June 5, 2018

Hundreds of Illinois Children Languish in Psychiatric Hospitals After They’re Cleared for Release

(ProPublica) – These unnecessary hospitalizations are another failure for a state system that has frequently fallen short in its charge to care for Illinois’ most vulnerable children, who suffer from conditions such as severe depression or bipolar disorder. Though statistics … Read More

May 10, 2018

Listless and Lonely in Puerto Rico, Some Older Storm Survivors Consider Suicide

(Kaiser Health News) – Indeed, the overall suicide rate in Puerto Rico increased 29 percent in 2017, with a significant jump after Hurricane Maria, the Puerto Rico Department of Public Health reports, and that anguish is continuing. Gregorio’s descent from heartbroken but determined … Read More

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