Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Patients receiving peer counseling 34 percent less likely repeat admission

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-mental-crisis-peers/peer-support-tied-to-fewer-repeat-mental-health-hospitalizations-idUSKCN1M825V Adults who have been hospitalized for psychiatric problems may be less likely to be readmitted when they get support from other patients who went through similar experiences, a UK study suggests. Researchers followed 441 patients for one year after they were discharged from the hospital. All of them received personal recovery

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Swedish Hospital Opens Worlds First Trauma Centre For Male Rape Victims

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/swedish-hospital-opens-worlds-first-trauma-centre-male-rape-victims-1524500 A hospital in Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, is to offer round-the-clock care for men and boys who have survived sexual assault. Rasmus Jonlund, a press spokesman for the Liberal Party, which led the campaign for the department in the Swedish capital, told The Local: "We are happy that we now can finally

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N-Bomb hits Christchurch

http://i.stuff.co.nz/national/health/72883150/Man-in-20s-critical-after-taking-N-bomb?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter A man is in a critical condition in Christchurch Hospital after taking the potent psychedelic drug "N-bomb". The man, aged in his 20s, was admitted on Wednesday and was still "critical" in the intensive care unit on Saturday. Police said there was a "real concern" about the illegal drug, after five

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