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NHS VIDEOS | What is liaison psychiatry? - Health videos - NHS Choices

NHS VIDEOS | What is liaison psychiatry? - Health videos - NHS Choices | Liaison Psychiatry | Scoop.it
Liaison psychiatry aims to bridge the gap between physical and mental healthcare. Find out how this mental health service works.
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Integration: the future of liaison psychiatry

Integration: the future of liaison psychiatry | Liaison Psychiatry | Scoop.it
One trust took radical steps to join up care
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Help for young mental health patients branded 'woeful' | News ...

Help for young mental health patients branded 'woeful' | News ... | Liaison Psychiatry | Scoop.it
Young people with acute mental health problems are suffering from a woeful lack of appropriate provision, a charity has warned.
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'Mental Health Monologues' to shed light on stigmas involving mental illnesses - Daily Californian

'Mental Health Monologues' to shed light on stigmas involving mental illnesses - Daily Californian | Liaison Psychiatry | Scoop.it
“Like fire licking every single cell of me.” “It was such a horrible feeling.” “I hope to live in a world that accepts me.” “I am rebuilding my life.” It is the first rehearsal for the performers of UC Berkeley’s “Mental Health Monologues.” The performers...
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Battling the myths and stereotypes of psychiatry | Troy Media

Battling the myths and stereotypes of psychiatry | Troy Media | Liaison Psychiatry | Scoop.it
Overcoming some of the misconceptions about psychiatry
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As a Liaison Psychiatrist, I feel it is a daily act where I hear an acute hospital colleague either  'misunderstanding' what we as Psychiatrists do and at times the prejudice and myths are greatest from within the medical profession

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Vikram Patel: Mental health for all by involving all

Nearly 450 million people are affected by mental illness worldwide. In wealthy nations, just half receive appropriate care, but in developing countries, clos...
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A life without stigma

A life without stigma | Liaison Psychiatry | Scoop.it
Stigma stops people asking for help and getting the treatment and support they need. It makes it more difficult to find somewhere decent to live, a job, a mortgage, or insurance.

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Julian Buchanan's curator insight, August 1, 2013 9:27 PM

I think discrimination, stigma, prejudice and hate ruin us, our communities and society.

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Apple's Siri update provides mental health support for those with suicidal thoughts

Apple's Siri update provides mental health support for those with suicidal thoughts | Liaison Psychiatry | Scoop.it
APPLE has made an essential update to its voice activated personal assistant, Siri, to provide mental health services to those in need.

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John Pearce's curator insight, June 20, 2013 1:12 AM

Whilst I'm not sure if Siri would be my preferred confidant if I were feeling depressed or worse, this is a potentially useful addition to the Siri responses albeit that the Beretsky transcript later in the story is not so satisfactory.