psychiatric hospital

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psychiatric hospital

a health care facility providing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services to clients with behavioral or emotional illnesses.
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Thomas was under supervision at the hospital and waiting to be admitted to the mental health ward," claimed Carol.
She was being kept under observation under the same ruling that kept Britney Spears and Mischa Barton in a mental health ward.
A NEW mental health ward for Kirklees patients has opened as part of a PS12m revamp of facilities for Yorkshire.
There is a misconception people are still treated like that we are trying to change and also show there shouldn't be any shame going onto a mental health ward.
Karen Gaffney, director of Lane County Health & Human Services, sent a chill through the mental health community last week when, speaking at a meeting of the county commissioners, she raised the prospect that PeaceHealth may at some point consider closing the 36-bed acute-care mental health ward at its Sacred Heart Medical Center University District.
The requirement is that I voluntarily admit myself to a Carswell mental health ward and undergo mental treatment, including psychotic drug administration.
And you've spent so much cash you don't even have enough for a cup of tea and a biscuit while you wait for the men in white coats to come and section you to the local mental health ward.
Rice said she had a hard time getting a straight answer from Abraham about whether part of the mental health ward had been closed, and was never told about a ``war room'' where consultants posted lists labeling employees as pro- or anti-union.
AM Millar Mr Jones said the Ms Ockenden's work couldn't start until work was finished to avoid "overlaps" with an ongoing investigation into the mental health ward.
CAMPAIGNERS have reiterated calls for a public inquiry into the whole NHS in the wake of the horrific report about a mental health ward.
THE most shocking findings in the Tawel Fan ward report reviewing Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Denbighshire showed "institutional abuse" at the mental health ward.
My dad was admitted to a mental health ward when he showed signs of aggression, in the later stages of Alzheimer's.

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