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Remembering Jacintha Saldanha: Suicide in the Helping Professions

“In the United States, suicide accounts for about 2 percent of all deaths. Rates are highest for men over 69, but are increasing alarmingly in young people aged 15 to 24.” – American Psychological Association, http://www.apa.org/topics/suicide/index.aspx, retrieved 12/14/12. Jacintha Saldanha committed suicide by hanging last week.  She was a nurse at the King Edward VII’s […]

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Drawing the Line.

If you believe in the right for all people to determine for themselves how, if, when and how often they reproduce, you need to see this campaign from Center for Reproductive Rights:   http://www.drawtheline.org/your-turn/?o=0021874

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Home Base

I have many interests and do lots of different things, so this is my site to promote and learn about all of them.   I’m a nurse in her mid-thirties living in the Boston, MA area.  I’ve been a published writer in fiction and non-fiction and am trying to find my muse again.  I think […]

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