Posted on June 23, 2015 by Webtypo
This June 17, 2015 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about the ongoing controversy surrounding Rep. Tim Murphy’s reformed, mental health reform bill.
Filed under: Federal, Inpatient, Involuntary, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Outpatient, Politics, Proposed bills, Records, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: mental health reform, mental health reform bill, Murphy's Law, Murphy's Proposed mental health law, Rep. Tim Murphy | Comments Off on “Murphy’s bill to overhaul mental health system stirs debate”
Posted on February 16, 2015 by Webtypo
This February 15, 2015 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about the frustration face by many genealogists who try to trace the lives of family members who have been dead for may years, but spent time in a state hospital or other mental health treatment facility.
Filed under: Cemeteries, history, Inpatient, Mental Health, Misc., Pennsylvania, Records, Research, State Hospital, Treatment and Support | Tagged: family history, family members who are mentally ill, family tree, genealogist, genealogists, genealogy, genealogy of the mentally ill, mental health records | Comments Off on “Vanished mental-health archives stymie genealogists”
Posted on October 26, 2014 by Webtypo
This October 21, 2014 More than Borderline blog post on the Healthy Place website raises an interesting question about whether or not a psychiatric patient has the same rights to view their files as someone with a medical condition does. The post doesn’t go in-depth, but it is something I’ve wondered about myself from time to time, so I thought I would share the questions and concerns raised in the post I linked to.
Filed under: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Physical Health, Records, Whole health | Tagged: mental health patient records, mental health records, patient access to own records, patient files, patient records | Comments Off on “Should Psychiatric Patients Have the Right to See Their Files?”