October 10th is World Mental Health Day Have you ever wondered if we sometimes make things worse for patient with mental health problems coming to the ED? Stigma in the general hospital setting is reported by patients to result in devaluation, social control, avoidance, rejection and failure to act. Perry et al. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32388323/ Careless talk […]
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Guest blog – mental health in EDs
10 October 2017 – Today is World Mental Health Day so RCEM has chosen Mental Health as the theme of day two of our jubilee celebration week.
Those of us working in Emergency Medicine are all too familiar with the effects that poor mental health have on our patients.