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Buying a Gun is Easier than Getting Mental Health Care

As a mental health care professional, I am passionate about my profession and what it can do to help people not only in crisis but in preventing a crisis. Since the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, I am horrified by the state of our current mental health care system and am reminded there are many Adam Lanza’s among us not being treated.[…] Continue reading

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Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for elderly parents also can threaten the emotional health of caregivers and their families. Being the “parent of your parent” can unlock your family’s hidden dysfunctions — “You were always Mom’s favorite!” — and reopen old sibling rivalries and conflicts: “You’re trying to kill our father!” […] Continue reading

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