“If Narcan doesn’t work, give more” and other myths about naloxone use

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If you are giving naloxone (Narcan) to a patient who is experiencing an apparent opioid overdose and it doesn’t seem to be working, should you give more? Not necessarily, according to Kelly Ramsey, MD, MPH, chief of medical services at the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports in Albany. Adding a second … Read more

Mental Illness ‘Doesn’t Have to Get to You – New Hampshire Bulletin

Mental Illness 'Doesn't Have to Get to You - New Hampshire Bulletin

As Lisa Barndollar was leaving a receptionist job five years ago, she asked her boss of a year and a half if he would hire her if he knew Barndollar had a mental illness. The woman said no. That conversation could have sent Barndollar, 59, in either direction towards darkness or light. She chose the … Read more