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Entries by Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. from 01/2011

Meeting the Mental Health Challenges of the Elder Boom

| Posted 01.06.2011 | Huffington Post

In these times of cutback in government spending, addressing the mental health needs of older adults may appear to be an unnecessary frill. But failing to address mental health needs will drive costs up in the long run.

The Arizona Killing: Let's Get the Facts Before We Act

| Posted 01.18.2011 | Huffington Post

Sadly, not all terrible events are preventable. And it is far easier to create emotionally satisfying changes in policy than to create changes that will work.

Stunning Numbers of Veterans Suffer Psychological Problems, With No Support

| Posted 01.27.2011 | Huffington Post

Our nation faces a formidable challenge to meet the mental health needs of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and their families.