Racism, Policing, and COVID-19 Disparities: We Need Action!August 20th 2020
This moment in history cannot be lost. When you ask us if we are okay, be prepared to hear us say we are not . . . and never have been. Then be prepared to do more.
Minefields and Med-Checks: Getting to the Right QuestionsAugust 6th 2020
Sometimes our best intentions lead us down the wrong road. By reconsidering a few seemingly harmless questions, this psychiatrist was able to make the most of his medication-check visits with his patients.
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness—In Spite of the PandemicAugust 4th 2020
Psychological liberty has been constricted as rates of virtually all mental disorders and subclinical problems like racism have been rising in recent years and during the pandemic. But it's not too late.
Psychological and Spiritual Reflections on the COVID-19 PandemicJuly 23rd 2020
For some patients, quarantine and isolation may generate feelings of uncertainty. It is important to use accurate terminology, since the words we use and how we think shape our being and responses.
Racism, Policing, and COVID-19: How Do We Justify Racial Disparities in 2020?July 15th 2020
Psychiatrists are in a unique position to actively address the collective trauma caused by rampant and persistent race-based disparities in health care and police violence.