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  • homeless
  • A majority of the council has expressed concern over Supervisor Shawn Nelson's proposal to open a 200-person homeless shelter on county land near the entrance to the Great Park. (voiceofoc.org)
  • bipolar
  • Medication these days is very good, and I would like to believe that any bipolar person can be helped and lead a normal life as I do, free from such unnatural tendencies. (everything2.com)
  • risks
  • The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health (SCMH) and the College of Occupational Therapists have published a joint paper arguing that the government risks "writing off" people with mental health problems during the recession if it doesn't take action on employment support immediately. (blogspot.com)
  • streets
  • California is in the midst of a crisis, with very sick people suffering and dying on our streets. (ca.gov)
  • We must take action, and action means helping people get off the streets, into housing, and into supportive services to get their lives back. (ca.gov)
  • prevent
  • How do laws prevent mentally ill people from buying guns? (wsls.com)
  • We have a system to prevent people who aren't supposed to get guns from getting guns, and if there are gaps there then we need to look at those gaps. (wsls.com)
  • You could buy guns from someone from an online classified ad, people at a yard sale or on the street corner selling guns, or people who are at a gun show but not a retail dealer," all without having to pass a background check, according to Ari Freilich, a legal expert with the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, a group that promotes gun control. (wsls.com)
  • According to the draft bill, physical restraint or seclusion may only be used when it is the only means available to prevent imminent and immediate harm to the person concerned or to others. (blogspot.com)
  • patients
  • Somatic symptom disorder captured 15% of patients with cancer or heart disease and 26% with irritable bowel syndrome or fibromyalgia, and had a very high false-positive rate of 7% among health people in the general population. (bmj.com)
  • A shameful practice often referred to as a blot on human rights, mentally ill patients in the southeast Asia region, including India, are chained to poles or their beds in institutions meant to cure them. (blogspot.com)
  • The bill also says that mentally ill patients can't be subject to compulsory tonsuring (shaving of head hair) and have to wear own personal clothes and not be forced to wear uniforms provided by the facility. (blogspot.com)
  • Despite the well-known health dangers of tobacco consumption, smoking among the mentally ill has long been widely viewed as "self-medication," reducing the incentive among health care professionals to encourage such patients to quit. (bio-medicine.org)
  • House Democrats, for example, proposed on May 6 a major expansion of the number of mentally ill patients who would be barred from purchasing firearms. (jama.com)
  • make
  • Unless a person has had to make that less-than-a-second decision to protect his life or that of another, they should leave the Monday morning quarterbacking to the sporting public. (centralmaine.com)
  • The mentally ill make up a big part of the population, and are "the true out-of-the-box thinkers," Kyaga says. (businessinsider.com)
  • This needs to be assessed very carefully, since its easy to make excuses for your reasons for intervening or helping the person out. (pairedlife.com)
  • Various agencies, including the Department of Homeless Services and the New York Police Department, will share information with one another about those people to make sure they are being treated, city officials said. (flashnewsupdates.com)
  • health
  • While people who knew Nikolas Cruz describe a complicated picture of the 19-year-old behind Wednesday's school shooting, questions of mental health and gun laws are beginning to occupy the top tiers of American government. (wsls.com)
  • The other way to wind up in the database that could cause an individual to fail a background check for mental illness is if a court or government body were to rule that due to his mental health, a person is a danger to himself or others or is unable to manage his own affairs. (wsls.com)
  • People with mental illness tend to die 15-20 years before the general population, mostly because of cardiovascular disease,' he told a symposium on physiotherapy and mental health. (csp.org.uk)
  • About one in every four people has a mental illness in any given year, according to the Mental Health Foundation. (blogspot.com)
  • The "person-centered" approach represents a change in attitude over the past 15 years, said Pat Hawkins, a case manager for Pine Rest Mental Health Services. (blogspot.com)
  • However, the law as it currently stands bans people from being a company director, a juror or an MP just on the basis of their mental health. (cambridgelibdems.org.uk)
  • If this Bill passes, for example, people will no longer be able to be exempted from jury service on the basis of mental ill health or be discharged as the director of a company. (cambridgelibdems.org.uk)
  • This will bring these laws into the 21st Century and send a clear message that stigmatizing a person because they have suffered a mental health condition is totally wrong. (cambridgelibdems.org.uk)
  • This is really a devastating problem for people with mental illness because of the broad health consequences of nicotine addiction," said R. Andrew Chambers, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry at the IU School of Medicine. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The mayor said the goal of NYC Safe, a $22 million mental health initiative, was to aggressively reach mentally ill people prone to hurting themselves or others. (flashnewsupdates.com)
  • Many of these people routinely use social and emergency services and find themselves in law enforcement custody, effectively converting a health issue into a criminal issue. (ca.gov)
  • police
  • The jurors determined that he was mentally ill but guilty, because he understood the nature and meaning of his actions and because he told the police that he knew his actions were wrong. (jaapl.org)
  • serious
  • In a 30-page letter to Gov. John Bel Edwards last week, the Justice Department says its civil rights division concluded the state violates the Americans with Disabilities Act by relying on nursing facilities to house approximately 4,000 people with serious mental illness. (wbrz.com)
  • Christian
  • A popular choice is the four apartment complexes run by Genesis, a nonprofit formed in 1998 by the Inner City Christian Federation, Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids and Hope Network to provide housing for people with disabilities, including mental illness. (blogspot.com)
  • guns
  • And even keeping people with depression from owning guns will mean little if someone else in their household owns a gun. (jama.com)
  • Society
  • The law had a very limited reach - at most, only about 75,000 would have been affected, according to CNN , and even those people would have been able to request an exception with proof that they wouldn't be a danger to themselves or to society. (bustle.com)
  • Historically, society has stereotyped persons with mental illness as dangerous, believing that restraining their liberty or rights would solve social problems. (jama.com)
  • laws
  • So if it's not the gun that's the problem, it's got to be an unhinged person or a hard criminal who doesn't obey laws anyway. (bustle.com)
  • death
  • This is a life-or-death situation, and it is beyond inhumane to sit back and watch as these people die. (ca.gov)
  • find
  • One moment you are talking to the person you used to know, the next, you find them screaming at you and you don't recognize the person before you. (pairedlife.com)
  • You may find yourself focused on your ill child, you neglect the others. (pairedlife.com)
  • deal
  • The fundamental idea of it is to get people into the right systems to deal with the problems they have," Firesheets said. (wcpo.com)
  • Email
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