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Depression, burnout and suicide in healthcare workers

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, recognizing one of the greatest tragedies in the world.  Suicide is usually considered an impulsive act in a troubled person who sees no way to change his or her painful circumstances and happens when one’s deep emotional pain or stressor exceeds his ability to cope with that pain.  In 2017 it was reported that 47,173 persons committed suicide in the United States, with 1.4 million suicide attempts.  Overall, suicide[…]

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We need a pit crew

I’d like to share with you a fascinating experience I recently had in attending the third annual Bridging the Divide: Mental Health and Cancer Care Working Summit and Collaborative Symposium on April 11-12, 2019.  We met together as a group of mental health and cancer professionals, patients and family members dedicated to promoting equity in the care of those who have simultaneous cancer and mental illness. Their collaborative efforts are expected to improve the cancer care[…]

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Be a member of your own treatment team!

Treating your depression and bipolar disorder is ideally a joint effort between you and your doctor(s) that often involves both medication and talk therapy. Decisions made in partnership with your treatment providers are called “shared decision making.” It is the model of patient centered care, a process where the clinician and you as the patient work together to make decisions, select diagnostic tests, treatments and care plans based on clinical evidence while balancing the risks[…]

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