As a tertiary intervention John decided to go back to taking his medication for depression and is going to a weekly AA meeting at the local community centre. John is learning healthy coping mechanisms and engaging in socialization.
See you next week! I feel like this support and community integration will help me!
References Austin, W., & Boyd, M. (2015). Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Institute for Work and Health (n.d.). Primary, secondary, and tertiaryprevention. Retrieved from ww.iwh.on.ca/what-researchers-mean-by/ primary-secondary-and-teriary-prevention