Our stories, and our experiences, matter. They are needed to help improve things for others. Here is yet another example.
“One of those patients was his own son, who was also diagnosed with bipolar disorder. When his son went to Sunnybrook for treatment, Reid realized that his own experiences could be invaluable in establishing better protocols and supporting the families of new patients.
“[It] helps to bring the voice of patients and families to any decisions that are being made about the care of patients” says Reid.”