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Conventional wisdom indicates that a host of mental health issues will be up for discussion during the General Assembly's 2013 legislative session. This is welcome news for the one in five Marylanders living with mental illness who are struggling to...
Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed too frequently in Connecticut nursing homes to keep patients who have dementia or mental illness under control. Lisa Chedekel of the nonprofit Connecticut Health Investigative Team has reported that some nursing...
After last week's tragic and deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., St. Charles schools Superintendent Donald Schlomann wants to do more than just make sure existing security measures are in place. Schlomann wants to embark on an effort to prevent...
Re "Prison's revolving door," Editorial, Feb. 5 Crime and arrests in Los Angeles County continue to decline. On the countywide Criminal Justice Coordination Committee's website, the first annual report on public safety realignment shows recidivism rates...
A Baltimore police officer who last year shot a knife-wielding man through the windshield of his car while seated inside the vehicle has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing by the city state’s attorney’s office. The April 10, 2012 shooting...
Special to the TribuneA Cook County judge today denied an effort by a defendant in a triple murder case in Hoffman Estates to have a trio of experts testify that he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when the slayings occurred. Judge Ellen Mandeltort said...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Trials, Murder, Judges, Behavioral Conditions
The December shooting rampage that took the lives of 20 first-graders and six members of the staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has renewed the national debate on gun violence. South Bend, mercifully, was spared this tragedy. But...
In testimony before President Barack Obama's Gun Violence Task Force on Jan. 9, Dr. Paul Appelbaum, a Columbia University professor and former president of the American Psychiatric Association, said that the Newtown, Conn., tragedy, coming so soon after...
TODAY — Democratic Womans Club of Clark County February meeting, Clark County Public Library, snacks at 6 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m. — Hannah McClure, PTO meeting, Hannah McClure music room, 6:30 p.m. — Free chess club session,...
The national effort to crack down on gun violence being led by President Obama is generating encouraging discussion in Congress, where until recently the subject of gun control had been largely taboo. That's good news. On the minus side, there's what is...
El CentroWe, as a nation, grieve for those killed in Newtown, and as the president said, “This has to end.” He alluded to the need for legislation for tighter gun control, but I hope the role that mental illness played in this and other acts of...
We need a mental health bill for elected officials now! Mental health is not only an issue in our schools, but can also play a significant part in the shaping and maintenance of our community and culture. The people we put in office, even at the lowest...
Tags: Symptoms, Behavioral Conditions, Elections, Health, Government
Jan 28, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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