- Molina to spend $200M on behavioral, mental health services Updated: Sep-03-15 1:38 pm
LONG BEACH, California - Insurer Molina Healthcare will spend about $200 million to expand the behavioral and mental health services it provides with its coverage.
- New gun laws take effect in Alabama Updated: Sep-02-15 6:47 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - New gun laws taking effect in Alabama are supposed to make it more difficult for the mentally ill to buy firearms.
- Lawsuit filed in Taser death of mentally ill man in Albany Updated: Sep-02-15 6:25 am
ALBANY, New York - The family of a mentally ill man who died after Albany police subdued him with a stun gun has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and the three police officers involved in the fatal confrontation last April.
- EXCHANGE: Living life of a hoarder isn't easy Updated: Sep-02-15 6:08 am
PEKIN, Illinois - Children peeked between the curtains of their home on the south side of Pekin recently as police stood guard so that code enforcement personnel could remove the debris that their parents had accumulated in the yard.
- Nevada gets $11M to aid children with emotional disturbances Updated: Sep-01-15 8:05 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada officials say an $11 million grant from the federal government could help them reduce suicide attempts and improve school performance among children with mental illnesses.
- New club at Omaha college offers support for mental illness Updated: Sep-01-15 4:23 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Members of a new student organization at an Omaha college are encouraging other students to join in their fight to destigmatize mental illness and help those suffering with the disorders.
- Indianapolis officers begin training on mental illness Updated: Sep-01-15 3:29 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Dozens of officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are learning how to recognize mental illness when responding to calls and the steps needed to keep those situations from escalating.
- Volunteers recognize mentally ill buried in unmarked graves Updated: Sep-01-15 2:13 am
APPLETON, Wisconsin - For almost 80 years, no one is thought to have visited Peter Gauslin's grave.
- Latest on Texas deputy: Lawyer says man had mental illness Updated: Aug-31-15 8:02 pm
HOUSTON - Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):
- Dealing with anxiety disorder, Fish wins in US Open return Updated: Aug-31-15 7:56 pm
NEW YORK - This, Mardy Fish said afterward, is what ran through his mind during his first U.S. Open match in three years - and the first match of his last tournament as a tennis pro: "I'm going to be OK. Everything's going to be OK. You're going to be fine."
- Mental health service to launch crisis response program Updated: Aug-31-15 7:13 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A mental health service in Concord is preparing to launch the state's first mobile crisis unit response program.
- Va. inmate awaiting transfer to mental health facility dies Updated: Aug-29-15 4:35 pm
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - A jail official in Portsmouth says a man awaiting transfer to a mental health facility was found dead in his cell.
- Inmate awaiting transfer to mental health facility dies Updated: Aug-29-15 12:50 pm
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - A jail official in Portsmouth says a man awaiting transfer to a state mental health facility for months was found dead in his cell.
- Veterans with PTSD praise audio-therapy results Updated: Aug-29-15 1:54 am
SARASOTA, Florida - On March 23, 1994, as it made its approach to Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, the nose of an F-16 clipped the right rear elevator of a C-130 in mid-air. Although the stricken transport managed to circle around for a safe landing, the jet fighter crew had to eject as their doomed plane, on full afterburner, hurtled toward the base.
- Sitka offers free counseling in wake of deadly landslide Updated: Aug-28-15 7:25 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - Officials are urging residents of Sitka who may be suffering disaster stress and grief in wake of the recent landslide to seek mental health counseling.
- DA: Courthouse attacker had mental health, behavior issues Updated: Aug-27-15 12:59 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania - A prosecutor says a man fatally shot at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse after attacking a deputy sheriff had a history of bizarre behavior.
- Bexar County sheriff works to prevent jail suicides Updated: Aug-26-15 3:12 pm
SAN ANTONIO - For Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, mental illness is personal.
- US OPEN 2015: 3 years after withdrawal, Mardy Fish returns Updated: Aug-26-15 12:03 pm
For Mardy Fish, it was supposed to mark a high point in his tennis career. Instead, Sept. 3, 2012, stands out as one of the most difficult days of his life.
- DA cites depression for 3-week absence, takes 4-week leave Updated: Aug-25-15 6:37 pm
DALLAS - Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk explained Tuesday that she missed the last three weeks of work to deal with a bout of depression and will not return to the office for another month.
- Group: Inmates languishing without mental evaluations, care Updated: Aug-25-15 4:35 pm
DENVER - An advocacy group says jail inmates are waiting two months or longer to get mental health evaluations and care because the state hospital is short-staffed.
- The Latest on Oklahoma stabbing: Fallin praises Costello Updated: Aug-24-15 5:07 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The latest on the fatal stabbing of Oklahoma's labor commissioner (all times local):
- Budget stalemate delays opening of 10-bed mental health unit Updated: Aug-24-15 1:31 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The state budget stalemate means a 10-bed mental health crisis unit at New Hampshire Hospital won't open as planned this fall.
- Lawsuit blames lack of care for jail inmate's death Updated: Aug-24-15 10:58 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Survivors of a former Brown County Jail inmate are suing the county, saying he died after being denied adequate care.
- Schools seek to address mental health issues among students Updated: Aug-23-15 1:22 pm
EXETER, New Hampshire - High school officials are rolling out programs to help combat depression, anxiety and other mental health issues among New Hampshire students.
- Monitor: Too many in jails awaiting competency services Updated: Aug-23-15 10:26 am
SEATTLE - Efforts by Washington state health officials to shorten the amount of time mentally ill people wait in jails for competency services are failing to keep up with a growing demand and urgent measures are needed to deal with the backlogs, according to a court-ordered monitor.