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Integrating Civic Reflection into Mental Health Work

Abby Griffith is a mental health technician -- read her thoughts on incorporating civic reflection into her work.

Jun 10 2013 Becca Bernstein

I've spent the last 13 months working as a mental health technician in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit. In this role, I work with patients living with severe depression, suicidal…

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The Healing Power of Poetry I

The Poetry Ward: a doctor dispenses poems to medical students

Nov 15 2012 Catherine Tufariello
Doctor holding hand of patient
"Dr. Danielle Ofri recounts how she “prescribes” poems for patients and medical students alike."

In July 2012 the Poetry Foundation published two articles on “The Healing Power of Poetry.” In “The Poetry Ward" Dr. Danielle Ofri recounts how she “prescribes” poems for patients…

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