Health Insurance in the US is a Miserable Affair

My IOP at the Portland DBT Institute is over. Last Friday wound up being my last day. Even though my former treatment team thinks that I would benefit from additional time in the program (and I agree with their assessment) the ‘gold’ insurance plan that I bought on the marketplace decided that I’m evidently healthy […]

White, Male Privilege

I’m caucasian and male (though I obviously have a pretty serious mental illness… and don’t forget the fact that I’m a heroin addict). I’ve rarely noticed explicit benefits of being such but I know that they’re there. I just read back to back Op-Eds in the New York Times that helped remind me of that […]