Tag Archives: mental health

Treating patients with opioid disorders is not just about treating addiction. Here’s why

Posted on STAT By MEGAN THIELKING JUNE 19, 2017 DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Patients with opioid use disorder are much more likely than the general population to have a host of other health conditions, including hepatitis C, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety. … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, AHCA, Health Care, Opioid, Trump, trumpcare | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Zeldin’s “War on drugs” ineffective

This letter appeared today March 1st in the East Hampton Press on page A7 Rep. Lee Zeldin writes about his health care goals in the Riverhead Local: “… here in Suffolk County, our communities and families have been severely impacted … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Mental Health and the ACA

Those of us with experience, either as patients or health care providers, in the field of mental health may wonder what the ACA provides towards better mental health.  Truly, sometimes I wonder at the sorry state of this branch of … Continue reading

Posted in ACA, Health Care | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment