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June 28, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides. Mental Illness, Suicide, and the Criminal Justice System. Mississippi’s Mental-Illness Policies Are Working. DOJ Is Challenging Them. Auditor: State should redirect $15M in mental health, addiction money. 6/28/2019 Each weekday the  NAMI Glendale Advocacy Team publishes a more »

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June 27, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness LA Mental Health Commission to Address Homeless Count 2019. Responding To Bipolar Psychotic Symptoms. Stigma and sense: Understanding difference between mental health and mental illness. 6 Weird Mental Health Studies It’s Hard to Believe Got Published.  6/26-27/2019 Each weekday the  NAMI Glendale Advocacy Team publishes a selection more »

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Mental Health Commission to Address Homeless Count 2019.

June 26, 2019

The Los Angeles County Mental Health Commission (MHC) is poised to address proposed policy changes and initiatives around homelessness and mental health.  The MHC will be examining the results of the latest Countywide Homelessness Count during its next regular meeting on Thursday, June 27th.  This has become a matter of increased urgency as this year’s more »

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Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness Mental illness affects most women behind bars. FDA Overlooked Red Flags In Drugmaker’s Testing of New Depression Medicine.  NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS’ SELF-HELP CLEARINGHOUSE Key Update. How ‘Legion’ Uses Superpowers to Explore Mental Illness.  6/26/2019 The more informed you are, the more empowered you are. Each weekday more »

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June 25, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness Three women were sexually abused while in a psych hospital. Now, they want their day in court. Police know the mentally ill need more than handcuffs. Their response is shifting. Sheriff’s Department asks O.C. supervisors to add beds for mentally ill inmates at jail intake center. Mia more »

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June 24, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness It’s not just the Costco shooting. Disabled people are often killed by police Suicide among teens and young adults reaches highest level since 2000 Treatment for Psychosis — And Other Mental Illness — Differs Drastically by County Ohio House approves death penalty ‘mental illness’ bill 6/24/2019 A more »

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June 18, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Writings on Mental Illness Working group explores changes in county justice system LOS ANGELES COUNTY Alternatives to Incarceration Work Group Interim Report—June 2019 [Alternative link https://s26107.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/ATI-Interim-Report-Final.pdf] Justice LA’s Decarcerationc[sic] Report: The New Vision for Los Angeles County— Mentally Ill and Languishing in Jail Supportive Housing Coming Soon to East Los more »

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Project Return Peer Support Network

June 17, 2019

Project Return Peer Support Network Taking charge together! PEER PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & PLACEMENT PROGRAM Summer 2019 Session July 24, 2019 for 8 weeks Application Deadline: July 8, 2019  ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The Peer Professional Training & Placement program prepares people who are, or who have been, consumers of mental health services for roles in the more »

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