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Disgraced Illinois judge awaits decision on where he'll serve 2-year term in
LOUIS — A disgraced former Illinois drug court judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal is getting time to square away things before serving a two-year sentence on heroin and gun convictions. But exactly where Michael Cook … "The court …
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The future is Alzheimer's
Florida Hospital's 17-bed senior behavioral health unit in Lake Placid cared for more than 400 patients last year. "I am very worried about this growing mismatch between health care needs and health care providers," said State Rep. Cary Pigman. He is …
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Timeline: US school violence since 1927
September 15, 2009 – Coral Gables Senior High School, Coral Gables, Florida. 17-year-old …. Osmanson is sent to a private residential treatment center. February …. After time in a psychiatric hospital, Christian attends high school in the Dallas …
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Should Idaho spend .1 million on three mental health treatment centers?
Editorials · From the Editor · Letters to the Editor · Cheers & Jeers · Guest Opinion · National Columnists · Home · Opinion. Should Idaho spend $ 5.1 million on three mental health treatment centers? Total Votes: 49. Yes 41 84%: No 8 16%. Loading …
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Federal report on state's lack of community mental health care draws response
The report by the U.S. Department of Justice confirmed what many mental health advocates have known for years: the state continues to spend more money supporting restricted, institutionalized services at the state hospital and residential treatment …
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Killing of Wiota farmers points to holes in mental health system, critics say
Scott Walker's signature. Among other things, the bills boost funding for mental health services, provide money for programs that offer alternatives to prosecution or incarceration, and provide job placement and support services for people with mental …
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Club meetings: Jan. 10
Registered Parliamentarian and Florida State President Shirley Brodbeck will present "Debate, Debate, Debate… how to weigh the vote your way," followed by Q&A and discussion. … Bridge, Palmetto Duplicate Bridge: The Palmetto Duplicate Bridge Club …
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Support Groups
Celebrate Recovery, a Christian 12-step program for those who are hurting, dinner 6 p.m. Mondays, group worship 7 p.m., small groups 8 p.m., Lakewood United Methodist Church, 6133 San Jose Blvd. (904) 733-8477. ? Celebrate … Beaches cancer support …
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Indian River County Community Calendar, updated Jan. 10
Florida Cracker Weekend: Music, games, food, drawings, chili cook-off. 8 p.m. Feb. … Vero Beach Christian Business Association: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27. … Teen Summit For Parents: To be discussed: Dating, relations & sexuality issues; personal safety …
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Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad Issues Stern
On the Heels of Several Tragic Deaths Attributed to 'Molly' and Deadly Designer Drugs Being Sold as 'Molly,' Dr. Mohammad and His Team of Addiction Experts at Malibu Horizon Launch Critical Public Awareness Campaign. MALIBU, CA–(Marketwired – Oct …
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Passages Malibu Issues Statement Concerning a New Health Report on
“Under certain circumstances, prescription medication can be just as troublesome as illegal drugs or alcohol,” said Pax Prentiss, CEO of Passages Addiction Treatment Centers. “We've found that individuals who have yet to cope with pressure in their …
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Malibu Vista Mental Health Treatment Center for Women Expands to Meet
Whereas some mental health treatment centers target crisis management, Malibu Vista focuses on long-term systemic change, which often encompasses medication stabilization and management and resiliency skills for healthy, independent living. Women at …
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Gary Larcenaire Publishes New Article Discussing Need For Mental Health
When people receive timely and effective treatment, it reduces expensive ER visits and hospitalizations." The article goes on to explain that budget cuts have hindered the strength of mental health outreach centers. Passing The Excellence in Mental …
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LA County To Study Jail Renovation For Mental Health Center
KNX 1070?s Bill Polish reports the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to study a plan to replace at least one tower of the jail with a mental health and substance abuse treatment center. play pause. LA County To Study …
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Civic Agenda: Whatcom County offers mental health services
Another priority was to intervene early in the treatment of behavioral health disorders in order to reduce less effective and more costly emergency services. Focusing additional attention on the behavioral health of our youth was a necessity, knowing …
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Mental health facilities have a 'revolving door'
Thousands of times a year in Missouri and Kansas, authorities commit people with mental health issues into treatment facilities. Police show up and escort away the sick. Involuntary commitment orders are filed in court. Hearings are held. Families agonize.
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Mental health treatment center plan worth considering
Southern Nevada had a mental health crisis before there was a mental health crisis. Before the mass shootings at Virginia Tech, a suburban Denver movie theater and Sandy Hook Elementary School. Before other states were cutting back their mental health …
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Dearth of mental health treatment options leads to emergencies
Bryan Johnson didn't know he had bipolar disorder until he ended up at the emergency room, where he assaulted a police officer. His family had taken him to the University of Maryland Medical Center because he was acting strangely, staring into the …
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