Suicide: A Symptom of Global Spiritual Malaise?

Recently my cousin wrote a brave letter to her local newspaper in response to two suicides that affected her children. Her message picked up a lot of attention because it addresses mental health issues with great open-heartedness and honesty. I felt … Continue reading

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The Problem Isn’t Neural, It’s Spiritual

“You’re taking a lot of garbage.” Those words, spoken to me by a psychiatrist newly evaluating my case, changed my life. At the time I was on two antidepressants, two mood stabilizers, and an atypical antipsychotic. I had also been … Continue reading

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Three Points

On this coming Saturday, the 27th of February, I am scheduled to give my first presentation about mental health. The talk will only last fifteen minutes, so it’s not a big deal, but the location and timing are unusual. The … Continue reading

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“Let ’em jump”

** In an email, a reader suggested I take up the subject of the murderous army psychiatrist in Texas. I had not paid much attention to the awful tragedy; I find it helps me little to follow such events. In … Continue reading

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