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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • Howard students work to address pervasive issue of homelessness

    Howard students work to address pervasive issue of homelessness
    In one of the wealthiest counties in the country, students are being confronted with a message: Poverty exists in every community, and students can make a difference. Around Ellicott Mills Middle School recently, the signs were hard to miss as the campus...
  • Szasz turned psychiatry on its head

    Thomas Stephen Szasz, arguably the world's foremost psychiatrist, died Sept. 8. 2012. Former psychiatrist and current columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that "Szasz is the kind of author no one reads but everyone knows about." That's unfortunate. Too...
  • Healthy Harford Day celebration linked with other community health initiatives

    Healthy Harford organizers are reminding residents to mark their calendars to participate in this year's Healthy Harford Day Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8 to 11 a.m. Held in conjunction with the Bel Air Farmers Market at the corner of Hays and Thomas Streets...
  • Behavioral-primary care program launched in state

    Baltimore Medical System won a nearly half-million grant to develop a program for patients with both chronic diseases and behavior health needs. The $498,906 from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will be used to develop a unique-in-the-state turn on...
  • Chase Brexton launches $25M renovation of new headquarters

    Chase Brexton launches $25M renovation of new headquarters
    One year after announcing plans to move its headquarters to the former Monumental Life Building at Charles and Chase streets, Chase-Brexton Health Services is about to begin a $25 million renovation to prepare the property for its new use. Chase...
  • 25 year ago: Fourth of July crowds in Bel Air estimated at 60,000

    From The Aegis dated July 9, 1987: Harford County celebrated July 4th in grand style 25 years ago this week, with parades and other events in Bel Air, Havre de Grace and Kingsville. Crowds in Bel Air were estimated at a record 60,000, while Havre de...
  • Few of Baltimore police shooting victims this year were armed

    Few of Baltimore police shooting victims this year were armed
    Baltimore Police have shot 10 people this year — eight of them fatally — leading some to question whether police are properly equipped to handle calls involving the mentally ill. Only one of those shot was carrying a firearm, and several...
  • U.S. Justice Department hasn't visited city jail despite oversight agreement

    The U.S. Justice Department's civil rights division has not visited the Baltimore City Detention Center in nearly two years, despite an agreement with the state to oversee reforms at the facility. The jail's handling of juveniles has been a continuing...
  • Corrections chief: Youth are kept safe in adult jail

    I write to take strong exception to the Sun's recent coverage of housing conditions for juveniles charged with serious felonies as adults in Baltimore's adult jail ("Youth in city jail face 'deplorable' conditions," July 29, and "Attacks among youth at...
  • Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty

    Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty
    A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance. Alexander G. Song 2nd...
  • Dr. Drew makes light of his exercise bulimia

    Dr. Drew makes light of his exercise bulimia
    Celebrity psychologist Dr. Drew Pinsky recently admitted on CNN to exercising obsessively to stay slim, a condition not technically a mental disorder, but what some call exercise bulimia. He joked about his condition saying: “a little whiff of a...
  • Perry Hall High student charged as adult in cafeteria shooting

    Perry Hall High student charged as adult in cafeteria shooting
    Charged as an adult in the Perry Hall High School shooting, 15-year-old Robert Wayne Gladden Jr., was held without bond Tuesday as a portrait of a withdrawn and occasionally bullied student with a troubled home life emerged through interviews with...