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Enhancing psychological safety in mental health services.

Hunt DF, Bailey J, Lennox BR, et al. Enhancing psychological safety in mental health services. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2021;15(1):33. doi: 10.1186/s13033-021-00439-1.

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June 9, 2021
Hunt DF, Bailey J, Lennox BR, et al. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2021;15(1):33.

Psychological safety has been widely studied in a variety of settings, clinical areas, and patient outcomes. This commentary lays out the benefits of safety culture and how it can be implemented organization-wide, with a particular focus on mental health organizations. Specific interventions are discussed, including family involvement, leadership communication, and simulation.