spotlight: Sevasti Galanis

University of Connecticut

Name : Sevasti Galanis, '19 MSW Profession/Field : Forensic Social Work Bio and Key Accomplishments : Seva works full-time for the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services at Whiting Forensic Hospital as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She also works at Turning Leaves Counseling as a psychotherapist part-time.

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Resources to Know During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2023

My Brains Not Broken

Knowing where a local clinic, mental health facility or psychiatric unit of a hospital could be life-saving, especially when you don’t have to do that research during a crisis. If you’re looking to connect with local resources, I would also research helplines and local facilities in your area.

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International Women’s Day: What’s It Like To Be a US Fellow for MQ?

MQ Mental Health

I already felt moved to push my intervention to better meet the needs of hospitalized teens often overlooked in research, and this call gave me the idea to focus on partnering with youth to do so. But this call, which prioritized patient and public involvement, pushed me towards prioritizing principles of co-design. Over the next 2.5

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American Dreams: What’s It Like To Be An MQ Research Fellow In The USA?

MQ Mental Health

One of the first ever MQ Fellows selected was Dr Joshua Roffman from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital. Indeed, clinical trials conducted by our group showed some degree of benefit, but well below the level needed to substantially improve outcomes. But what is it like to apply and be selected for an MQ fellowship?