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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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Top Mental Health (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Letters: New thinking on mental illness and prisons

    Re "Saving Andy, and taxpayers," Column, Aug. 11 Steve Lopez's endorsement of the mental rehabilitation program Step Up on Second reinforces the need to change the conversation about how to deal with prison overcrowding — from a focus on...
  • White House pushes gun safety, but it means little without Congress

    White House pushes gun safety, but it means little without Congress
    WASHINGTON -- The White House plans to announce Tuesday that it has improved gun safety in the country by chipping away at 21 of 23 items on an executive to-do list issued in January. But the progress report will also highlight steps that Congress has...
  • Sharing private medical information is wrong

    Sharing private medical information is wrong
    Dear Amy: Recently, my brother was hospitalized for a serious mental health issue. My sister is an avid social media user. She was all over her social media accounts, sharing the details, which were very unpleasant. She "tagged" his name in posts. I...
  • Questions surround woman charged with defacing Washington cathedral

    Questions surround woman charged with defacing Washington cathedral
    Moments before D.C. police found Jiamei Tian hiding in a bathroom stall at Washington National Cathedral, a family of tourists had spotted her in a back pew of the Children's Chapel guarding two bags and muttering softly in a foreign language. Tian's...
  • The in-house bully

    The in-house bully
    Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer. Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
  • Amanda Bynes' parents reportedly start conservatorship process

    Amanda Bynes' parents reportedly start conservatorship process
    Amanda Bynes' parents have begun the process of obtaining a temporary conservatorship over their daughter's affairs, according to reports out Thursday. Court papers were filed by Lynn and Rick Bynes on Thursday, TMZ said, and a hearing was set for...
  • Study: Depression can 'rub off'

    Study: Depression can 'rub off'
    SOUTH BEND - Gerald Haeffel's latest study created quite a splash when it was published in Clinical Psychological Science this spring, but the associate professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame actually confirmed something many people had...
  • Perinatal hospices help mothers cope with the impending deaths of their babies

    Perinatal hospices help mothers cope with the impending deaths of their babies
    Jenny Mohler lay on an examining bed holding her pregnant belly at Sinai Hospital in Northwest Baltimore. Sonogram pictures hung from a machine in the right corner of the room. She was nervous, unable to block a feeling of uneasiness as she waited for a...
  • College crisis team aims to prevent violence

    At an Orange Coast College night class more than a year ago, a student walked outside during a break and said he wanted to kill the professor, according to a school official. The student then pointed his index finger, mimicking a gunshot from a pistol,...
  • 'We lost two children': emotions run high at vigil for slain teen

    'We lost two children': emotions run high at vigil for slain teen
    The vigil for Diamond Williams, the 16-year-old whom everyone called an angel, began with Pastor Michael Trotter Jr. instructing everyone to hug the person next to them, stranger or friend. "You don't know what they're going through," Trotter said as...
  • Calif. attorney general recognizes Burbank police for addressing mental health calls

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Thursday honored the Burbank Police Department’s mental health evaluation team, calling the program a “smart” model that has helped free up resources within the city and countywide. Burbank was...