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In honor of Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month: Unconventional and Intersectional

The world is put back by the death of everyone who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality. – Florence Nightingale One hallmark of nursing school is learning of The Lady With the Lamp, the nurturing woman who, during the Crimean War, despite her exalted social status, spent her life tending to sick soldiers, urging...

What Are the Signs of Opioid Addiction?

In the United States, opioid addiction is a serious issue facing many families. Some of these opioids are not commonly associated with "street drugs." Instead, doctors are the ones who often prescribe them. These drugs are known to produce a sense of euphoria. For that reason, many people do misuse them. If your loved one is abusing opioids, here...

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Sticks and Stones

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends”. – Martin Luther King, Jr. In wholehearted agreement with Dr. King, it is also important to recognize the power that the words, even if they are seemingly caring sentiments from our allies, can hold. Words are a construct. They are often culturally, regionally, ethnically, and situationally specific, but whatever the...

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Healing Connections: Community Gatherings for Mind and Body

It's a strange time, and can be isolating. To combat this, IP Psych is holding Healing Connecitions, a Weekly Gathering Support Group for those seeking safe community in times of COVID-19. We will meet weekly on Saturdays at 11:00am at Prairie Park, at the picnic tables under the pavilion. Groups will be facilitated by Interpersonal Psychiatry clinicians, with the intent to...