| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:07 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:28 PM
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....
| Sep 1, 2013
Both Gov. Jerry Brown's ill-considered plan for complying with a court-ordered prison population cap by contracting out for inmate beds, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's much smarter plan to control the flow of new inmates into prison, are...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:09 PM
On a clear day, the expanse of blue sky might seem endless.
But for 30-year-old Dominic, he often only saw dark clouds.
Creative, intelligent and handsome, the Maryland man was known for his sense of humor and loving nature.
He had traveled the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Frustrated that Michael Jackson was not showing up for rehearsals just weeks before his London concert series was set to open, the tour director testified Tuesday that he had “serious concerns” whether the "This Is It" tour could go on....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A man accused of killing his 70-year-old mother in Franklin County, Pa., is undergoing involuntary mental health treatment before the start of his capital murder trial.
Jury selection began in the trial of Marcus Wallace last month, but it halted...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either.
Last week, you see, President Barack Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of concealed carry legislation on Tuesday, but it will likely be 2014 before any firearm owners are permitted to pack handguns in public.
The last state to adopt a concealed carry law, Illinois now has...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Buried in Connecticut's "historic" gun bill, which was passed in the early morning hours on April 4, was language that creates institutionalized discrimination against people who seek psychiatric help.
An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and...