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What About Us? The Marginalization of Serious Mental Health and Substance Use

By Kathleen McCarthy posted 08-24-2021 16:43


“Three primary ethical frameworks have guided COVID-19 vaccine allocation and prioritization in the United States: those formulated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Academy of Sciences, and Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Health Security. Unfortunately, a review of the frameworks reveals a relative exclusion of patients with serious mental illness (SMI) and the practitioners who treat them.” (By Cynthia M.A. Geppert, MD, DPS, May 10, 2021)




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