VA Audit Tracks Mental Health Care

VA Audit Tracks Mental Health Care

By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times DURHAM, N.C. — Andrew Danecki, a Marine Corps veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan, suffers from sleep apnea that left him nodding off ...

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Risk Of Depression Is Nearly Twice As High For Unemployed Americans

Risk Of Depression Is Nearly Twice As High For Unemployed Americans

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times Unemployment takes a significant toll on the mental health of workers, especially those who have been out of their jobs for at least 27 weeks -- ...

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There Were Clues To Elliot Rodger’s State Of Mind, But Not Enough To Act On

There Were Clues To Elliot Rodger’s State Of Mind, But Not Enough To Act On

By Scott Gold, Abby Sewell and Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times ISLA VISTA, Calif. -- Elliot Rodger enjoyed sunsets, mountain vistas, retro pop music. He said it time and again: The ...

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Bill To Overhaul Mental Healthcare Draws Praise And Criticism

Bill To Overhaul Mental Healthcare Draws Praise And Criticism

By Stacey Burling, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA -- A Pittsburgh congressman who is also a clinical psychologist is pushing an ambitious overhaul of the country's mental ...

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Mental-Health Services Seen As Key To Stopping School Violence

Mental-Health Services Seen As Key To Stopping School Violence

By Mary Niederberger, Rich Lord and Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH — Teaching students alternatives to violence and improving their access to mental-health services ...

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Fort Hood Shooting Focuses Attention On Military Mental Health

Fort Hood Shooting Focuses Attention On Military Mental Health

By Jeremy Schwartz, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — As the second-highest-ranking officer in the U.S. Army, retired Gen. Peter Chiarelli was briefed on all soldiers who ...

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Investigators Assemble Clues About Fort Hood Shooter

Investigators Assemble Clues About Fort Hood Shooter

By Jeremy Schwartz, Philip Jankowski and Marty Toohey, Austin American-Statesman   AUSTIN, Texas—On March 1, Spc. Ivan Lopez walked into Guns Galore on the southern outskirts ...

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