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'Recognise the vital role of mental health services'


someone close sought advise - son been brought home following an attempt on his life- had been doing ok now feel crappy-- the parents are natrally worried want to get him help before another A&E visit.. oh i say ring the crisis team-- the one i used to work with!!! answer was-- this isnt he address- we cant do anything tonight, ill find you the number of the wellbeing service 150 miles away- you can ring them in the morning!!! thankfully he reached the morning, what sort of service is that- what is happening i can remember many a night just chatting on the phone diverting the crisis-- do crisis teams not do this anymore- our only other option was to go to A&E and be seen there-- no wonder they are stretched to the limits. we need to get back to grass routes-- prevent the admissions first but then there are no beds left for admissions. we need to call on the government to do a review of what servces there are out there for mental health bet its hard to find

Posted date

27 August, 2014

Posted time

3:32 pm