Pilot Walk-in Clinic Improves Access to Mental Health Care – Medscape

Read article - Quotes Cornel Stanciu, assistant professor of psychiatry, about new research that shows that changing access to mental healthcare from an appointment-based model to a walk-in model increases and maintains access to care. "Individuals with addictive disorders must be in the right stage of change with sufficient motivation to be able to enter treatment effectively. During the course of addiction, motivation fluctuates and therefore timing is a main determinant in whether someone meaningfully enters treatment and ultimately succeeds," says Stanciu.