Interview with Lynn Nanos, L.I.C.S.W.
If you’ve ever wondered why our loved ones aren’t getting the help they need, Lynn writes about her side of the process in the book Breakdown: A Clinician's Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry.
Stories about her patients open our hearts, and she shares clear and valuable solutions to help fix the problems.
"They died with their rights on” - what’s wrong with that?
How do inpatient units discriminate against those who are most sick?
How can discrimination be curtailed or eliminated?
How common is it for you to evaluate people who are clearly sick enough to be in the hospital, but there aren’t enough markers to warrant hospitalization?
The law only cares about what is “imminent.” Why?
Psychiatric involuntary transfer and hold laws
The revolving door of cycling in and out of hospitals and jails.
AOT - Assisted Outpatient Treatment
Peer specialists - do they go too far?
The antipsychiatry movement - harmful or helpful?