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Mental Illness (INACTIVE)

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  • Parkville man charged in fatal stabbing of mother, wounding of sister

    Parkville man charged in fatal stabbing of mother, wounding of sister
    The call came into the Baltimore County emergency dispatch center just after midnight. An unidentified woman asked police respond to a home in Parkville. She didn't say why. When officers arrived in the first minutes of Sunday, they found 26-year-old...
  • Moving beyond gun control

    Moving beyond gun control
    Gun control doesn't stop bombings, and it doesn't prevent violent people from buying nails, BBs or pressure cookers. While I am supportive of gun control — and applaud Maryland for being one of the few states taking a strong stance on gun possession...
  • Howard County Nonprofit Directory

    Howard County Nonprofit Directory
    Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs. Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational...
  • Letter: Thanks for supporting Recovery Festival

    Editor: I commend the FACE-IT Faith-Based Coalition and Harford County officials for sponsoring last week's Recovery Festival at Aberdeen Festival Park. Sharing personal experiences and achievements is a vital component of the recovery process. As a...
  • 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...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Volunteer nominations Howard County Volunteer of the Year nomination forms are available at howardcountymd.gov/voy.htm. Deadline is Sept. 7. Information: 410-313-2023. Auditions Silhouette Stages will hold auditions for its production of the musical...
  • Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer

    Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer
    Rudolph James "Rudy" Redd Sr., an engineer who spent his nearly 40-year career with the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground and was an advocate for the mentally ill, died April 27 of a cardiac arrest at his home...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Education programs Howard County General Hospital will offer the following community education programs. Unless noted, all programs will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center at the Medical Pavilion, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. Space is...
  • Good Deeds: Spotlight on NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

    Good Deeds: Spotlight on NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
    Howard County boasts a long list of nonprofit organizations and charitable agencies, so we’ve decided to highlight what they are, what they do and how you can help. And since May is Mental HealthMonth, Howard Magazine chose NAMI of Howard County...
  • Living with a mental illness

    Many thanks for Dan Rodricks' moving article on Mike Flanagan ("Shadows of doubt – the life and death of Mike Flanagan," Aug. 19). People who live and struggle with mental illness have to contend with the shadows caused by their brain disorder as...
  • Guns and mental health

    Guns and mental health
    The arrest last month of a Maryland man for allegedly threatening to commit a mass murder at his former workplace inevitably drew comparisons to the shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater that had occurred a few days earlier, leaving 12 people dead...
  • Torture by another name

    Torture by another name
    Officially, the state of Maryland does not hold any of the 22,000 inmates in its prison system in what is called "solitary confinement," a cruel form of extreme punishment that isolates certain prisoners from any contact with other human beings, sometimes...