The Long Road Home Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Calderon-Abbo, J. (2008). The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans. Psychiatric Services. 59(3): 304-309.
The author describes the clinical and administrative experiences and lessons learned from providing inpatient care in post-Katrina New Orleans. He covers categories such as the increased demand for programs to treat patients with co-occurring disorders, psychiatrists faced with providing primary care in addition to behavioral healthcare, and staff shortages and staff trauma.