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Mental hospitals at work

Jones, Kathleen

Mental hospitals at work

by Jones, Kathleen

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul, Humanities Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatric hospitals

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kathleen Jones and Roy Sidebotham.
    SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction
    ContributionsSidebotham, Roy, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC439 .J6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 210, 13 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5847276M
    LC Control Number62006282
    OCLC/WorldCa323414

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    This workbook was produced as part of our work on issues relating to the mental health of adults of working age. This programme is entitled Strategies for Living and aims to promote and encourage the development of user/survivor empowerment through research, evaluation and information gathering. I'm 30, F, and work in a state hospital in California and have for the past 5 years. I've also worked in other group homes, step down programs,and summer camp like environments for all kinds of populations ranging from autistic kids to hospice care for the dying.

      Here's a look at the books mental health professionals recommend, with some background on the work and how it might help with depression. “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy,” by Dr. David Burns. As a member of the board of trustees of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (N.A.M.I.), Essex County chapter, I along with my colleagues advocated about ten years or so ago for the improvements at Overbrook and, finally, for the closing of the outmoded Victorian facility and the building of a state of the art, modern psychiatric hospital on.


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