BC War Veteran With PTSD Sues Psychiatric Nurse After Sex, Plans To Marry: Writ

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Links to the Breadcrumb trail Local news Craig Dolan was being treated as an inpatient for combat-induced PTSD and subsequent heroin and cocaine addiction. Published on 04 July 2023 Last updated 1 day ago 3 minute read A war veteran with PTSD who is suing his psychiatric nurse and his former employer for sexual acts, … Read more

This should be a wake-up call: Shut down the South Bay Inpatient Psychiatric Care Unit

This should be a wake-up call: Shut down the South Bay Inpatient Psychiatric Care Unit

Good Samaritan Hospital will close the inpatient psychiatric facility on its Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos in August. Santa Clara County has approximately 211 inpatient psychiatric beds, a number that experts say is alarmingly low even without the loss of Mission Oaks 18. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) Alexis Crase calls Mission Oaks her … Read more

From the pages of Psychiatric Times: June 2023

From the pages of Psychiatric Times: June 2023

In the June issue of Psychiatric times, we’ve worked with experts from several psychiatric areas to bring you thoughtful articles on a wide variety of psychiatric topics, from neuromodulation for eating disorders to adolescent ethics education on mental health care in the age of social media. Here are some highlights of the matter. Conversations with … Read more

Reframe psychiatric history with service user activist accounts

In telling the story of mental health treatment and psychosis, the dominant voices often belong to academics and professional experts, marginalizing the perspectives of service users with lived experience of psychosis and mental health services. This omission obscures the long and rich history of user-driven social movements that courageously challenged psychiatric authority for decades. In … Read more