Apollo’s Minion has moved from this WordPress-hosted website http://www.docrainadotcom.wordpress.com to http://www.docraina.com. I will continue to cross-post posts on this site through July 7, 2018 after which…
The war on drugs is often, in reality, a war on people addicted to drugs. It is particularly destructive when it targets people in MAT for addiction.
A fictionalized conversation about the arguing for more outpatient mental health resources instead of more inpatient ones. Third of a 3-part series.
A fictionalized version of conversations in which I argued for reduction in psychiatric beds at a state hospital. Second of a 3-part series.
Digging deeper into the CDC report regarding suicides, I find that the factors that appear to be significantly correlated with suicides today are the same as I was taught on the first day of my psychiatry residency training – male gender, access to firearms and current substance use.
A fictionalized conversation about the implications of seeking and successfully getting a Critical Access Hospital designation. It saves the hospital but forces bed reductions. First of a 3-part series.
The beginning of history of modern China is marked by the US supporting the British in forcing China to allow the unfettered sale of opium. Ironically, now we seek to stop the flow of illegal synthetic opioids from China.