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Reeling it in: 'Love & Mercy' strikes a perfect chord

...his head, is just beginning to show signs of the mental illness that would haunt his later life. He asks for that would inform his entire life. It portrays mental illness in a particularly sensitive way, showing that it...
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What others say: One Homeless Night puts focus on local homelessness issues

...impossible to hold down a job or provide for food and other basic life necessities. Many among the homeless struggle with mental illness for which they don't receive effective treatment. And unlike those choosing to spend the night outside, the homeless...
Alaska appeals abortion funding decision detriments. He also wrote that it would deny funding in cases involving fetal anomalies or women dealing with mental illness or addiction.Jessica Cler, Alaska spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest, said the group was disappointed...
Race and the death penalty collide in Colorado

...involved white and Hispanic men (1997 and 1967, respectively). And Holmes' attorneys aggressively emphasized his mental illness, going so far as to push, unsuccessfuly, an insanity defense. But Lewis has his own tale of woe - broken family...
Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...Alaska cut mental health spending by 37 percent between 2009 and 2012, according to data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. At PCHS those cuts translated in 2012 to more than $1 million in state reimbursement for time PCHS spends treating...
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...
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...
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...
More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

...the roughly $26 million the trust budgets each year for programs and services for Alaskans with disabilities and mental illness, according to the trust. Overall, Balash said the state has had "a couple rubs" with Buccaneer during the company's...
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...


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