Many of us are vaccinated but still unsure of what constitutes safe or risky behavior. Others worry about effects of the vaccine and doubt they’ll even…
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Now that many of us have been exposed to seeing doctors and therapists on Zoom, we have to decide if this technology driven delivery of mental healthca…
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45% of all older people who commit suicide visit their primary care physician within one month of their death. While the suicide rate increases with ag…
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No one can blow through money quite like a person in a manic episode. I’ve flown across the country to buy an expensive piece of art. I’ve pulled into …
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Cannabis. People say it calms them down, helps them sleep and soothes their pain, both emotional and physical. Well, so does the glass of wine I drink …
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Here’s the latest from Practicing Mental Illness: Lasts week’s release of the Centers for Disease Control’s ominously named Morbidity and Mortality Wee…
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Since I wrote my last newsletter there have been two mass shootings in the United States. This is heart wrenching, and our attention and prayers must b…
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Here’s the latest from Practicing Mental Illness: There were cops combing the neighborhood and all the kids were rushed inside. We had to tell her some…
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Here’s the latest from Practicing Mental Illness: Rates of burnout, as with rates of every other mental health challenge during this Covid crisis, are …
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Here’s the latest from Practicing Mental Illness: Mood disorders pose unique challenges for people over 40. Issues with family and work can affect the …
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Here’s the latest from Practicing Mental Illness: Very few people with bipolar disorder get much physical activity. 78% are reported to lead sedentary …
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I had a wonderful conversation with Romina Muhametaj on her podcast “Coffee with Romina.” With rates of anxiety at troubling levels, we discussed how w…
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