| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:10 PM
I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can’t be silent, either.
Last week, you see, President Barack Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is...
| Jun 10, 2013
In the past few months, Yvonne Hysick, PACT peer specialist for the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board, has helped nine clients complete advance mental health directives. All have schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder, she said. Within...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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MasterChef The cooks must create a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Brian James Moudry was just 14 and had been in and out of psychiatric care when he began doodling Nazi drawings and discussing white pride in letters to his physically abusive father, according to court records.
Diagnosed with severe schizophrenia...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Following state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's call for an investigation, federal authorities have taken disciplinary action against a Nevada hospital in an alleged case of "patient dumping" in California.
In a letter...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: In my local newspaper today, there were articles about Jared Loughner, who shot and killed 6 people and wounded 12 more in Arizona in 2011, and James Holmes, who shot and killed 12 people and wounded another 58 in a Colorado movie theater last year....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:58 AM
PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are being released Wednesday, marking the public's first glimpse into documents that authorities...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend in front of her son will spend more than 21 years behind bars.
A Sedgwick County judge sentenced Yusef Samad to 254 months in prison. In March, he pleaded guilty to lesser charges of voluntary manslaughter...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of a bipartisan Senate effort to subject more firearms buyers to background checks remains uncertain as seven Republicans amenable to a gun control debate are still likely to resist such an expansion.
On an initial...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Democratic nominee for governor Terry McAuliffe wants to revamp and reinvest in Virginia's mental health system so that the state's jails and prisons no longer serve as warehouses for the mentally ill.
In a policy proposal released to The Daily Press...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Hampton Roads Regional Jail houses several hundred inmates who have been diagnosed with mental illness. They include men and women, those who've committed "nuisance" crimes, such as trespassing, and those convicted of felonies, including assault.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The contents of a long, rambling essay written by a Costa Mesa man who likely blew himself up in an apparent suicide are concerning police, authorities said Monday.
The 17,000-word essay, titled “The Pricker: A True Story of Assassination,...