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Safety for autistic kids shouldn't depend on GPS

...As the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder has soared, a nationwide effort is gaining ground to spread...law enforcement officials in searching for people with the disorder. Brown also encourages parents to tell local police that they...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-02/safety-for-autisitic-kids-shouldn
Opinion
Mental illness facts need to be known

...in every five Americans age 18 and older will have a diagnosable mental health disorder in a given year, and 46.4 percent will experience a mental health disorder in the course of a lifetime.- Stress, heavy drinking of alcoholic beverages...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27/mental-illness-facts-need-to-be-know
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Sebold to be keynote speaker at writers' conference

...the help of a teacher, Sebold taught herself to play with words like they were objects."That way I conquered my reading disorder as well," she said. "I don't know if I'd taken to language and writing if I hadn't had to struggle that way."Poetry...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-03/sebold-to-be-keynote-speaker-at-writ
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Mentally ill people must be treated, like it or not

...implemented the law. A multitude of studies have shown that people suffering from schizophrenia and, to a lesser extent, bipolar disorder are more likely to commit violent crimes. Mixed with alcohol, the propensity is far greater. The Treatment Advocacy Center...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-03/mentally-ill-people-must-be-treat
Opinion
Mental Health Specialist II/ Activity Therapist - Debarr RTC Job in Anchorage 99508, Alaska US |

...team and supporting the facility?s treatment program. The MHS II/ AT also provides direct care to patients with psychiatric disorder; to ensure the safety and well-being of patients; to support the maintenance of therapeutic milieu as well as supporting...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Mental-Health-Specialist-II-Activity-Thera
Sportsmanship highlights KPHA tournament play

It is often said that the greatest and truest of hearts shine in moments of chaos and disorder.When the time called for the utmost showing of respect and class, the Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association's Under-18 Midget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-01-11/sportsmanship-highlights-kpha-tour
Sports
Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood

...shooter, who served in Iraq in 2011, had been undergoing an assessment to determine whether he had post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, the senior officer on the base.There was no indication the attack was related...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-02/gunman-kills-3-wounds-16-at-fort-hoo
News

...the double-amputee Olympic athlete has generalized anxiety disorder and that this may have influenced his judgment when he fatally...criminally responsible for the shooting because of his anxiety disorder."The accused may not have raised the issue that he was not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-14-1
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One woman speaks out about her son's suicide

...said. "I don't think so." While it remains uncertain, Erkeneff said it is likely her son had a rapid onset of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The disease unraveled Justin's mind in just around a week, she said. The warning signs had trickled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-17-0
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Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

...somewhat murky. Court records show Binalshibh has been treated while in Guantanamo with medications that are used for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, but he did not participate in a court-ordered mental evaluation in January."The problem is that because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-13/window-opens-on-secret-camp-within-g
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