Normalising the Experience for Young People 

While young people wanted more activities to keep them busy, chatting with staff about normal, everyday subjects was seen as very important. An inpatient stay is not a usual part of development, so many staff acknowledged the importance of normalising the experience for young people. Some young people found a constant focus on ‘mental health’ detrimental, and wanted their treatment and care to be integrated into the context of their lives.

Source: Where Next by YoungMinds

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