Every week I will be reviewing a reputable news article and engaging with it from a mental health professional standpoint. These will be short posts following a three segment model: 1. The News=short synopsis of article 2. The View= My initial impression of the article, and the news impact in the mental health world 3.Continue reading ““The Tripledemic” —Week of 11/27/22”
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Missing, But Not Lost
We are on the cusp of winter and as we usher out this difficult year, I find myself reflecting on those I have lost. I imagine the empty spaces that are left in the homes of those who have passed, the Zoom calls or visits that would be scheduled, the socially-distanced connections. This is aContinue reading “Missing, But Not Lost”
Why See Medical Social Workers?
Medical social workers are a rough and tumble talented crew of people. We learn a majority of our skills on the job, but have a backbone of knowledge in caring for others in different capacities. Below are some reasons why going to a social worker with medical experience is an added bonus. Medical Social Workers areContinue reading “Why See Medical Social Workers?”
On Fatherhood and Grief: What My Four Fathers Taught
“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” -Clarence Budington Kelland I grew up with one father, but received fatherly life lessons from three additional male adults in my life:my godfather, step-father, and father-in-law. These are of whom I speak in this post. As Father’s DayContinue reading “On Fatherhood and Grief: What My Four Fathers Taught”