Becky Gernon, MD and Medical Director at Blue KC discusses the opioid use disorder and its relation to suicide. 30% of opioid overdoses are suicide attempts and contribute to the number of “Death of Despair” deaths by suicide, drug overdose and alcohol related events. Mindful by Blue KC offers Mindful Advocate services available to help 24/7.
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By now, many people have accepted social distancing and isolation as part of daily life. But this still may impact your behavioral health. Many of us feel grief due to job loss, lack of connections with family members or our church group, and lac...