"Dear Parent, Your Child Has Had a Psychotic Break" - An Opinion Piece

Check out this opinion piece from the New York Times! Marcia Morris, a psychiatrist at the University of Florida's Counseling and Wellness Center, speaks from the other side and details the complexities of working with students in an already stressful environment. Morris' revealing accounts poises us to start thinking about the mental health resources on our own campus, particularly CAMHS.

"Of course I will meet with him. But I am frustrated. He should be home, or in some sort of housing where daily support is provided, or in an intensive outpatient program. There should be an array of intermediate-level treatment measures after the patient leaves the hospital, for which insurance companies should provide reimbursement. Jacob needs more help than he will get as a college student living on campus. But options are limited."

You can find the full article via this link: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/09/22/dear-parent-your-child-has-had-a-psychotic-break/?_r=0

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