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Experts Say Improve Mental Health Care Or Mass Shootings Will Continue

Family members say the gunman in last week’s Sandy Hook school massacre battled mental health problems for most of his life. What can we do to stop these mass killings?

12/18/2012

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Study: Creativity, Mental Illness Linked; Writers 50 Percent More Likely To Commit Suicide

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Mental illness may provide many with a creative look on life. Confirming a long-standing cliché about moody artists and others working in creative profession, a new study looks at those most […]

10/17/2012

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Fruits Plus Vegetables Equals Happiness?

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables seems to boost life satisfaction, mental well-being, and happiness.

10/15/2012

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Judge Orders GPS Monitoring For Accused ‘Joker’

A judge has ordered GPS monitoring for a Maryland man accused of calling himself a “joker” while phoning in a threat to his workplace.

08/31/2012

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Panel Talks About Firearms Access For Mentally Ill

Members of a Maryland task force on Tuesday began discussing laws and policies relating to firearms access for the mentally ill, as it considers changes to an area of the law that weighs Second Amendment rights with public safety.

08/21/2012

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Md. Group Studying Access To Guns By Mentally Ill

A Maryland task force studying the ability of the mentally ill to obtain firearms is to meet for the first time.

08/20/2012

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Md. Mom Who Killed Son Agonized Over School Costs

A Maryland psychiatrist who killed her son and then herself left behind a suicide note that talked about mounting debt and conflicts with her child’s school district.

08/08/2011

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Colleagues: Slain Virginia Psychiatrist Was Mentor

A northern Virginia psychiatrist who was fatally shot by a patient in an apparent murder-suicide had been a mentor to hundreds of area therapists, his colleagues said Saturday.

07/23/2011

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Man Who Killed Wife Outside City Courthouse Sentenced To Life

A Baltimore judge hands down the maximum sentence to a man convicted of killing his wife outside a city courthouse. The victim’s family says it’s the justice they’ve waited for.

05/06/2011

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Baltimore Circuit Court Is Launching Mental Health Docket

Baltimore’s Circuit Court is launching a mental health case management docket.

04/13/2011

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Ex-Executive Sentenced For Bathroom Camera

A former mental health agency director who hid a video camera in a bathroom has been sentenced to five months in jail.

02/04/2011

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