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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • Sacramento's prison deal

    At the heart of the state's latest proposal to comply with a federal court order to reduce the prison population is a plea, yet again, for more time. If the judges say no and stick with their Dec. 31 deadline by which the state must release or find...
  • Fresh money sources could help L.A. County with its jails

    What a difference a week makes. Last Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors considered various proposals that would expand the number of beds for mentally ill inmates as part of a new jail construction plan. This week, the supervisors...
  • Blue Line earns deadly reputation for suicides

    Blue Line earns deadly reputation for suicides
    Patricia Mayes was navigating a Red Line train into the Hollywood/Highland station when a young man climbed down from the subway platform and lay across the tracks. In the split second before impact, they made eye contact. Then Mayes did as she had been...
  • Court to decide if Amanda Bynes fit to stand trial in DUI charge

    A mental health court will now decide whether former teen star Amanda Bynes is fit to stand trial on a drunk driving charge brought in 2012. Bynes has been under court-ordered psychiatric care after she allegedly started a small fire in front of a...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Obama Out Of Sync With Public Opinion

    So, the stars finally aligned and our senior leaders in Washington all concurred about an important public policy initiative. Yet, even with their agreement to bomb Syria, President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader...
  • He Followed His Heart And Evolved

    David Burnett hates the phrase "case management." For one, he works with people, not cases. And two, he doesn't manage. What he tries to do is support people to make their own decisions — whether that's his staff or the people his agency serves....
  • State's youth prison system violates inmates' rights, experts say

    State's youth prison system violates inmates' rights, experts say
    Illinois' youth prison system is violating the constitutional rights of inmates by failing to provide adequate mental health care and education and by unnecessarily keeping youths in solitary confinement, three court-appointed experts found this week....
  • 9/27/2013-Help The Homeless

    9/27/2013-Help The Homeless
    We will always be in trouble as a species as long as we treat each other the way we do. Instead of looking out for each other, we turn our backs so we can’t see. Instead of heeding a cry for help, we turn up the volume so we can’t hear....
  • Lehigh County public housing farce provokes common sense in Lehigh County

    If you oppose a gallant and sublime effort to help the downtrodden, you must be a heartless beast. In governmental circles, the fear of an accusation like that can make politicians do things that defy common sense, which is what I think happened in...
  • 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...