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CHRISTMAS ALONE WITH AN UNINVITED GUEST – BIPOLAR DISORDER

Mental Health/Bipolar Disorder/Journal Notes by: Sheri de Grom NOTES FROM MY JOURNAL – MONTEREY, CA CHRISTMAS EVE – 1991 I departed Tom’s hospital room at 10:30 p.m. after his last medication dose for the day. I kissed him goodnight as … Continue reading

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BURN PITS – WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S . . .

Burn Pits – Where There’s Smoke, There’s . . . One Woman’s Opinion – Part 2 By – Sheri de Grom The Office of the Inspector General reported July 11, 2013, that trash burning continues at one of the largest … Continue reading

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Vets Rally to Curb Military Suicides

Check out this great MSN video – Vets Rally to Curb Military Suicides.

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MENTAL HEALTH – STIGMA IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM

Mental Health – Stigma in the Emergency Room The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom  Journal Entry: Random entries beginning Dec. 7, 1987, Monterey, California. My husband, Tom, and I had endured a year-long odyssey of medical exams for … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH and ANNIVERSARY TRIGGER DATES

The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom Many mentally ill individuals have an anniversary date imprinted not only in their memory but also in their soul. That date signifies a specific time that triggers reoccurring past events. For Tom … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH CARE – WHO NEEDS IT? – PART 2 of 3

Mental Health Care – Who Needs It? – Part 2 of 3 The Fourth House By – Sheri de Grom Tom had thrown me a curve ball by telling me I needed therapy before he came home from the hospital. … Continue reading

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THE WRONGS OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE – PART 2 of 2

The Wrongs Of Psychiatric Care – Part 2 of 2                                            A Blind Date With My Husband By – Sheri … Continue reading

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BURN PITS – WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S . . .

Burn Pits – Where There’s Smoke, There’s . . . One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are the most identified chronic diseases of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. … Continue reading

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MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH and CONTRACTED CARE

Military Mental Health and Contracted Care One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom  Contractors are known for hiring mental health counselors, social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists that have no previous relationship or experience with military culture. Mental health … Continue reading

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MEDICARE, I HATE YOU

Medicare, I Hate You One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom I don’t want Medicare, not Part A or Part B. My husband doesn’t want Medicare either. However, federal law requires we enroll in and pay for Part … Continue reading

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