Tag Archives: Choice
Are appointments compulsory? For example, how would a situation be dealt with if someone was suffering from psychosis and perhaps didn’t know they were unwell and didn’t want to be treated?
Would I be told about the different types of therapy available? Would the therapist decide which one to use? Would I be given a choice over what I thought might be helpful for me?
If I am prescribed medication, will I be able to have a say as to what type of medication this is?
What happens if the young person and worker disagree as to the use of medication to help support difficulties in CAMHS? What if options aren’t available?
If I become so unwell that I might need to go in as an inpatient will I have a choice over this?
Is a diagnosis useful? What are some of the reasons someone may want to have or not have a diagnosis?
What happens if someone disagrees with their diagnosis, if they have one? Is this a problem? Is diagnosis useful?
Do I always have medication prescribed for me if I have a diagnosis? Is this the most helpful thing for me?
Does any diagnosis that I have go onto my medical record? What kind of information is recorded?
If someone is diagnosed with a mental health condition, who would they have to tell? Do parents always have to be told?