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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • Finally, Easing Up On Lock-ups

    America is facing up to one of its greatest failures: our grossly unfair criminal justice system. In and out of the public eye, corrections officials, legislatures and law enforcement authorities have been inching toward reforming it. Attorney General...
  • Addiction: State's Overdose Problem Requires A Sense Of Urgency

    Connecticut is not doing enough to keep people from becoming addicted to alcohol and drugs and dying of drug overdoses. Only a fraction of those who need help with the chronic, relapsing disease of addiction get that help here, mirroring statistics...
  • Prison Transfer Would Be A Cruel Sentence For My Sisters

    To my sisters at Danbury prison: I was stunned to read that the Federal Bureau of Prisons was intending to transfer most of you to Aliceville, Ala. It brought back so many memories of my time at Danbury. I was old enough to be a grandma to many of...
  • Survey Of Nepotism Practices Shows Inconsistencies Among Agencies

    It's not being called a "nepotism survey" – but a new questionnaire, sent to state agencies, should produce the first-ever official tally of how many officials' children and other relatives have been put on the Connecticut government's summer...
  • A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter

    A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter
    Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler raised quite a few eyebrows recently when he suggested that inmates in the state's prisons be given tablet computers to help them further their educations, search for job opportunities online and keep in touch with...
  • Both Jacksons get prison terms; he'll serve first

    Both Jacksons get prison terms; he'll serve first
    WASHINGTON – The end of the Jackson family political dynasty arrived Wednesday as a Chicago power couple ready-made for the cameras learned the next few years of their lives will be spent taking turns in prison. Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.,...
  • Campus police get mental illness training

    Campus police get mental illness training
    The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
  • PHM teacher gets probation for inappropriate communication with a child

    PHM teacher gets probation for inappropriate communication with a child
    MISHAWAKA – A Walt Disney Elementary School fifth grade teacher accused of sending sexually explicit texts to a 12-year-old student at the school was sentenced to probation Tuesday. Eric West, 30, pled guilty to Inappropriate Communication with a...
  • When pain is depressing

    When pain is depressing
    A year ago, Bernard Belisle was in a bad way. Pain throbbed in his legs all day, every day, and he was angry and irritable much of the time. Then, he enrolled in a novel study on preventing depression in older adults at the University of Pittsburgh...
  • Amanda Bynes on psychiatric hold after allegedly setting small fire

    Amanda Bynes on psychiatric hold after allegedly setting small fire
    Amanda Bynes has been placed under an involuntary psychiatric hold after allegedly setting a small fire in a Thousand Oaks neighborhood. The onetime child star, who most recently appeared in "Hairspray" and "Easy A," was detained by Ventura County...
  • Ind. panel on improving kids' lives meets 1st time

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A panel directed by lawmakers to find ways to improve the lives of vulnerable Indiana children over the coming year met for the first time Wednesday with a challenging to-do list ahead of it. The Commission on Improving the...