No Verizon: all our thanks is not enough

I’m watching the super bowl and as always, enjoying the ads. I appreciate the spirit behind Verizon’s salute to our first responders. There is, however, an untold story that needs to fully surface and the reasons why the story stays buried need to be explored. Research has increasingly shown off the charts rates of PTSD, […]

The lies of Medicaid expansion as told by LePage

The people of Maine have spoken. Much to our governor’s displeasure, we approved Medicaid expansion. Now our president is facilitating discriminatory policies pertaining to Medicaid eligibility and LePage is excitedly refueling the myth that the uninsured are largely “able-bodied” folks who choose not to seek employment. I marvel anew at that term, Governor. As an […]

Going through hell with the appropriate labels 

The terminology of psychology and addiction is ever changing and typically constitutes little more than a series of labels. Professionals like labels. They’re powerful things that allow us to bill insurance companies. Moreover, they imply we have great expertise and know exactly what we’re doing. Anyone in the know, however, can tell you we’re making […]