Year: 1993 Source: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, v.31,no.9, (September 1993), p.11-13 SIEC No: 19931163

This article is an interview with a clinical specialist in adult mental health nursing who recounts the events surrounding the suicide of a colleague & the process of grappling with the suicide. Summary points: Psychiatric nursing should promote efforts that encourage professionals to seek mental health services when they are needed. If it is okay to have problems, then it is okay to seek help. Feelings should not be denied. “It is important that we heed the advice we often give our patients.”