We have met the enemy and he is us.

SAMHSA Remains Committed to the Nation’s Mental Health [no author cited] Tuesday, September 29, 2020 SAMHSA stands by its commitment to fostering and protecting the mental health of all Americans. It is vastly disappointing that the mere reference to mental health is seen as a political ploy by members of the media and even other…

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Everyone’s got a podcast.

EXCLUSIVE Top health official echoes Trump’s Covid-19 views, drawing accusations of politicizing U.S. mental health agency By ALISON INSINGER SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 Reopen the schools, diminish the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic, and the economy comes first. President Trump and White House aides have been pushing these views for months. Now a top public health official…

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Physician, heal thyself.

Reopen schools and let parents decide how to educate their children in the COVID pandemic Children can be harmed by lack of education, nutrition and mental health care. We cannot ignore the casualties of all other conditions to contain COVID. Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz Opinion contributor

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Apples and Oranges

Walmart Was Almost Charged Criminally Over Opioids. Even as company pharmacists protested, Walmart kept filling suspicious prescriptions, stoking the country’s opioid epidemic. https://www.propublica.org/article/walmart-was-almost-charged-criminally-over-opioids-trump-appointees-killed-the-indictment U.S. indicts Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and allies The Trump administration is ramping up its pressure campaign against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by releasing a criminal indictment charging him with drug trafficking…

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