A hypotheses in JAMA psychiatry recently was that the number of beds (a proxy, albeit a poor one, for Mental Health Funding) has cecrased at the same time the suicide rate has increased. This is a correlation. But is it causative? The closure of most US public mental hospital beds and the reduction in acute … Continue reading Suicide prevention: is it resources?
Paul was dealing with a virtue cycle in Corinth. He had confronted the sexual corruption within that church, but now they were having preachers travel in who set themselves up as very holy. Who talked about visions, and power, and miracles. Who implied all would be well. Who boasted. Paul waxed sarcastic. He had the … Continue reading The message we need we do not want — II Cor 12