Author: emilyecvera

Another Word on Mental Health

Some time ago I wrote a post about some myths about mental health, lifestyle and religion. Since it's May (mental health month), I figured I'd share a few more thoughts on the topic, particularly as it relates to substance use, violence and prevalence.  A few … Continue reading Another Word on Mental Health

Delawareans: Oppose HB140 legalizing Physician Assisted Suicide

I sent this to my legislators. Feel free to share parts or all: I strongly oppose the passage of HB140, the “Delaware Death with Dignity” act, which allows terminally ill patients to request physician assistance in ending their lives. I work for an agency which … Continue reading Delawareans: Oppose HB140 legalizing Physician Assisted Suicide

A Word on the Crippling of America’s Immigration System

Update:  I wrote this post many months ago, before COVID 19, and long before the killing of George Floyd and subsequent protests and attention to systemic racism.  Since then, there have been no less than 48 changes to the immigration system.  I never published this … Continue reading A Word on the Crippling of America’s Immigration System