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Fighting back: Roger Levine, M.D.


I awoke at 3:30 a.m. with a terrible need to say what happened on St. Joseph’s inpatient psychiatry, Unit 3-6. I attempted suicide for two reasons:  first, it was a rational choice that I’d been considering for months based on my … Continue reading

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Pixie Dust and Cowards


A friend of mine once said of me “Anne won’t stab you in the back.  She’ll stab you in the chest and you’ll see it coming.”  I thought of this the day I went to see Frank Kobliski, executive director … Continue reading

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Greetings, Gentlefolk


“I have spent the past twelve days in St. Joseph’s Hospital on inpatient psychiatry (Unit 3-6) with Dr. Roger Levine attending. I am now going to file complaints with the New York State Dept. of Health, NYS Office of Mental Health, … Continue reading

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