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  • Focus on mental health [Editorial]

    Erasing the stigma that is often associated with mental health issues, educating ourselves and learning about community resources that we can lean on for help are some of the things we can do to change how we look at and approach this problem which, too often, carries with it fatal consequences.
  • Mental Health First Aid course

    Mental Health First Aid course
    Mental Health First Aid classes teach professionals and lay people how to recognize mental illness and follow an action plan to get the individual the help they need. The course takes one full day. Nurse Marilyn Barton, RN, started teaching the...

    Help getting help: Mental illness in Carroll County

    If tragedy is a bitter draught, then perhaps there is still the chance of distilling something better from it. Actor Robin Williams committed suicide on Monday, Aug. 11, and his wife, Susan Schneider, said in a statement that he had been suffering...

    Lawyer Pleads Guilty In 'Operation Running Man' Insurance Scheme

    A Bridgeport lawyer pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he orchestrated a large-scale insurance fraud scheme in which he and several health professionals recruited victims of minor traffic incidents, provided them unnecessary medical services and...

    Chart: Top employers

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Rank || Rank '12 || Company (Local subsidiary) || 2013 Full-time || 2013 Part-time || 2013 Total || 2012 Total || || 1 || 1 || Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) || 43700 || 26200 || 69900 || 66700 || || 2 || 2 || Adventist...