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  • Long ER Stays For Kids In Crisis On The Rise

    Just a few years ago, it was rare that children with mental health problems would spend two or more nights in the emergency room at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Only 40 children stayed that long in 2010. So far this year, more than 250 children...
  • San Francisco is likely to approve Laura's Law mental health program

    San Francisco is likely to approve Laura's Law mental health program
    Family members of those who have suffered multiple mental health crises and refuse help or fail to stick with it are begging for a Laura's Law program — which could court-order the intractably ill into outpatient treatment. Police officers and...
  • Orland Park police to carry heroin overdose antidote

    Orland Park police to carry heroin overdose antidote
    Orland Park police soon will have a new tool to help curb the rising number of heroin overdoses in the Chicago area. During a meeting Monday, trustees approved the department's request for $4,000 to train officers and to purchase a drug that reverses the...
  • Scott Poland: Focus on mental health of our students

    "If we do not make changes, then our past will determine our future and we will continue to have school shootings." This statement was a part of my first testimony before Congress in March 1999 shortly before the massacre at Columbine High School. My...
  • Video of CHP officer altercation with woman sparks anger, investigation

    Video of CHP officer altercation with woman sparks anger, investigation
    A video appearing to show a woman thrown to the ground and punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer has sparked an investigation as well as calls from the woman's family that those involved be punished. The video, shot by a passing...
  • Family of woman involved in CHP altercation wants officer punished

    The family of a woman allegedly thrown to the ground and punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer is asking that the two officers involved in the incident be punished, the woman's attorney said Saturday. "She's not just some animal,"...
  • Years Home, Female Iraq Vets Endure The Wounds Of War

    Years Home, Female Iraq Vets Endure The Wounds Of War
    It's been nine years since Eunice Ramirez served in Iraq, but she still suffers from war wounds — post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, respiratory problems and frequent crying triggered by her memories. Suzanna Smaldone, who also returned...
  • Gluttony is mentioned in the Bible!

    Q: Every time my son visits me he gets after me about my weight. I admit I'm on the heavy side, but I don't see what difference it makes since I'm happy and I don't have any health problems. After all, the Bible doesn't say anything about this. -- Mrs. C....
  • Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check

    Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check
    The most effective way to reduce the transmission of HIV is its early diagnosis and treatment. In Hampton Roads, where the incidence is the highest in the state — ahead of both Richmond and Northern Virginia — about four out of five are...
  • READER SUBMITTED: American Legion Auxiliary Call To Convention

    Helen Goewey, of Prospect, president of the American Legion Auxiliary for the State of Connecticut will convene the 94th Annual Department of CT Convention on July 10. The Convention will be held at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, 100 Capitol Blvd.,...
  • Woman in Amber Alert case awaiting extradition

    Woman in Amber Alert case awaiting extradition
    A Huntington Beach resident who allegedly took her granddaughter without the mother's permission is awaiting extradition to California. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Arizona is in custody of Carolyn Ferguson, 57, who is being charged by...