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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • State pledges to examine patient treatment history at Crownsville Hospital

    State pledges to examine patient treatment history at Crownsville Hospital
    It's a piece of history that many in Maryland want to forget: an underfunded, overcrowded, state-run mental hospital where African-American patients lived in squalid conditions, were given few helpful treatments and were made the subjects of experiments...
  • Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say

    Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say
    Amanda Bynes has been using drugs, is consumed by paranoia and has spent $1.2 million in just a few months, the actress' parents said in court papers filed this week to take over their daughter's legal affairs.  Bynes' parents said they were "deeply...
  • California cites 'massive prisoner release' in Supreme Court appeal

    California cites 'massive prisoner release' in Supreme Court appeal
    California lawyers late Friday filed the state's full appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the high court to set aside orders to reduce prison crowding by the end of December. Despite the state's contention that it intends to meet the prison...
  • Letters: Mental health and the D.C. shooting

    Re "Navy Yard shooter heard 'voices,'" Sept. 18 I hate headlines like this one because they reinforce the stereotype of people with mental illnesses as dangerous to others. In fact, a mentally ill person can be treated and have a normal life. Mass...
  • Defense raises questions about Manning's mental health

    Defense raises questions about Manning's mental health
    Pfc. Bradley E. Manning's attorney raised questions about the former Army analyst's mental health and whether his superiors adequately probed his fitness to serve in Iraq as the defense opened its case in the sentencing portion of his trial Monday....
  • In unusual move, Maryland directs some athletics funds to mental health counseling

    In unusual move, Maryland directs some athletics funds to mental health counseling
    A University of Maryland commission released its report today on how the school can best  transition into the Big Ten. I wrote two stories on this. One is on how Maryland believes the time is not right to restore any of the seven previously dropped...
  • Make Time For Family

    Make Time For Family
    Family time, or time spent with those we love, is incredibly important.  We are relational people by nature so we crave time with one another.  Making time for relationships to make them positive and successful is even good for our physical and mental...
  • Walter "Skip" Campbell Jr., former senator, Florida

    Walter "Skip" Campbell Jr., former senator, Florida
    Last week: George Zimmerman seems to get in a lot of trouble with guns. I bet he thinks he is being picked on by the authorities. The problem we as a society have is questioning whether he is a sociopathic criminal or misunderstood young man. I think...
  • Letters: Why gun laws matter

    Letters: Why gun laws matter
    Re "Police warned Navy about shooter," Sept. 19 As journalists dissect the mental health of the individual responsible for the Washington Navy Yard shooting, I want to challenge us to stop focusing exclusively on blaming individuals. Trying to assign...
  • Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue

    Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue
    WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people. Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive. The...
  • What happened at Crownsville was a disgrace, but dredging up the past won't solve today's problems

     What happened at Crownsville was a disgrace, but dredging up the past won't solve today's problems
    I have been a life-long student of history, but there's something about the sudden recognition that injustices occurred at the now-defunct mental health hospital in Crownsville that is disturbing ("State pledges to examine patient treatment history at...