I’d rather die than go back to hospital’: why we need a non-medical crisis house in every town

Cooke, A. (2015) I’d rather die than go back to hospital’: why we need a non-medical crisis house in every town. Mad In America.

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Abstract

Drayton Park women’s crisis house in North London offers an alternative to hospital admission for women experiencing mental health crises. It was Shirley McNicholas’ vision that brought it into existence and she has been leading the service since it opened. As it approaches its twentieth anniversary in December, she talks to Anne Cooke.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > RA0790 Mental health services. Mental illness prevention
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology > Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology
Depositing User: Anne Cooke
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2017 14:47
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2017 12:11
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/15405

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