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Archive: January 2015

Asylum or Warehouse?

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Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel has mastered the art of controversy. In a recent piece, Why I Hope to Die at 75, he talks about his plan to eschew regular prostate screenings, colonoscopies, even the flu shot, and to accept only palliative treatment, but not curative treatment for diseases, he may acquire, like emphysema or cancer. The […]

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Suicide Is Not Chosen

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Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

The death rates for eight of the 10 leading causes of death have decreased significantly, but not for the tenth leading cause — suicide. The national suicide rate has increased to 12.6 suicide deaths per 100,000 and for ages 18 to 35 — the prime of one’s life — only unintentional injuries account for more […]

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