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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • UConn Finally Poised To Ban Faculty-Student Sex

    Kudos to University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst for proposing a real faculty-student consensual sexual relationship policy. It took 25 years, a changing perspective on professors' ethical responsibilities and a woman president at UConn to get...
  • Amanda Bynes on mental hold after allegedly setting fire

    Actress Amanda Bynes was detained by Ventura County sheriff's deputies Monday and hospitalized for a mental health evaluation after she set a small fire in front of a Thousands Oaks home, authorities said Tuesday. Bynes, who is already facing drug...
  • Amanda Bynes' mental health hold after fire could last two weeks

    Amanda Bynes' mental health hold after fire could last two weeks
    Actress Amanda Bynes could remain in a mental health facility for up to two weeks after authorities detained her Monday night in front of a Thousand Oaks home, according to a source familiar with the case. Bynes was detained by Ventura County sheriff'...
  • Amanda Bynes set pants on fire before being detained, witness says

    Before actress Amanda Bynes was detained by Ventura County sheriff's deputies Monday and hospitalized for an involuntary mental health evaluation, she had accidentally set her pants on fire, witnesses and officials said Tuesday. Bynes reportedly ignited...
  • County health department division wins award

    The Washington County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Services was recently one of the recipients of the 2013 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Science and Service Awards for the Treatment of Opioid-related...
  • Florida Council's Fowler receives national award

    Florida Council's Fowler receives national award
    Pat Fowler, executive director of the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG), has been honored for lifetime achievement and advocacy in the field of problem gambling.  She received her honor in front of more than 300 attendees at the National...
  • Amanda Bynes under mental health hold; parents may intervene

    Amanda Bynes under mental health hold; parents may intervene
    Actress Amanda Bynes remains under an involuntary mental health evaluation, but a court order will be required to keep her in custody for much longer. Bynes was detained Monday by Ventura County sheriff's deputies after a bizarre incident in which she...
  • Diversion, not mass incarceration, will reduce crime

    If the state of Maryland is serious about reducing crime, we need to be more proactive about preventive programs and seriously consider diversion programs for our youth. The recent ACLU report on arrests for marijuana possession and The Sun's June 8...
  • Four locals poised to run for La Cañada school board

    The La Cañada school board race is quickly taking shape as four candidates have so far said they will run for one of three open seats in the November election. Two candidates are under the age of 30: Joe Layton, who ran for a seat on the La Cañada...
  • Mental illness in America

    President Obama recently spoke at a White House conference on mental health. Well, it's about time. Every time I hear about a mass shooting -- just like the one this past weekend in Santa Monica, Calif. -- I immediately brace for the news that the...
  • Prescription drug abuse an American epidemic

    Women, we have a problem. According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control, American women are dying from drug overdoses and the misuse of drugs at an alarming rate. As a former judge who presided over a drug court, I have seen firsthand...