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Mental illness facts need to be known

...observance of a month focusing on mental illness, its diagnosis, treatment...consequences.Perceptions about mental illness, thankfully, have changed dramatically...understand there is no shame in mental illness, but there is a challenge to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27/mental-illness-facts-need-to-be-know
News
Poetry helps woman move toward healing

...The book itself is dedicated to the oldest of her two sons, Harold, who Schrader says suffered the most from her mental illness."How do you summarize putting your son through emotional abandonment when going through bipolar depression...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-17/poetry-helps-woman-mov
Arts & Entertainment
What others say: Too much shooting on U.S. streets

...Michael Brown, who was shot to death in August by an officer in Ferguson, Mo.Although Brinsley had a history of mental illness, it is small consolation to the two family members who lost sons, husbands and a father in the deadly assault...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-04/what-others-say-too-much-shooting
Opinion
Nov. 17, 2001 The Anchorage Daily News questions mix of mental illness and conceal carry law

...Wagner's concealed carry permit on grounds of mental illness. The 1998 law barred the judge from doing so. It...loophole in the law. We're all for destigmatizing mental illness and reconsidering restrictions based on old prejudices...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111901/ala_111901alapm0040001.shtml
alaska
Walmart shooter sentenced

...Cale, had wanted to present evidence of Nelund's mental illness, including testimony from a family physician who...the drug deal and the shooting, was suffering from mental illness and had gone off of her medications upon becoming...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-26/walmart-shooter-sentenced
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Village mental health, public safety takes center stage at conference

...lot of it goes right back to the substance abuse," she said. "We can help a lot of things, but we can't help mental illness. We need professional doctors."Tanana Chiefs Conference receives $4 million each year from the federal government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-22/village-mental-health-public-safety-
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Raising awareness can help prevent suicide

...the website afsp.org. There are Mental Health First Aid courses being taught all over Alaska, teaching signs of mental illness and erasing the stigma, asking for help is OK. Should you are someone you know be in crisis help is available 24...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-15/raising-awareness-can-hel
Letters
Psychiatric patients in Alaska need better rights

...best examples is individuals with a severe mental illness or dual diagnosis; mental illness along with a myriad of conditions that may...by society to be incapacitated because of a mental illness, who is to decide what is in their best interest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-12-02/psychiatric-patients-in-a
Letters
Mentally ill people must be treated, like it or not

...that, left untreated, people with certain forms of mental illness are more dangerous to themselves and to society than...heart-wrenching example. He was being treated for mental illness, according to what is known about the 22-year-old...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-03/mentally-ill-people-must-be-treat
Opinion
UCSB shooter insane, not sexist

...young man not getting proper treatment for his severe mental illness. Rodger's mother had been so frightened by his...proven impervious to serious discussion of severe mental illness and how it is treated in this country, despite repeated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-01
Opinion

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