The Future is Already Here… Family Health Center of Harlem

IMG_3748Blimey! This was the initial one word response when the United Kingdom’s Norman Lamb and I toured the Institute for Family Health (IFH) Harlem Center in north Manhattan. A long-time member of parliament and prior Minister of Health, MP Norman Lamb is not easily impressed. His Liberal Democrats have pressed for the future in mental health, calling for parity since 2010, with the campaign, “No health without mental health.” The party also inspired a nationwide UK “Zero Suicide in Healthcare” dialogue in early 2015. Read more

Hanging on One More Moment: Lessons from Fear Factor

shutterstock_357336836Some things go without saying. Some things are so obvious. They are just the plain truth.

For example, I look in the mirror every morning and see a full, healthy head of hair.

From my one person vantage point, it seems true. Occasionally, I’ll be in an elevator and catch a glimpse in a mirror looking down from above, and I’m like- hey, who’s that guy?!

Another example of what appears to be obvious. The earth is flat. Read more