Tag: Chicago Lakeshore hospital

Informed Consent, or Lack Thereof in My Psychiatric Experience

After telling my psychotherapist about my medication-fueled suicidal ideation, he said, “You have two options. We can do this either voluntarily or involuntarily.” Aghast and shaken, but assuming everyone in the medical system had my best interests at heart, I reluctantly agreed to go to the hospital without any protest.

Chicago Psych. Hospital to Lose Funding Over Safety, Abuse of Kids...

From ProPublica: The move raises questions about the future of the hospital and of the hundreds of children in state care who are kept there.