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May 7, 2018

Cloud 911 is Making a Difference Yes

Our Cloud 911 family – family in the professional, I-love-working-with-these-people-sense – is made up of people living with private pain:…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, Healthcare, News, Public Safety, Technology
March 6, 2018

A Doctor’s Education in Opioid Addiction

With a brassy laugh and penchant for bringing her granddaughter to appointments, Ms. L had been a memorable patient for…

Be The Difference, Healthcare, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use
February 12, 2018

The Cost of Ignoring Our Doctors’ Mental Health

Five years ago, family physician Pamela Wible began compiling a list of doctors who have completed suicide. Since then, she…

Healthcare, News, Suicide, Workplace
November 27, 2017

Mental Health Emergencies Happen. Learn How to Help. Yes

Millions of people every year take a CPR or first aid class to learn how to recognize and care for…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, Healthcare, News
November 15, 2017

Turning Accessibility into Improved Care

It was about 8:45 p.m. on a slow weeknight in early 2011. We were ready to close the pharmacy down…

Guest Commentary, Healthcare, News
November 13, 2017

Bridging the Civilian-Military Divide: Veteran and Military Mental Health

The idea that military-connected individuals and civilians cannot understand one another, often referred to as the civilian-military divide, is one…

Guest Commentary, Healthcare, News, Veterans
July 7, 2017

Mental Health Matters for Doctors, Too

Rodolfo Silva was prepared to handle death – at least he thought he was. During his first year as a…

Be The Difference, Healthcare, News
July 5, 2017

Words Matter: Changing the Language of Addiction

Did you know that the word “addict” cannot be found in the most recent edition of the standard AP Stylebook?…

Healthcare, News, Substance Use
June 27, 2017

When Medical Professionals Face Mental Health Issues

After months of what felt like a never-ending downward spiral, Adam Hill found himself deep in the woods, bottle of…

Be The Difference, Depression, Healthcare, News
June 29, 2015

Boost Mental Health Help, Not Cut It

The Connecticut General Assembly is contemplating the fate of a two-year, $40.3 billion budget. Approved on June 3, this budget…

June 29, 2015

Investing In Improving Mental Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in every four American adults has a mental…

May 31, 2015

Mental health care’s exciting future includes integrated care, brain research…

Mental health has long been relegated to the shadows. For centuries, mental illness was poorly understood; those affected by it,…

Healthcare, News