|Posted on February 16, 2012 at 9:40 PM|
Just a quick one today to keep everyone updated.
First of all, a link to a fabulous insider perspective on navagating the mental health system by laketothelight. Wow, super comprehensive and very helpful.
Some fabulous news; ACON are now running educational sessions "Snakes and Ladders" of a Tuesday afternoon for anyone who would like to learn more about, or has experienced issues with, both mental health and alcohol and other drugs.
Lastly, we have listened to your feedback and have updated our intake and assessment forms! There is now an "own definition" section on your initial intake form for both gender and biological sex, and the "other" tick box has been removed.
A helpful reminder for us as mental health professionals (and as people) that no one should be considered "other" - just different