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Deborah's Latest Blogs

Jan.20.2014 - 10:31 pm
I believe it’s been two months since I made an entry here. There are several reasons. One is that life happens: there was a vacation, followed immediately by Christmas and New...
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Nov.14.2013 - 9:27 pm
Hoarding Disorder - part 2 Briefly, here are some of the tips I ran across in my reading. You can make early progress without too much distress by grouping things. Start gathering...
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Oct.19.2013 - 9:36 pm
I promised an overview of the “new” DSM 5 disorder, which has just come out from under the umbrella of a mere OCD symptom. There is a connection between them - about 25-30% of...
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Sep.25.2013 - 6:05 pm
First, let me give you the good news: the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has just released a toolkit that explains how the new Health Insurance...
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Comments from Deborah

Jan.31.2013 - 6:00 pm
In response to: Robert’s Rules of Order
...and I really appreciate your caring. Paul was a very gentle man and it seemed so unnecessary. I wish I could have...
Jan.31.2013 - 3:59 pm
In response to: Robert’s Rules of Order
...is there anything you'd like to know (from me) to make it easier to process?   Deborah
Sep.21.2012 - 11:18 pm
In response to: Who’s doing the driving? Part I
Thanks, Sue! I will be sure to check that out.
Jul.20.2011 - 12:26 pm
In response to: Who’s Doing the Driving? Part II
Absolutely. Altered states can be a gift as well as a curse. The chief determinant on how you treat them is : how safe...
Jul.03.2011 - 9:43 pm
In response to: Who’s doing the driving? Part I
One of the interesting things I've discovered with mental illness is that there is not a difference of KIND from the...