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Caught on video: Naked man runs through downtown El Paso, gets arrested

(Editor's note: The video above contains nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.) EL PASO, Texas -- A naked man was arrested after running through the streets of downtown El Paso Tuesday evening, stopping at one point to try and chat with patio diners at a popular restaurant. The incident was caught on video by ABC-7 photojournalist The post Caught on video: Naked man runs through downtown El Paso, gets arrested appeared first on KVIA.
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Redfield, IAtheperrynews.com

Redfield man arrested for allegedly assaulting mother

A Redfield man allegedly assaulted his mother in a drunken rage Tuesday night. Adam William Byrnes, 27, of 1013 Grant St., Redfield, was charged with first-offense domestic abuse assault and public intoxication. The incident began about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of Grant Street in Redfield, where Dallas...
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Bakersfield, CAKGET 17

Man with mental illness has gone missing, mother says

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A 20-year-old man with a mental health disorder went missing Tuesday, his mother says. The sheriff’s office confirmed Bradley Wilkendorf was last seen about 12:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Kent Drive in East Bakersfield. He’s described as 5-foot-10, about 150 pounds, brown eyes and...
spectrumnews1.com

East Longmeadow author hopes new book can help others with mental illness

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. - Everyone has a story. "I have PTSD from my first love. I have trauma from that. I have ADHD and I have bipolar," said Vinnie Magnani, of East Longmeadow. "It's a very hard situation. It is very overwhelming in my head every single day." The 24-year-old...
Bryan, TXKBTX.com

Bryan Police Department form Mental Health Unit

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - The Bryan Police Department has formed a Mental Health Unit, comprised of three officers, after there has been a “significant increase in the awareness of law enforcement interactions with people suffering from mental illness,” across the country. A release from BPD said these interactions often turn...
Mental HealthMedicalXpress

New model helps map the individual variations of mental illness

The diagnosis of mental illnesses such as major depression, schizophrenia, or anxiety disorder is typically based on coarse groupings of symptoms. These symptoms, however, vary widely among individuals as do the brain circuits that cause them. This complexity explains why drug treatments work for some patients, but not others. Now...
Mental Healthwealthmanagement.com

Estate Planning With Mental Illness in Mind

Mental illness is universal and pervasive, with one in five individuals in the United States suffering from any mental illness and one in 20 individuals suffering from serious mental illness. While prevalence for mental illness is high, the statistics on treatment are shockingly low. In the United States, less than half of those who suffer from mental illness receive treatment for it. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the second leading cause of death in the world among 15- to 29-year-olds.
Texas StateKXAN

Texas state mental hospitals remain full, hundreds still waiting in jail for beds

AUSTIN (KXAN) – State health officials say they are examining new ways to reduce the number of people in jail waiting for a bed in one of the state’s mental hospitals, which are brimming. They are also looking at how they can discharge long-term hospital patients more quickly to free up space, according to a Texas Health and Human Services committee meeting Wednesday.
Mental HealthThe State

A mentally ill SC man sought help. He was sentenced to death

Jamal Sutherland was sentenced to death. But Sutherland was never convicted of a crime. The only charge he faced was a misdemeanor following a fight at the Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health. There, he had sought help for his mental illness, but instead he was arrested and taken to jail. Graphic...
Dekalb, ILnorthernpublicradio.org

DeKalb Artist Manages Mental Illness By Celebrating Small Wins

"If I am bipolar, there's little room for me to really be myself." A northern Illinois artist credits her mental illness for being one of the things that help shape her creativity. Laura Szymanski is a multi-faceted artist. She does illustrations and caricature drawings, writes poetry and creates other types...
Abilene, TXbigcountryhomepage.com

Hardin-Simmons adds personal mental health training to curriculum

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Hardin-Simmons University (HSU) is making personal mental health a priority in their curriculum. Hardin-Simmons’ Physical Assistant program added the mental health training just two years ago, and Program Director Jennifer Eames says she has seen it pay dividends already. “Imagine if everyday you have to give...
Clark County, WAColumbian

Clark County’s only long-term mental health facility closing

The only long-term facility for mental health care in Clark County is closing soon, and people in need of residential treatment here will have nowhere to go. Elahan Place, a 32-bed long-term rehabilitation and treatment center run by Columbia River Mental Health Services, has stopped accepting patients and will use its building for other services, said spokeswoman Brittini Lasseigne.
Meadville, PAyourerie

Jet Pet: Chris

ANNA Shelter rescues dozens of animals from elderly resident suffering from mental illness. Millcreek Township residents reach out to Federal Aviation Administration to stop residential property from being built on Wilkins Road. Local democrats weigh in on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan. Three suspects charged in City of Erie shooting.
Tompkins County, NYtompkinsweekly.com

Meet the new deputy commissioner of mental health

In March of this year, Harmony Ayers-Friedlander started her new role as the deputy commissioner of mental health and the director of community services for the Tompkins County government. Now with several months under her belt, she said the experience so far has been enriching, and she looks forward to her continued role at the county.
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