‘I was in desperate need of help’: a patient’s experience of the mental health beds crisis

Jean tells Community Care about the problems she's had accessing crisis care and the pressure being felt by community teams in her area

Picture credit: Rex (posed by model)

In the clip below, Jean – who has used mental health services for 10 years – tells Community Care about the human impact of the issues raised by our investigation with BBC News into problems accessing mental health crisis care.

 

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Note: Jean not interviewee’s real name. Picture credit: Rex features/Phaney. Thanks to Mind.

 

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