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Brooklyn Woman Dies IIGNORED on Mental Hospital Waiting Room Floor
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, New York, Brooklyn, Kings County Hospital, state-run facility, mental health, abuse, neglect, death, emergency room, hospital staff, lawsuit, neglectful hospital )

Kat
- 3077 days ago - cnn.com
<p>Only in America!! Esmin Green, 49, had waited in emergency room for 24 hrs when she toppled onto floor &amp; died. Staff kicked her to arouse her. Staff had ignored her. Abuse/neglect of other patients same hospital.</p>
It's All Over Now
Society & Culture  (tags: suicide, mental illness, mental health )

RC
- 3072 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.
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
- 609 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.
Mental Health Experts Enlisted to Help With Children of Polygamy Sect
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, TX, polygamy, sect, children, child safety, child abuse, kids, mental health, foster care, professionals, healthy children )

Kat
- 3157 days ago - cnn.com
Texas officials bring in professionals to work with kids from polygamous retreat. Kids indoctrinated to fear outside world. Authorities worry about cultural adjustment of living with foster families.
Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

Phyllis
- 165 days ago - yahoo.com
ItâEUR(TM)s been 15 years since Andrea Yates drowned her five young children in the bathtub of their suburban Houston home in a quintuple murder that gripped the nation.
Let's Call BullS#!T ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, mental health, protection, services, society )

CherAWAY
- 1437 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
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
- 3015 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... "
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
- 678 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.
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
- 3051 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!
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
- 941 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
New report slams lack of treatment for seriously ill inmates as 'inhumane,' calls for reforms.
US: Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Abuse   video
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, jail, mental health, abuse of mentally ill, prison reform, human rights )

Dandelion
- 536 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.
Navy Yard Shooter Practiced With AR-15 Two Days Before Rampage
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, mental health, mass killinigs, Naval Yard )

Kit
- 1172 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.
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
- 630 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.
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
- 1482 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.
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
- 2305 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
 

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