May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Think Lime!

OK, so I just found out May is Mental Health Awareness Month. How does a psychiatrist not know that? Hey, the Geezer gets with the program. Lime is the color of the month. It’s a great both/and issue because this month and every month we can promote mental health awareness by thinking of ways to highlight sustain and enhance mental health while supporting […]

A Few Bad Apples…

A recent AMA MorningRounds item reminded me of a new mandate by the Iowa Board of Medicine (IBM). The item is about a New York study which found “that in 2010 about 15 percent of physicians prescribing medications in the city were responsible for over 80 percent of prescriptions for opioid painkillers, while about 31 […]