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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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Top Mental Health (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Lawmakers should close bullet-buying loophole

    Lawmakers should close bullet-buying loophole
    From what I've been reading, the Santa Monica killer was packing an illegal assault rifle and 40 high-capacity ammunition magazines. He sprayed 100 bullets and had access to 1,300. And, oh yes, he was a mental case. The guy's exact background and...
  • Judge refuses to free murder defendant, 86, from mental hospital

    Judge refuses to free murder defendant, 86, from mental hospital
    Over the objections of Los Angeles County mental health officials, a judge Thursday ordered an 86-year-old murder defendant to remain in the government's care and not be released to a family member. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Norman Shapiro...
  • Atlanta area shooting revives issue of gun access and mental health

    Atlanta area shooting revives issue of gun access and mental health
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man who fired an AK-47 in a suburban Atlanta elementary school has a history of mental illness and once threatened in a Facebook message to kill his brother, according to the suspect's lawyer and family. A school clerk...
  • Mental illness in youth: a common struggle

    Mental illness in youth: a common struggle
    Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
  • Five groups in Pennsylvania named Obamacare 'navigators'

    Five organizations in Pennsylvania that serve low-income families, mentally ill people and groups that traditionally lack health insurance will split $2.7 million to hire "navigators" to explain Obamacare insurance to consumers. The recipients include...
  • Amanda Bynes mental health hold extended by 30 days

    Amanda Bynes' involuntary mental health hospitalization was extended Friday by a judge. The actress is being held at a Ventura psychiatric facility following her detention last month by Ventura County sheriff's deputies after she set a fire in a...
  • State Senate Democrats propose alternative to Brown's prison plan

    SACRAMENTO — Democratic leaders of the state Senate on Wednesday proposed an extra $200 million annually for rehabilitation, drug and mental health treatment as an alternative to Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for reducing prison crowding. Senate...
  • Dr. William Glasser dies at 88; unorthodox psychiatrist and author

    Dr. William Glasser dies at 88; unorthodox psychiatrist and author
    Dr. William Glasser, a psychiatrist, education reform advocate and bestselling author whose unorthodox emphasis on personal responsibility for mental problems sold millions of books, caught the attention of educators and earned him an international...
  • Sex U: Should College Professors and Adult Students Be Allowed To Get It On?

    Sex U: Should College Professors and Adult Students Be Allowed To Get It On?
    The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.) The idea is to protect both students and the...
  • Raunchy Miley Leaves Disney Behind

    Raunchy Miley Leaves Disney Behind
    I don't need a psychologist (or a sociologist for that matter) to give me insight on the inner workings of the mind of a former Disney star. After all, I've got a 13-year-old daughter. Enough said. Camiryn has been schooling me on the furor...
  • Ex-officers form campus security unit

    Ex-officers form campus security unit
    A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....