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Systemic understaffing, mental illness stigma played role in prison birth, lawsuit alleges

New Britain — Tianna Laboy spent nearly 30 days at an inpatient mental health treatment program before she was admitted to York Correctional Institution in August 2017. When she arrived at the Niantic prison, officials put her in the mental health infirmary. New filings in her civil lawsuit allege that her placement there “guaranteed she would be […]

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Bucks eyes mental health court, police co-responder program – News – Bucks County Courier Times – Levittown, PA

“If we can use this rising clamor of awareness … as momentum to get something done, then we should,” said Weintraub. “If we can use this rising clamor of awareness … as momentum to get something done, then we should,” said Weintraub. Bucks County could see a new mental health court and other police changes […]

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‘Mental Illness Is Not An Excuse, But It Is A Reason’: How To Talk About Kanye West’s Behavior | Here & Now

Erratic behavior is something of a brand for the famous rapper and producer, but his disclosure that he lives with bipolar disorder also necessitates what we think about his behavior through a mental health lens. Source: ‘Mental Illness Is Not An Excuse, But It Is A Reason’: How To Talk About Kanye West’s Behavior | […]

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Kanye West Is ‘Struggling’ with Bipolar Disorder as Rapper Says He Wants to Be President | With Note via Eve Reiland #TheReal5150

  Note From Eve Reiland: We work so hard to break the stigma of mental illness. We put ourselves out there to show the world there’s no shame in seeking help and being treated, doing the work to help maintain stability and the million and other ways we manage illness. The cheers that are given […]

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Archived | Autism Speaks Northern California: Way to go! | Circa November 7, 2008

Way to go! Northern California office modesto@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.comFri, Nov 7, 2008, 2:53 PMto Genevieve Central Valley Walk Now for AutismThanks and Congratulations!http://www.walknowforautism.org/centralvalley We are sure you have heard by now, but the inaugural Central Valley Walk Now for Autism was so much more than “the little engine that could.” You not only “could,” but […]

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Archived: Central Valley Walk Now for Autism | Circa June 2009

Promotion of GFCF diet Team 51Fifty 2009 Central Valley Walk Now for Autism Central Valley Walk Now for Autism modesto@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com  Jun 17, 2009, 5:57 PM to Genevieve June 18, 2009   2009 Central Valley Walk Now for AutismModesto Junior College – West CampusSaturday, October 17, 2009www.walknowforautism.org/centralvalley    WALK NOW FOR AUTISM Join us for our 2nd annual Central Valley Walk Now for Autism – […]

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Love Me Now | Life 2.0 | Eve Reiland

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
Love me now You’re all I needYou’re my everything Today and forever moreSo love me now The dark days are near But not yet here. Love me now before I fall too deep Get so far away, so lost I can’t hear your heart beat Love me now…