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US: Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Abuse   video
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, jail, mental health, abuse of mentally ill, prison reform, human rights )

Dandelion
- 318 days ago - youtube.com
Jail and prison staff throughout the United States have used unnecessary, excessive, and even malicious force against prisoners with mental disabilities. Staff have deluged prisoners with painful chemical sprays, shocked them, and tie them down for days.
A Tale of Two Killings: What Happened When Idaho Police Shot a Dog and a Pregnant Woman in One Day
Society & Culture  (tags: Idaho, US policing, Mental health, Animals )

Judy
- 390 days ago - theguardian.com
Fourteen hours and 45 miles apart in rural Idaho, two stories began. A community campaign led to 'justice for Arfee' after a pet's killing outside a coffee shop. But there is no justice yet for the family of Jeanetta Riley.
Albuquerque Man Claims He Shot Ex-Girlfriend After Neighbor's Dog Told Him 'You Need to Take Care of This'
Society & Culture  (tags: mental health, violence, crime, family, ethics, society, safety, humans, law, police, abuse, women )

Carrie
- 412 days ago - rawstory.com
An Albuquerque man is being held after shooting his ex-girlfriend in the head after telling police he was following instructions from his neighbor's dog, according to the Albuquerque Journal.
Show Your Support for Children, Not Soldiers Campaign!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, soldiers, war, violence, children's rights, Children's Welfare, children protection, Children & Family, safety, sadness, environment, ethics, education, play, outside, health, mental health )

Barb
- 461 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
Native American Suicide Prevention Act HR 1599
Society & Culture  (tags: peitition, Native Americans, children, suicide, mental health )

Joyce
- 542 days ago - change.org
National Institute of Mental Health 2007 census shows American Indian and Alaska Natives suicide rates were highest of all nationalities at 14.3/100,000. Petition Congress to get this bill passed: http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th/house-bill/159 9
U.S. Prisons Home to 10 Times More Mentally Ill Than State Hospitals
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, media, medications, Mental health, politics, prisons, safety, society )

Kit
- 724 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
New report slams lack of treatment for seriously ill inmates as 'inhumane,' calls for reforms.
Navy Yard Shooter Practiced With AR-15 Two Days Before Rampage
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, mental health, mass killinigs, Naval Yard )

Kit
- 955 days ago - usnews.nbcnews.com
Hearing voices, talking about paranoid thoughts, seeking help from police and mental health experts, this man was a classic case of a disturbed mind.
Timothy Cannon, Oregon Police Officer, Arrested After Alleged Shotgun Shootout With Deputies
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, violence, guns, mental health, crime, law )

Carrie
- 1192 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
An off-duty Oregon police officer was arrested on charges of attempted aggravated murder following a shootout with Washington County sheriff's deputies in which he allegedly pulled a shotgun on fellow officers.
Let's Call BullS#!T ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, mental health, protection, services, society )

Cher
- 1219 days ago - callbs.ca
Despite more than 1 in 5 youth needing mental health services, less than 25% actually receive them. Instead, many suffer in silence due to the shame, stigma and lack of care that exists. What's more, suicide is the second leading cause of death
As First Military Social Work Officer Killed in Action, Army Lt. Col. David Cabrera Was a 'Soldier of Kindness' TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, sadness, military, mental health, PTSD, family, war, Afghanistan, society )

Carrie
- 1263 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Army Lt. Col. Jeff Yarvis looked out at the cemetery where 41-year-old Army Lt. Col. David Cabrera, believed to be the first military social work officer killed in action by enemy fire, would be buried this day.
Please Sign: Demand Justice for Teen Shot By Alabama Campus Police: Restrict CP Gun Use
Society & Culture  (tags: police, americans, safety, rights, University of South Alabama, Campus Police, Restrict firearms, mental health, proper training of campus officers, Gilbert Collar, shooting death, excessive force )

Susan
- 1297 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Freshman Gilbert Collar was shot dead by a University of South Alabama campus policeman, and his parents and others want answers. Some campuses restrict use of firearms by campus officers, and USA should respond to this needless killing by doing the same.
SENEGAL: Children With Disability - When Stigma Means Abandonment
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, family, mentally disabled, stigma, hide, neurological disorder, abandonment, Senegal, WHO, mental health, punishment, education, humanrights, misunderstood, curse, society, abuse )

Naoko
- 2088 days ago - irinnews.org
In Senegal many women refuse to take mentally disabled children on public transport; families hide children with mental or neurological disorders, and some parents disown them outright. Such is the stigma of having a child with these widely misunderstood
A San Francisco Homeless Elderly Man Attacked By Thugs - A Hate Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: mental health, mental illness, homelessness, LarryNeal, MaryNeal, AssistancetotheIncarceratedMentallyIll, DogJustice )

Mary
- 2797 days ago - nowpublic.com
Two thugs attacked a kind, elderly San Francisco man who lived near an alley in the 1300 Block of Polk Street. It was a hate crime with the phrases they used in anger, like, "Hey n**ger, why don't you clean yourself up and act like a man... bi*ch... "
Police Tase Suicidal Man on Bridge, CAUSING His Fall
Society & Culture  (tags: mental illness, mental health, suicide, LarryNeal, MaryNeal, AssistancetotheIncarceratedMentallyIll, TheCochranFirm, Taser, AbuseofPower, PoliceBrutality )

Mary
- 2833 days ago - nowpublic.com
On the television shows, don't police talk suicidal people out of dangerous situations? Well, TV isn't real life, discovered this African American man from Columbia, MO, who was obviously stressed about his life and threatening suicide. SEE video!
It's All Over Now
Society & Culture  (tags: suicide, mental illness, mental health )

RC
- 2855 days ago - nytimes.com
An in-depth look at suicide - the hows and whys. Enlightening and actually hopeful. Haven't many of us a some time or another felt the urge to end it all? Read about why we're still here while others actually go ahead and do it.
 

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