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Add Treatment Capacity Not Jail Capacity, Part II

June 13, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings On Mental Illness Competency Restoration versus Psychiatric Treatment Emptying the ‘New Asylums’: A Beds Capacity Model to Reduce Mental Illness Behind Bars Jail program aims for fewer repeat offenders My Brother Tom’s Schizophrenia` Police Train to Be ‘Social Workers of Last Resort’ 6/13/2019 A NAMI Glendale Advocacy Team project. Each weekday more »

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Add Treatment Capacity not Jail Capacity, Part I

June 12, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings On Mental Illness Colorado mental health crisis: Solutions for better care Colorado Springs Gazette Editorial: Mental illness is not a crime Madison teen pleads insanity in mother’s death, committed to state hospital San Luis Obispo County is 150 beds short to treat people with a mental health crisis Kandiyohi County more »

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June 11, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness Police know the mentally ill need more than handcuffs. Their response is shifting Kaiser mental health workers call off strike Can You Reshape Your Brain’s Response To Pain? How to Tell If You’ve Got ‘Pre-Burnout’ L.A. County has been thinking big on mental health and public safety. more »

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June 7, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, Informative Writings on Mental Illness San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Mental Health At Congressional Hearing LPS Designation Guidelines and Process for Facilities WHEN THINGS GO “WELL” The importance of engaging with local mental health organizations VICE | ‘Raised in the System’ Season more »

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June 4, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness  For families across California, a desperate struggle to get mental health care. All too often, California’s default mental institutions are now jails and prisons. VICE | ‘Raised in the System’ Season 6 Premiere | Full Episode | HBO [50 minutes]. WHEN THINGS GO “WELL”. Police Train to more »

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Summer General Membership Meeting Followed by USC Assoc. Prof. & Psychiatric Pharmacist, Lisa W. Goldstone

NAMI Glendale Quarterly Membership Meeting All Members Please Plan to Attend Expert Speaker  USC Associate Professor Lisa W. Goldstone MS, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP – Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist “Marijuana And The Effects On The Brain” June 13,2019 St. Joseph’s Medical Center Hope Conference Center Building Membership meeting 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm 2nd THURSDAY ‘s more »

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Current, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness Focus on Justice 06/03/2019 Four prisoners dead in six weeks: the crisis unfolding in San Diego county jails Arkansas prison official: Inmate fatally wounded himself inside cell Colorado’s jails and prisons house many of the state’s mentally ill | SPECIAL REPORT Suspect in random attack at casino more »

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Dungeons and Back Alleys: The Fate of the Mentally Ill in America

May 30, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings On Mental Illness, 05/30/2019. Federally Sanctioned Discrimination Against Those Most Ill Must End. The twisted, fatal journey of the accused Appalachian Trail killer. ATLANTA BAIL REFORM IS LEAVING BEHIND HOMELESS AND MENTALLY ILL PEOPLE. Mentally ill man died of dehydration after nine days in Cobb jail. Dungeons and Back Alleys: more »

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Annual Pathways Conference, Save the Date: 6/9/19

May 29, 2019

NAMI Los Angeles County Council’s Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:00am – 3:30pm A conference focusing on personal and professional perspectives on recovery for families and individuals affected by mental illness. FREE ADMISSION (Lunch & Parking Included) Pickwick Gardens 1001 West Riverside Drive Burbank, CA REGISTRATION AT 8 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER: KERIS MYRICK, MBA, MS Peer Services more »

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