Tag Archives: Psychiatrist

BAD MEDICINE – HOW DOES IT BEGIN, WHERE DOES IT END?

Obamacare/Medical 2016/One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom Dear Readers, I wrote this blog last Oct and found it sitting in my draft folder waiting for a picture or two to be added. The medication I write about in … Continue reading

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EXTREME PRESCRIBERS – ELDERLY AT RISK

The American Recall Center/Medicare Part D by – Sheri de Grom How can one doctor continue to write an excessive amount of prescriptions, and have them filled—151 times more than the average doctor’s tally for all Medicare patients—and not have … Continue reading

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SUICIDE, MENTAL HEALTH AND THE CAREGIVER

Mental Health/Suicide by – Sheri de Grom Compiled from journal notes, April 26, 1996, Washington, DC Burdened by my bulging briefcase, I’d hoped to get a jump on the day. We were celebrating our tenth anniversary tonight and I wanted … Continue reading

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MEDICARE PART D HAS ME WORRIED

Medical 2014 by – Sheri de Grom The Obama Administration (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) set forth a proposed rule, January 2014. The proposal [Federal Register Vol.79, No 7, Pg1-157] would have brought about broad changes for about … Continue reading

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MEDICAL DEBT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Medical 2014 by – Sheri de Grom Medical debt has no distinction apart from other accounts once they are outsourced to a collection agency. The face of medical debt has changed drastically within the past five years. Before the U.S. … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH – MY THERAPIST HAS A GOLDEN HEART

My Therapist Has A Golden Heart – Mental Health The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom The headlines read, “Obamacare Should Help Those With Mental Health Issues Advocates Say.” The operative word in the previous proclamation is ‘SHOULD.’ I … Continue reading

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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 – SHARKS AT MY GRAVE

Sharks At My Grave The Fourth House by: Sheri de Grom From Journal Entry: January 2001, North Carolina. ‘As I look back over twenty years of living and loving Tom with bipolar disorder, I acknowledge how much of my life … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T GO HOME AGAIN – MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health – You Can’t Go Home AgainThe Fourth HouseBy – Sheri de Grom   I vividly remember a conversation I had with Tom’s father in 2001. I wrote about it in my journal. Tom and I visited his parents … 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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