My own initial unwillingness to discuss my experiences with mental illness led to an intense feeling of isolation, as well as a deep misunderstanding of the resources available to me in a time of crisis. In order to educate the general public, reduce stigma, and even prevent tragedy, it is imperative that the voices of people with mental illness are heard.
‘Number one dining’ has become a point of hypocrisy and the extravagant events UMass Dining holds have become a source of annoyance. They believe UMass should divert funds that go towards throwing extravagant dining events and instead be used to help lower the cost of meal plans.
The story of one county where the sweeping effects of the national opioid epidemic have infiltrated the entire community.
If Denmark outperforms the U.S. in terms of access and costs, what is holding back widespread support for an American welfare state health care system?
Without support from the government, many universities are taking initiative as thousands of students suffer silently with addiction.
Many Latin American countries have turned to Conditional Cash Transfer policies (CCTs) as a way to combat rampant inequality and poverty. The premise is simple: give poor families small sums of cash as long as they keep their kids in school, get them vaccinated, and seek regular medical checkups for children and mothers.
“‘The city you deserve’ is one that is fiscally responsible, ethical, fair, equitable for people no matter what side of town they live. “
Alyson Rose-Wood spoke to The Contemporary about her career in public health, global experiences and the disparities in U.S. health infrastructure.
The irreparably polarized Abortion Debate remains contested in the realm of rhetoric which informs ideas, activism and the direction of government policy.