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Member Voices: Be Wary of Mental Health ‘Experts’ on Social Media

Social Work Blog

I see the devastating effects of this crisis in our community, emergency departments, and substance-use treatment centers through my roles as an emergency psychiatric and addiction Clinical Social Worker. Dial 988 on your phone to get free and confidential support services. Originally published in The Dorchester Reporter.

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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. Court order is vastly preferred because of the black robe effect.


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What to expect when seeing a clinical psychologist

Lawson Psychology

After the initial introductions, your psychologist will talk briefly about confidentiality. Many people already know that the conversations you have with your psychologist during your appointments are private and confidential. You may also be asked about your developmental history (i.e.

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Crime prevention starts with protecting children

Stop Abuse Campaign

According to one study , 12 percent of adult psychiatric patients receiving treatment in the San Diego County health system had prior incarcerations. Answer these ten confidential questions developed with the CDC and understand your warning signs. Do you know your score? Childhood Trauma Affects Your Future Health. Melanie Blow.