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Join me on the radio Nov 5th at 2pm ET

join me on my radio interview with Patricia Raskin on this Monday Nov 5, 2018 at 2pm ET, or on an app or on YouTube!   VoiceAmerica – The Variety Channel LIVE on November 5th at 2:00PM ET/11:00AMPT Rebroadcast Monday November 5th at 3:00PMET/noon PT Voice America – Health and Wellness Channel The Leading Network for Original Live Internet Talk Radio. VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network is the leading producer, distributor, and online broadcaster of original live[…]

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Cancer is Scary, Depression is Harder

Breast cancer is scary, but having depression is, or can be, much harder to deal with.  This I know firsthand.  While that is my personal experience, I’ve also heard it from other people.  The reasons for this difference are many. Breast cancer has always been disfiguring and frightening, with fewer good outcomes in the past than there are now.  Treatment options are better today and it’s no longer a guaranteed fatal illness.  (ten year survival[…]

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Do You Feel Like Your Hands are Tied? More Thoughts on Helping Someone Who Refuses Treatment

A few years ago I posted a blog on how you might help someone who refuses mental health treatment (October, 2016).  It seemed to resonate with many readers at the time.  I am again prompted to write because someone recently asked me how to help their 19 yo son who is reluctant to seek professional care for depression.  Being the parent of someone over age 18 who is free to make his own decisions is[…]

Posted in For Caretakers, My Thoughts | Leave a comment

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