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.
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?
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.
Decriminalization and health-centered policies represent a novel approach to substance abuse in the United States
Alyson Rose-Wood spoke to The Contemporary about her career in public health, global experiences and the disparities in U.S. health infrastructure.