"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
This community is open to anyone involved with the mental health field through either volunteer work or paid work. This community is open to anyone involved with the developmentally disabled through either volunteer work or paid work.
This is a free space for people who would like to rant, rave, vent or receive feedback regarding their work. Optimally, this community is a safe haven to discuss the joys and difficulties surrounding work in compassionate arenas such as psychiatric wards and hospitals, residential homes, private homes, research laboratories, and everything inbetween. This community is open to anyone from direct caregivers to psychologists and psychiatrists.
Because we work with human beings, all posts should be made "friends only" for privacy reasons. Anyone posting about specific incidences should remain cognizant of all HIPAA laws and refrain from using the names of anyone involved.