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Burned out doctors or broken system? | The Stream

First, do no harm. The main tenet of the Hippocratic Oath doctors take when beginning their career to care for patients. But what happens when they have to navigate roadblocks that prevent them from putting patients first? Issues of insurance, electronic medical record-keeping, litigation, and budgets mean many doctors face as much time filling out… Read More »

The Final Call: Why Firefighters Commit Suicide | Fault Lines

Suicide rates are on the increase among firefighters in the United States. They are three times more likely to die by suicide than in line of duty, according to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), an organisation chartered by Congress to honour and provide support to the families of firefighters killed on the job. They… Read More »

How should we tackle Syria’s mental health crisis? – The Stream

Syria’s civil war has created a staggering number of refugees – more than five million. Syrians that were able to start a new life in other countries are just beginning a difficult journey. But traumatic events, memories of atrocities, and separation from family and friends has led to an unprecedented amount of people at risk… Read More »