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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
- 78 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
- 309 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
- 546 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 Away
- 573 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
- 617 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
- 651 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
- 1441 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
- 2151 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
- 2187 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
- 2209 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.
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 )

K. A.
- 2213 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>
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 )

K. A.
- 2293 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.
NC Mental Health Sick as Ever : Dr. = Sex Offender
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, doctor, mental health, hospital, medicine, prevention, Sex Offender, alcohol, risk, risks, safety, ethics, crime, culture, family, law, money, rights, violence )

Barb
- 2495 days ago - wilmingtonstar.com
A doctor who pleaded guilty to a single drunken sex offense against a 9-year-old girl in 1989, a doctor who served his sentence and paid the family of his victim, a doctor who apparently hasn't committed a crime since then, is entitled to practice his ...
   

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