Welcome back.  If you haven’t had a chance to view last week’s blog on Suicide, please take a moment and do so.  It will set the tone for this month-long series ahead of us.  Click here for last week’s blog. For many, the holiday season is anything but happy.  It mayContinue Reading

The opioid ‘epidemic’ is not really an epidemic at all.  It is an unfortunate, but predictable outcome.  At the turn of the century, the cry was to make pain the 5th vital sign and JCAHO released pain standards to be used after much public outcry and a national desire toContinue Reading