Chaplaincy in mental health treatment

Peter Devenish-Meares

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Abstract

One day when I was visiting an external mental health treatment facility, an in-patient said to me 'Padre, I am tired of taking so many tablets. I want to talk; I want to you as a padre'. This anecdote is real and poignant. It points to and underscores the challenges around building a truly holistic regime of mental health-related treatments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-50
Number of pages7
JournalAustralian Defence Force Journal: journal of the Australian profession of arms
Issue number195
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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