Mental health

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Navy Yard Gunman Had Classified Access Pulled Amid Mental Health Concerns

The company that employed the Washington Navy Yard shooter pulled his access to classified material for two days in August when mental health problems became evident, but restored it quickly and never told Navy officials about the withdrawal, The Associated Press has learned.

11/23/2013

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Family Of Navy Yard Shooting Victim Seeks Money

The family of a woman killed during a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in September is seeking $37.5 million from the Navy and the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying that red flags about the deteriorating mental health of the killer were ignored.

11/08/2013

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Navy Yard Employees Get Counseling After Massacre

More than 6,000 employees of the Washington Navy Yard have been offered counseling in the 10 days since a gunman killed 12 people.

09/26/2013

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Woman Charged In Cathedral Vandalism Admitted To Psychiatric Ward

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint and suspected of similar vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial and other sites has been admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward.

08/29/2013

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Md. Pitches Tighter Rules For Minor Indoor Tanning

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is proposing a six-month expiration of parental consent for minor indoor tanning.

05/14/2013

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Kennedy Krieger Initiative Helps Identify Autism Spectrum For At-Risk Infants

It’s Autism Awareness Month, and researchers at Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute have developed a new initiative to help identify autism in infant siblings of children with the disorder.

04/02/2013

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Opponents Of Gun-Control Measures To Rally

Opponents of gun control legislation are planning a demonstration next to the Maryland State House.

01/19/2013

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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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