Psychiatrist Torie Shatzmiller Sepah MD discusses her experiences as a chief psychiatrist at the California Department of Corrections, and her role in the “Golding Report,” a whistleblower report by Michael Golding MD that alleges improper psychiatric care of inmates. Complete report here: https://www.scribd.com/document/392536943/Dr-Michael-Golding-California-prison-report-on-mental-healthcare
This episode contains brief graphic descriptions of inmate harm as well as physician suicide. If you are having any thoughts of self-harm, please call your physician or the suicide prevention lifeline immediately.
Physicians, medical students, and resident/ fellow physicians may also obtain free and confidential help through the Physician Support Line, a service offered by volunteer psychiatrists 7 days per week. Call: 1 (888) 409-0141 or physiciansupportline.com to learn more.
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