Category Archives: Democracy NOW

Interview with Forensic Psychiatrist, Dr. Bandy Lee about DUTY TO WARN Movement & President Trump

In this 2-part interview with investigative reporter, Amy Goodman of Democracy NOW, Dr. Lee explains mental health concerns, serious ones, regarding President Donald Trump. Each video is about 20 minutes and I highly recommend both to consumers and healthcare professionals.  … Continue reading

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Homelessness: A 3-Part Series on Facing Deeper Questions about this Complex & Global Issue-Introduction

By Lori Austin, LCSW Recently I decided to raise money for a charity I have passion for, Back on My Feet.  This organization utilizes my favorite sport of running to motivate members who struggle with homelessness to motivate  themselves to … Continue reading

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Effective Communication Calls Upon Us to Share Power….Hmmmmmm, maybe that’s why it is so hard?

As an applied improv teacher, nurse, woman, mother, sister, and friend, I think a lot about communication!  I study the impact it has on outcomes in healthcare such as patient safety, patient experience, morale, and utilization of resources.  I reflect … Continue reading

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