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*  Wisconsin Department of Health Services | Devex
... three centers for the developmentally disabled; a facility for mentally ill inmates; two psychiatric hospitals; and a facility ... DHS is committed to protecting and promoting the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin, making sure everyone can live ... their best life. DHS oversees Medicaid, the single largest program in the state budget, and other health and social service ... opportunities so you can do more good for more people. We invite you to join us. ...
  https://www.devex.com/organizations/wisconsin-department-of-health-services-109746
*  40 Girls Killed in Fire at Guatemalan Youth Home Where Rape & Abuse Were Rampant
... a youth center in Guatemala with a history of abuse, rape and corruption. ... Another worker, José Roberto Arias Pérez, is serving an eight-year sentence for raping a mentally disabled girl. ... At least 40 girls died in a fire on March 8 at the Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción, a youth center in Guatemala with a ... The shelter, home to about 700 young people, has a maximum capacity of 500. Most of the teens and girls living there are ...
  http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/our-issues/girls-killed-fire-guatemalan-youth-home-abuse
*  Disaster Persists 30 Years after Bhopal Gas Catastrophe - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Some were born deaf or blind, and many are mentally disabled. "These children will never be able to lead a normal life," says ... It operates a rehabilitation center that is funded by donations and dedicated to disabled children from poor families living ... "The people can't see, smell or taste the poison," says Rachna Dhingra, "but it's there." It's in the water, in the flesh of ... No government agencies and no hospitals in the city keep track of the abnormalities. Midwives from the neighborhoods, who ...
  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/disaster-persists-30-years-after-bhopal-gas-catastrophe-a-1006101.html
*  Healthcare Sciences **Major Not Offered At UNA** | University of North Alabama
Physical therapy involves treatment through physical means for people disabled by illness, accident, or congenital handicap. ... activities with specific goals to enhance the quality of life and increase the independence of individuals who have a mentally ... Career Center. Guillot University Center, Room 202. P: 256.765.4276. Ms. Melissa T. Medlin. Director. mtmedlin@una.edu. ... One third of physical therapists work in hospitals and one quarter are employed in physical therapy offices. ...
  https://www.una.edu/career/what-can-i-do-with-this-major/healthcare-sciences.html
*  Disability Advocates Inc. (DAI) v. Pataki | Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
... mandates that disabled persons, including those individuals with serious mentally illnesses, not be subjected to "unjustified ... By: The Bazelon Center (The Bazelon Center). [ Detail ] [ External Link ] United States of America v. Commonwealth of Virginia ... The complaint alleged that the decision to discharge mental patients from hospitals to adult homes resulted from the state's ... articles that indicated the State had known for at least 25 years that the living conditions and quality of care and life in ...
  https://www.clearinghouse.net/detail.php?id=11668
*  Dorothea Dix - Wikipedia
Following the war, she resumed her crusade to improve the care of prisoners, the disabled, and the mentally ill. Her first step ... in Camps and Hospitals during the recent War." In 1983 the United States Postal Service honored her life of charity and service ... In most cases, towns contracted with local individuals to care for mentally ill people who could not care for themselves and ... The Bangor Mental Health Institute was renamed in August 2006 to the Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center. In Canada, an educational ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothea_Dix
*  About Timberlawn Behavioral Health - Texas Mental Health
Thank you for your kindness, patience, and caring! I feel like a new person ready to face what is ahead of me in life.. ~Former ... Patients were being moved out of the city's general hospitals and jails, and into rural residential centers. ... Terrill recognized that mentally ill patients needed residential care in an environment where they felt safe and the individual ... For the first time, effective treatment was possible for some of the most disabling psychiatric illnesses. Under the leadership ...
  http://timberlawn.com/about-us/
*  Hygiene : Health Medical Information : MedExplorer - Pharmacy, Health, Medical Network Since 1995
Reviewed health medical sites and medical information center. Including searchable categories, employment, conferences, ... Jackson Memorial Medical Center is dedicated to the improvement of health, independence, and quality of life of older persons ... Personal emergency response system for seniors and the physically and mentally disabled. Features the MainStreet Messenger®, a ... Integrated Solutions has provided numerous environmental, health, training and engineering services to hospitals since 1988. ...
  http://medexplorer.com/navigate.cfm?Template=SeniorsHealth&Nav=center&subcat1=Hygiene&category=
*  Kathryn McGee - Wikipedia
... who had been told people with Down Syndrome had short life spans. Kay decided to get a group of similarly situated people ... For most of those children that meant attending school in segregated centers hidden away from the non-disabled student ... Those blocks included the ongoing effort to get into the area hospitals to provide initial counsel for new parents, education ... Julian D. Levinson Research Foundation for Mentally Retarded Children at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. The Foundation wanted ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathryn_McGee
*  Simple newborn screening saving babies' lives | Deseret News
The test, however, has been available at many hospitals and birthing centers across the nation for 50 years. It was developed ... Bob Guthrie, who was determined to learn why his own son was born mentally disabled. ... Some results are benign and life for those infants goes on as usual, but some, as for Emmalyn, are life-changing. ... "There is nothing more important or affects more people than newborn screening," said Dr. David Patton, director of the Utah ...
  https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588002/Simple-newborn-screening-saving-babies-lives.html
*  Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | California Healthline
... invoking a time when states maintained facilities for mentally ill and developmentally disabled people. 'In the old days, you ... The center would be modeled on the new Firearm Violence Prevention Research Center at the University of California at Davis, ... At Some California Hospitals, Fewer Than Half Of Workers Get The Flu Shot ... Ford served on an expert panel that conducted a detailed review of Lanza's brief life to look for "any warning signs, red flags ...
  https://californiahealthline.org/morning-briefing/tuesday-february-27-2018/
*  Look how Israel treats its Arab minority (Part 2 - The power of healing) - Blogs - Jerusalem Post
A unique (and profitable) Israeli call centre employs 150 Jewish and 30 Arab physically and mentally disabled adults. 'Call ... Israeli hospitals are centres for programs that provide benefit to both Arabs and Jews. Hospitals provide National Service ... 200,000 heart-lung machine at Sheba Medical Centre's children's hospital. In December, Rehovot surgeons saved the life of an ... thus saving 3 people including an 8 year old Jewish girl and a 7 year old Arab boy. And just this month, Nabil Hourani's lungs ...
  http://www.jpost.com/Blogs/Just-Look-At-Us-Now/Look-how-Israel-treats-its-Arab-minority-Part-2-The-power-of-healing-366680
*  Family to meet with hospital in transplant debate - Washington Times
... her mother's blog captured the anger of parents with disabled children who don't want outsiders to decide life and death issues ... "should not ever devalue those that are mentally disabled.". "This is a growing movement that transcends liberal or conservative ... By Wednesday morning, nearly 25,600 people had signed it.. "I read Chrissy's original blog post, and I just cried. I couldn't ... The issue the Riveras face is not simple, said Arthur Caplan, director of the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics. ...
  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jan/18/family-to-meet-with-hospital-in-transplant-debate/
*  An urgent need for prison reforms: California! ( California Department of Corrections w...)
He said We now know a lot about why people commit crime but pris...,An,urgent,need,for,prison,reforms:,California!,medicine, ... 4. Ensure that prisons adequately address the treatment needs of addicted, mentally ill, and developmentally disabled inmates. ... ZirMed was recognized as ... large hospitals and medical centers over 200 beds and holds ... healthcare technology user survey ... He said, "We now know a lot about why people commit crime, but prisons do nothing to address those issues--and may actually ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news/An-urgent-need-for-prison-reforms-3A-California-21-8602-1/
*  Morton Birnbaum - Wikipedia
"OBITUARY Morton Birnbaum, 79, Physician Lawyer Sought Right to Treatment for Mentally Ill - Treatment Advocacy Center". www. ... of a mentally ill individual. It is morally reprehensible because it is an unnecessary and disabling burden that is added by ... and for improved Medicaid benefits in state hospitals. Birnbaum's "right to treatment" doctrine asserted that mentally ill ... Throughout his life, Birnbaum would work as an internist in a private gerontology practice in Bedford-Stuyvesant and conduct ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morton_Birnbaum
*  Member Groups 25 Word Description & Statements - Montana Shares
... their end-of-life documents nor have the documents necessary to protect them should they become mentally or physically disabled ... Montana Natural History Center. We are addressing the need of nature education programming for people of all ages. There is a ... Our program of creating end-of-life and disability documents has a real value to society as well. Banks, hospitals, hospice and ... Jeannette Rankin Peace Resource Center. Provides resources to educate and empower people to work for non-violence, social ...
  http://montanashares.org/montanasharesstories/
*  Fetuses as Furnace Fuel | National Review
From, "The Next Logical Step:" Like most people, I was shocked by the macabre story that broke in the United Kingdom this ... ... To the Source asked me to opine about the scandal of UK hospitals using the bodies of aborted fetuses to heat hospitals. ... The Belgians have coupled euthanasia with organ harvesting-transforming despairing disabled and mentally ill patients into so ... To the Source asked me to opine about the scandal of UK hospitals using the bodies of aborted fetuses to heat hospitals. From ...
  https://www.nationalreview.com/blog/human-exceptionalism/fetuses-furnace-fuel-wesley-j-smith/
*  When a Mentally Ill Child Becomes a Mentally Ill Adult - OC Weekly
... three times as many mentally ill people stay in jails as in hospitals. According to the National Treatment Advocacy Center, ... And authorities won't hospitalize people unless they're gravely disabled, which is defined as the present inability to provide ... The family tried giving him a cell phone, but as soon as he felt they were trying to control his life, Phillip threw it on the ... The law cannot force a person to take medication, which some officials say is what severely mentally ill patients need most, ...
  https://www.ocweekly.com/when-a-mentally-ill-child-becomes-a-mentally-ill-adult-6421517/
*  Rethinking addiction medicine at University of Maryland Medical Center - Sun Sentinel
No city can make progress when such a substantial portion of its residents are mentally and physically disabled by substance ... A report last week that the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals across the country this year that will ... Each additional life saved from addiction is a tremendous victory, both for the individual and the community. But it is not ... Far less progress has been made in keeping people from becoming addicted in the first place, largely because the risk factors ...
  http://www.sun-sentinel.com/bs-ed-addiction-20110716-story.html
*  Why Health-Care Cost Keep Spiraling - tribunedigital-baltimoresun
... and to services for the blind and disabled, especially the mentally retarded (38.3 per cent) . . . Medicaid still reaches only ... Medicare, which pays for health care for 34 million elderly and disabled people, saw costs rise phenomenally for hospital X- ... What happened? Hospitals and doctors began providing these services in outpatient clinics so they could charge fees well beyond ... gets soaked in a storm of greed that leads to our paying fortunes for diagnoses and treatments without gaining anything in life ...
  http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1991-06-12/news/1991163037_1_medicaid-health-care-health-care
*  Rethinking schizophrenia
The over-medicating and under-counseling characterizing two new programs for the mentally disabled exemplify what is happening ... Clinical Director (retired), Kingsboro Psychiatric Center, Brooklyn NY. October, 2005. 1. Introduction. Schizophrenia has long ... This process, which requires careful monitoring by the psychiatrist, could begin only when the patient s life was relatively ... such as day hospitals and drop-in clubs, which are too often little more than baby sitting or make-work operations. (Jaros, ...
  http://psychrights.org/Articles/LehrmanRethinkingSchizophrenia.htm
*  Lumos (charity) - Wikipedia
In Europe, Roma children with no disabilities are often incorrectly placed in remedial 'special schools' for mentally disabled ... In a study of maternity hospitals in Europe, staff in 75% of hospitals stated poverty as a possible cause of abandonment. Over ... Life outcomes for institutionalised children are often poor. One study found that young adults raised in institutions are 6 ... The charity states that they are not trying to take the livelihood of the people working in orphanages away, but to show them ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumos_(charity)
*  Mental health in South Korea - Wikipedia
The 1999 Medical Protection Act and Welfare Law for the Handicapped protect the rights of disabled persons, and the mentally ... The Mental Health Act expanded the number of national mental hospitals and community mental health centers with the goal of ... Park, Joon Hyuk; Kim, Ki Woong (2002). "A Nationwide Survey on the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Late Life Depression in South ... most of which goes to inpatient mental hospitals despite the fact that most people receive treatment from outpatient facilities ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_in_South_Korea
*  Mental health care in the Philippines - Wikipedia
Certain laws contain provisions for the protection of the rights of the mentally ill. The Magna Carta for Disabled Persons ( ... The Association's IS arm has two centers: the Center for Children and Youth (CCY) and the Adult Work Center (AWC). The CCY ... have a psychiatric department which caters to the need of people with mental illness. Hospitals include The Medical City, ... The AWC provides life skills training and family programs to assist mental health patients in their recovery and therapy. In ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_care_in_the_Philippines
*  Caution: Your doctor could be a pervert - HealthyDietsBlog
... to rapes of mentally and physically disabled patients with some of these perverts having been among the nation's worst sexual ... Yet, after going to recovery centers, it's business as usual.. In Georgia, it was found that two-thirds of the perverts ... He also said, "If you graduate a class of more than 100 people out of the University of Alabama medical school, the resources ... The perverts were not just low-life MDs. They were some of the country's most admired and accomplished physicians, including an ...
  http://www.healthydietsblog.com/caution-your-doctor-could-be-a-pervert/