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What Geography, Industry and Law have to do with Antidepressants (Part I)


Robert R. and I are having a disagreement about psychiatric medications, i.e., drugs.  He thinks they are pretty good and I think they are terrible.  We are having this discussion via the miracle of social networking via the Internet, which … Continue reading

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How to Complain: PAIMI and the MHLS


So, for starters, agencies that have PAIMI (Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness) should change their policy so that anyone can refer a mentally ill person for protection.  The lawyer can take the information from anyone, then go find the mentally … Continue reading

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An Activist’s Creed


I believe that doing something is better than doing nothing.             When a bus is stuck and blocking traffic, I call 911 and ask for police to direct traffic.  When a spare tire is in the middle of the Rt. 81 … Continue reading

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