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May 10, 2016
Let’s talk about stigma and psychiatry.
You’ve heard all this before. We never seem to stop, you’re thinking, with our worried hand-wringing about the pernicious and dangerous biases that relentlessly dog psychiatric illness and especially those who suffer from psychiatry syndromes.View More...
October 9, 2015
Tomorrow (October 10th) is World Mental Health Day.
I often find these kinds of distinctions a bit troublesome.View More...
July 28, 2015
Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
How busy are psychiatric emergency rooms?
Listen to the podcast above.
Psychiatric emergency rooms are busier than you can imagine—unless you’ve been stuck in one.Podcasts View More...
May 7, 2015
Today, May 7, 2015, we celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
I say “celebrate” because we all need to rejoice in a child’s mental health.
We also need to be aware that no individual or family is untouched by mental illness. Despite ongoing and pervasive stigma, the facts speak for themselves.View More...
March 20, 2015
I’m going to try to describe how hard it is for families to navigate the mental health care system in the United States. In fact, even the term “system” is problematic here.
“System” implies a functional set of predictable circumstances that help to guide us through complex processes.View More...