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National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Minorities in America share the same mental health concerns as the majority

07-11   National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Minorities in America share the same mental health concerns as the majority

Despite tremendous progress made over the years, instances of racism still continue to impact the mental health of African-Americans in a significant way. Although negative stereotypes and attitudes of rejection have decreased considerably over the years, sporadic occurrences resulting in significant adverse consequences continue to be reported nationwide. According to the Office of Minority Health […]


Is the hospice industry becoming a victim of federal zeal?

07-07   Is the hospice industry becoming a victim of federal zeal?

“Pay now or pay later” has been the modus operandi of federal health care fraud investigators who left no stone unturned during the 1990s and the 2000s to bully health care providers. A team of investigators would simply audit a sample of claims, wherein they would identify 10 to 15 percent billing errors and get […]


Gun ownership and mental illness

02-15   Gun ownership and mental illness

Posted in Advocacy, Mental Health

  Last week’s vote by a majority of House Republicans to overturn legislation passed under President Obama that prevents some individuals with mental illness from owning guns marks an about-face in terms of position many lawmakers expressed five years earlier. SSA, NRA and Section 12 The legislation in question is a Social Security Administration (SSA) […]


The global need to fight mental illness stigma

02-08   The global need to fight mental illness stigma

The stigma associated with mental illness undoubtedly impacts the health and well-being of the patient. It increases the negative stereotypes of people, including beliefs and views that individuals with mental illness are dangerous, violent or unpredictable. The stigma is also viewed as one of the most significant challenges affecting their prospect of seeking and gaining […]


Maryland governor to announce legislation to combat opioid crisis

02-04   Maryland governor to announce legislation to combat opioid crisis

In the first nine months of 2016, overdose deaths due to heroin in Maryland were 918, a 72 percent increase compared to the same period in 2015, according to The Washington Post. To combat the continuing opioid epidemic in the state, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that he will support legislation to restrict opioid […]


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