Lucy M Walker, MBPsS, PG Cert CBT (Oxon.)

Preventing your admission to a secure psychiatric hospital

Being admitted to hospital can be a frightening and disorientating experience and if possible NHS and private services would prefer you receive the support you need for your problem in your own home.  

This article has been written to try and help you receive the help you need to avoid being admitted to a psychiatric ward.

Here's how other people have remained in their own homes and their 

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1. Reach out and ask for help
2. If you don't have anyone to ask for support - if you don't have anyone you can ask for support ring the national helplines which can found HERE 

What to do if you do find yourself admitted to a psychaitric ward