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Waiting for Patience, Not Patients

Mental Note Psych Ward is for Waiting for Patience, Not Patients

Consumer: Why is it that no matter where I go I have to WAIT?

Consumer: At the bank, at the store, at the deli, the doctors, I WAIT! I am made to WAIT & WAIT, All The time it’s the Same!

Mental Health Nurse: O.K. here are today’s meds. Sorry about the WAIT?

Consumer: NO, no… I’m sick of having to wait! YOU wait till I’m ready!

Consumer: Hello? Hello? How long do I have to be in HERE??

Mental Health Nurse: You’ll just have to WAIT & WAIT & WAIT!

Door Sign: Lock Down

Title: Mental Note: Psych Ward is for Waiting for Patience, Not Patients


Drawing  this cartoon I was channeling my time I spent in the Crisis Stabilization Unit back in March of 2008. The events of this cartoon reflect a bit of reality since the psych ward had a small room known as a “lockdown” room.

Even though I thought I was very good during my stay I was threatened a few times that I would be sent to the lockdown room. I can look back now and appreciate the time I spent in the hospital. It gave me an opportunity to get back on the road to recovery…  Also, I can still find some humor in it since a lot of things that happened there were pretty funny.  Someday, I’ll share them with you.

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Waiting for Patience, Not Patients


Chato Stewart

Chato Stewart has a mission, to draw and use humor as a positive tool to live, to cope with the debilitating effects symptoms of mental illness. Chato Stewart is a Mental Health Hero and Advocate. Recovery Peer Specialist board-certified in Florida. Chato is the artist behind the cartoons series Mental Health Humor, Over-Medicated, and The Family Stew - seen here in his blog posts. The cartoons are drawn from his personal experience of living with bipolar disorder (and other labels). info@mentalhealthhumor.com


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Stewart, C. (2016). Waiting for Patience, Not Patients. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 16, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor/2011/01/waiting-for-patience-not-patients/

 

Last updated: 9 May 2016
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