Families and friends play a vital role in the care and
support of people with serious mental illness. However, caregivers often complain that treating teams do
not adequately inform them of their loved one’s condition
Imagine that you found yourself arrested in a New South Wales country town; Dubbo, for example. The local constabulary tell you that you are guilty of some offence and that you are now looking at several weeks inside. You ...
Imagine for a moment you ind yourself arrested
in some foreign clime – Queensland, for example.
You are told you have transgressed some northern
law and are looking at several weeks inside. You are
Ryan, C; Large, M; Callaghan, Sascha(AMPCo., 2013)
Patients who present in psychological crisis or after a
suicide attempt are more than 50 times more likely
than the general population to die by suicide in the
following year. They require careful assessment and