Monthly Archives: May 2013

CPEP, Again


Fred commented on How to Complain: About CPEP I also have a complaint about stony brook. I was having some anxiety issues, issues that I was assuming were anxiety issuses. I went to the e.r. To get some idea of why … Continue reading

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An Unsolicited Testimonial


caputo commented on Complaint against Roger Levine, M.D. I just wanted to say that I have come to the realization that St Joe’s is the worst psychiatric hospital in the world. When my husband spent Dec 2012 and Jan 2013 on … Continue reading

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The Discharge Non-Plan (Part I)


I wake in the pre-dawn darkness.  It is spring.  The windows are open and the birdsong is heard.  I dread this day, as I now dread all days. In the hospital I was on total bed rest.  Staff emptied my … Continue reading

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Instant Sanka Made with Tap Water is not Coffee


R. N. Katy is one of the badies.  She has been working nights here for about two decades.  She had a reputation for being rigid, morally judgmental, and sitting in the nurses’ station reading her bible.  I slept most nights … Continue reading

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The Levine Syndrome


Again, as I lay on the bare mattress, I was asked what I needed.  Again, I asked them to make the bed.  The other girl said, “But you’re in it.”  Amber snapped, “I’m not going to play this game with you!” … Continue reading

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Saturday 20 April, Continued


Last night at 6:20 p.m. I called the nurses’ station and asked when supper would be served.  I was told that it had been served at 6:00 p.m.  When I asked why my tray had not been brought, there was … Continue reading

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Thursday 18 April, Continued


Every time I sleep—nap or nighttime—I wake dreaming of 3-6.  This time I dream I am filled with pus.  I write to get it out of me and into the hands of people who can implement change. Thursday 18 April, continued: … Continue reading

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