This is, in fact true. I think about many of them on a regular basis to this day. I often wonder where they are now and what they are doing.

I’ve been working on a story of five who stand out the most to me. It’s been a slow process as it has dug up emotions I didn’t realize I had at the time.

My husband is always encouraging me to write about my time treating patients in clinics especially because our government’s mental healthcare system is intended to maintain people and not designed to increase their level of function, or the safety of the community.

I could only dream of what it would be like if we were proactive opposed to reactive.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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