Daily Archives: September 5, 2012


An Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse, new study reports

This is from the San Jose Mercury News… A study released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org in March showed that 10 percent of American adults, ages 18 and over, consider themselves in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse. The organization’s … Continue reading


A Father (of a homeless, schizophrenic son) and Former Legislator Realizes the Mistakes Made on Behalf of the Mentally Ill

This is an enlightening and touching story by Paul Gionfriddo – written from the point of view of a father who became a mental health policy expert — that I highly recommend to anyone concerned about how we treat mental … Continue reading