Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

How to Support Someone During a Psychiatric Hospitalization


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If someone you care about has been hospitalized related to a mental health condition, you may have found this situation confusing and overwhelming, and you may have felt you weren’t well-equipped to handle it. This can be even more stressful if it’s the first time you’ve ever faced this challenge.

I’ve worked for many years with patients and their families in psychiatric hospitals and I’ve found several tips and strategies that can make this difficult time perhaps just a little bit more manageable. Let’s review a few of these.

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