CAROL WALLGREN

Reader input: Exercise the privilege of free speech

The world today has lots of problems with no immediate solutions. Problems can be lessons and opportunities to learn. In a free country like America, everyone has a voice and can e ...

Reader input: Auburn ‘sure looks great’

Sometimes it seems like the world is going to hell in a hand basket with all the unsolved problems, but downtown Auburn sure looks great. The place to be Wednesday evening, May 20 ...

Reader Input: Mental health woes common

In response to Carol Wallgren, “Once stigmatized, mentally ill now aided,” (Reader Input, April 28), Carol tells us “Everyone has a mental as well as a physical h ...

Reader Input: Once stigmatized, mentally ill now aided

Deanna Stilwell’s (LCSW) thoughtful letter on Sunday, April 19, was “right on” when she mentioned the “huge stigma” about getting mental health treatm ...

Reader Input: Air tragedy could have been prevented

I agree with Carol Wallgren about the German airliner crash being very tragic (“Mental health on our minds,” Reader Input, April 2), but this tragedy could have been pr ...

Reader Input: Mental health on our minds

The tragedy of 150 persons lost on a German airliner last week and evidence pointing to a deliberate act by the co-pilot should spark a new interest and discussion about mental hea ...

Reader Input: Time to let a woman lead

Great article in the Sunday Auburn Journal of Feb. 1st on the four Auburn residents who celebrated 100-year birthdays recently. All were born in winter and all were women. One hu ...

Reader Input: Vote and stay informed

Free people can change the world. Most people are good-intentioned, yet the media has to focus on the fly in the ointment. When good and free people come together, it reinforces th ...

Reader Input: Vets don’t need drug therapy

Anyone can see that Carol Wallgren’s heart is in the right place (“Make mental health a priority,” Reader Input, Jan. 8), and she has genuine concerns about retur ...

Reader Input: Make mental health a priority

Good news for health in 2015: Mental health workers at Kaiser are going on strike to protest inadequate staffing. Kaiser just paid a $4 million fine for poor service at its mental ...

Reader input: Pause and think before you act

Whatever happened to common sense? Yes, the world is changing, but not for everyone. Some people as well as some countries walk to the beat of a different drummer. Just because we ...

Reader Input: US needs calm, thoughtful governance

In this 21st century of globalization, we are looking at the law of unintended consequences in the eye. This Ebola crisis is beyond fascinating. It almost seems like a Hollywood ...

Reader input: What about patient privacy laws?

Above all, do no harm. Is it ethical to identify the name of the 26-year- old nurse who contracted Ebola caring for a patient from West Africa who came to our country with Ebola? ...

Reader Input: Be mindful of events around world

If the Secret Service can’t protect the president of the United States and his family from home invasion and missteps, how can “we, the people” expect to be prote ...

Reader Input: Sugar dragging down the US

Sugar is the new heroin. Sugar, at one time in our early history as a country, was considered a banned substance and should be illegal. That obviously failed and failed badly. To ...