Mental Health and Gun Violence

This post was originally written for Mental Health America of Kentucky. The subject of mental health and gun control is in the news yet again, this time mercifully not in response to another mass shooting. On Thursday, by a vote of 235-180, the House of Representatives overturned, through the use of the Congressional Review Act, … Continue reading Mental Health and Gun Violence


The ACA Repeal and Mental Health

From MHA of Kentucky: Very early Thursday morning the Senate passed a budget resolution to draft a repeal bill, the first step in the process that the GOP is planning to use to repeal the Affordable Care Act. While breathless reporting has declared this to be a vote by the Senate to repeal the ACA, … Continue reading The ACA Repeal and Mental Health

Wading Into the Murky Waters of Politics Part 2

This election season has been atrocious when it comes to stigmatizing and ableist language in public political discourse. The Trump campaign has made insinuations about Hillary Clinton’s health, mental and physical, but more insidiously liberals have constantly felt free to publicly speculate about Donald Trump’s mental health. Donald Trump is crazy, they say. He’s a … Continue reading Wading Into the Murky Waters of Politics Part 2