mental home


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mental home

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mental hospital

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mental institution

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(Psychiatry) a home, hospital, or institution for people who are mentally ill
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mental home - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced personmental home - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
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Zoe says: "I sat sobbing, knowing if I didn't stop, I'd end up in a mental home. I called a therapist I'd been seeing and asked for help."
Zoe said: "I sat sobbing, knowing if I didn't stop, I'd end up in a mental home. I called a therapist I'd been seeing and asked for help."
Regardless of what I was going through in life, from my teens to adulthood, I've always had the gym as my mental home base.
My civilian friends were astonished that I did not receive a pension of some sort and had a job to understand me when I told them that I was quite satisfied, and thankful that I was not blind, that I had my limbs, that I was not horribly disfigured and that I was not an inmate in a mental home like tens of thousands of poor men still are who served in the War.
The mental home has seen as many as 24 deaths in the last 24 weeks.
My final destination was to visit my Aunt Mary, who had spent over 57 years of her life in a mental home for reasons that are tragic.
Also out this week Mental (15) Toni Collette reunites with Muriel's Wedding director PJ Hogan as a nanny hired by the local mayor to look after his four young daughters when he packs their mum off to the mental home for a 'holiday'.
"If you had told me one week ago that I would be training with and playing for the same team as Robin van Persie, I would have sent you to a mental home.
"He said to me - 'O'Shea, if you ever think of getting into management, come see me in my mental home at 75, and I'll tell you not do to it!' But it is something I've thought of.
Stott, in his book Confess Your Sins, quotes the head of a large British mental home: "I could dismiss half my patients tomorrow if they could be assured of forgiveness." Confession leads me to the place with self, neighbour, and ultimately God, where I can cry out with the Psalmist: "Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.
i am living through all this from behind a fence at the mental home

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