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Mental illness

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Health Professionals Fear Tragedies Such As Fort Hood Stigmatize Mental Illness

Authorities in Fort Hood, Texas are trying to piece together what led an Iraq War veteran to kill three people and wound 16 others before taking his own life at an Army base in Texas.

04/03/2014

Ken Ulman

Ulman Talks Public Safety, Mental Illness In Final State Of Howard County Address

Howard County Executive Kenneth Ulman, who is running for lieutenant governor in the upcoming state election, delivered his final state of the county address on Thursday.

03/20/2014

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Mental Illness Cited In Slaying Of Grandparents

The mother of a 19-year-old Keedysville man charged with murdering his paternal grandparents says her son is mentally ill.

03/17/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Experts: Ricin Mailed To President Easy To Make

The ricin mailed to the president and a U.S. senator is relatively easy to make but generally can’t be used to target a large number of people, experts say.

04/19/2013

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Panel On Mentally Ill Gun Access Releases Report

Gun should be taken away from anyone who is found by a licensed health care provider, educator or police to be a threat, a panel studying firearms access by the mentally ill recommended Wednesday.

01/02/2013

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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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Baltimore Police Officers Learn To Help Those With Mental Illness

Before graduating the police academy, every city officer will have the BEST training. It’s the department’s method to help people with mental illness.

05/08/2011

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Panel: Security Probe Missed Clues In Anthrax Case

A court-ordered panel of experts said Wednesday that security investigators failed to follow up on signs of mental illness that should have prevented the apparent perpetrator of the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks from working with anthrax at the Army’s flagship biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick.

03/23/2011