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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • When pain is depressing

    When pain is depressing
    A year ago, Bernard Belisle was in a bad way. Pain throbbed in his legs all day, every day, and he was angry and irritable much of the time. Then, he enrolled in a novel study on preventing depression in older adults at the University of Pittsburgh...
  • Amanda Bynes on psychiatric hold after allegedly setting small fire

    Amanda Bynes on psychiatric hold after allegedly setting small fire
    Amanda Bynes has been placed under an involuntary psychiatric hold after allegedly setting a small fire in a Thousand Oaks neighborhood. The onetime child star, who most recently appeared in "Hairspray" and "Easy A," was detained by Ventura County...
  • Ind. panel on improving kids' lives meets 1st time

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A panel directed by lawmakers to find ways to improve the lives of vulnerable Indiana children over the coming year met for the first time Wednesday with a challenging to-do list ahead of it. The Commission on Improving the...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Lessons from Sandy, Sister cities and untreated mental health issues

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning.   * The Orlando Sentinel looks at mental health issues.   * Sun Sentinel reports that FPL is strengthening its systems against flooding, having learned some...
  • 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'...
  • Campus police get mental illness training

    Campus police get mental illness training
    The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
  • PHM teacher gets probation for inappropriate communication with a child

    PHM teacher gets probation for inappropriate communication with a child
    MISHAWAKA – A Walt Disney Elementary School fifth grade teacher accused of sending sexually explicit texts to a 12-year-old student at the school was sentenced to probation Tuesday. Eric West, 30, pled guilty to Inappropriate Communication with a...
  • A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter

    A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter
    Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler raised quite a few eyebrows recently when he suggested that inmates in the state's prisons be given tablet computers to help them further their educations, search for job opportunities online and keep in touch with...