The Ins and Outs of Inpatient Admission

What happens if a patient is too ill to manage at home?

Susan J. Noonan, MD, MPH, talks about the lead up to, and the process of inpatient care.

Dr Noonan is a physician consultant and Certified Peer Specialist in the Department of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the author of four books and a blog on managing depression, most recently Helping Others With Depression: Words to Say, Things to Do (December 2020). Dr Noonan offers peer counseling to fellow patients, including physicians and other professionals, and can be confidentially reached through her website at https://susannoonanmd.com.