My mom was referred by a licensed psychiatric professional to a hospital (via 1013 legal mandate) on Wednesday, July 9, 2019. Two days later on Friday, July 11 the hospital said they were discharging her. When I protested, they said my mom had been evaluated by two different psychiatrists and no longer met criteria. They did not complete the bloodwork I requested to make sure her medication levels were where they were supposed to be. And at first they said they wouldn’t give her her antipsychotic injection either, but the community case manager and psychiatric representative insisted on it. So…

Nic Rateau

Writer, traveler, brand builder, connector, dreamer, classic car lover, caregiver for mentally ill mother …

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