The Coronavirus Silver Lining


“Every cloud has a silver lining.” - Source likely John Milton The current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has cast one of the largest dark clouds our world has ever seen. As of this moment in time, the total number of Coronavirus cases worldwide is 2,199,560 and the death toll is 147,749. One cannot even begin to [...]

The Coronavirus Silver Lining2020-04-17T13:56:25+00:00

Protection From COVID-19: Take Your Vitamin D


As a holistic psychiatrist, I am quite familiar with vitamin D deficiency. I check a vitamin D blood level on every single patient as part of their initial evaluation as there is evidence that low vitamin levels are linked to depression. In my experience, around 90% of patients have some level of vitamin D deficiency, [...]

Protection From COVID-19: Take Your Vitamin D2020-04-11T14:14:46+00:00

COVID-19: How to Wear a Cloth Mask


The CDC is now recommending wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies). This could help to slow community-based transmission of COVID-19, however, it's extremely important to remember that there is a right and a wrong way to wear a cloth mask. [...]

COVID-19: How to Wear a Cloth Mask2020-04-08T14:53:30+00:00

Dr. Campbell Presenting at COVID-19 Virtual Forum


We are excited to announce that Dr. Campbell will be a panelist on a virtual forum: "COVID-19: What to Expect in Page County and How to Stay Healthy During this Pandemic." She will be joined by Dr. Colin Greene, Dr. Sasha Grams and Reverend Sara Galindo. The virtual forum will be held on Zoom on [...]

Dr. Campbell Presenting at COVID-19 Virtual Forum2020-04-08T16:21:22+00:00

Doing Nothing is the Best Thing We Can Do


I have seen so many various ideas for combatting COVID-19 (coronavirus) flying around the internet and it's really gotten me thinking about how humans tend to behave in times of stress. One intervention that I keep seeing is the idea to make your own cloth masks to protect yourself from coronavirus. I can completely understand [...]

Doing Nothing is the Best Thing We Can Do2020-04-08T14:50:57+00:00

Free Range Psychiatry and COVID-19


We realize that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone in one way or another. At Free Range Psychiatry, we are making some changes in response to COVID-19: 1) We are no longer offering office visits or house calls at this time. All appointments will be held via online video sessions using Zoom. Click here [...]

Free Range Psychiatry and COVID-192020-04-08T14:51:17+00:00

Staying Happy and Healthy During a Pandemic


With everything that is going on with the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us have found ourselves experiencing high levels of stress. During times like these, even the most resilient amongst us (myself included) may start noticing worsened mental health in the form of increased anxiety and depression. It's immensely important that during these stressful times [...]

Staying Happy and Healthy During a Pandemic2020-04-08T14:51:34+00:00

Running in a Pandemic


Since starting medical school back in 2006, I have worked through multiple natural disasters and outbreaks. I can't even recall them all, but I remember surviving Hurricane Dean while I was a medical student on the island of Dominica. During my psychiatry residency, I worked in a psychiatric emergency room in Brooklyn during Hurricanes Irene [...]

Running in a Pandemic2020-04-08T14:51:55+00:00

Free Range Will Be Fully Cage-Free!


We are excited to announce that as of April 1st, 2020, Free Range Psychiatry will become completely cage-free and will no longer be offering office visits. We will, however, continue to offer all of the exact same services as before, but 100% via telepsychiatry (online, virtual sessions). We had been considering this change for a [...]

Free Range Will Be Fully Cage-Free!2020-04-08T14:52:10+00:00