*  Deinstitutionalisation - Wikipedia
However, many mentally ill people are resistant to such help due to the nature of their conditions. The majority of those who ... Institutions for both the mentally ill and developmentally disabled do remain open in most of the fifty states as an option for ... Criminalizing the Seriously Mentally Ill: The Abuse of Jails as Mental Hospitals. A joint report of the National Alliance for ... and restitution to life - of the people there secluded. In 1978, the Basaglia Law had started Italian psychiatric reform that ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deinstitutionalisation
*  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 ... "I proceed, Gentlemen, briefly to call your attention to the present state of Insane Persons confined within this Commonwealth, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothea_Dix
*  Full text of "Lifelong journey : an education in the arts"
... mentally disabled persons of all ages. "The GRACE schedule of events," Sunseri points out, "clearly shows that we are an ... This might get some people to go and help themselves. In this life, you need the will to help yourself. If you have that, ... hospitals, senior centers, or churches and temples. The instruc- tion may be exclusively in or about the arts, or it may be ... making more art available to more people, and giving new life to old forms in the process. V ~ Videotaping walking sticks for ...
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*  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 ... The complaint alleged that the decision to discharge mental patients from hospitals to adult homes resulted from the state's ... the Second Circuit found that DAI's status as a contractor of the P&A system makes it an inadequate stand-in for the people it ... articles that indicated the State had known for at least 25 years that the living conditions and quality of care and life in ...
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*  Hygiene : Health Medical Information : MedExplorer - Pharmacy, Health, Medical Network Since 1995
Personal emergency response system for seniors and the physically and mentally disabled. Features the MainStreet Messenger®, a ... and quality of life of older persons and focuses on reducing the bur. Doctor Healthynet A medical information website featuring ... We have successfully helped over 100,000 people with our unique approach. We are dedicated to helping people to help themselves ... Integrated Solutions has provided numerous environmental, health, training and engineering services to hospitals since 1988. ...
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*  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 ( ... 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 ... This results in a generalized view of mentally ill people as violent. In addition to the public, family members of the mentally ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_care_in_the_Philippines
*  Context of 'November 23, 2008: Conservative Editorial Predicts Forced Euthanasia of Disabled Children under Obama'
You can't devalue life at either end because these people are waiting to swoop in and say it's just not worth doing these ... the physically and mentally disabled, all "whose health costs are great and whose ability to work productively in the future" ... discussion of end-of-life care with seniors. Claims Contradicted - John Rother of the American Association of Retired Persons ( ... McCaughey writes that hospitals and doctors who do not use the system will be punished, by a federal oversight board to be ...
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*  Platform - Green Party of Texas
We support giving disabled veterans the help they need, physically and mentally, and stop disabling more. ... The Green Party of Texas realizes that animal and plant life have been repeatedly abused by people without regard to the future ... Southern Pacific Railway (1886), the case that illegitimately granted corporations the legal status of "persons." Only human ... New housing, commercial, and industrial developments require support in the form of schools, hospitals, roads, energy, water, ...
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*  A National Long-term Care Program for the United States; A Caring Vision | Physicians for a National Health Program
21 Other public programs finance LTC for the developmentally disabled, the mentally disabled, substance abusers, and crippled ... 17 and 200,000 people are in psychiatric and long-stay hospitals.33 ... Adding Life to Years: Organized Geriatric Services in Great Britain and Implications for the United States. Baltimore, Md: The ... The American Public Views Long-term Care: A Survey Conducted for the American Association of Retired Persons and the Villers ...
  http://www.pnhp.org/publications/a-national-long-term-care-program-for-the-united-states
*  Thomas Szasz - Wikiquote
The answer to the question, Who is mentally ill? thus becomes: Those who are confined in mental hospitals or who consult ... People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds; it is something ... Modern man runs away from a life that seems to him a kind of slavery. *"The Sane Slave: Social Control and Legal Psychiatry," ... The Greeks distinguished between good and bad behavior, language that enhanced or diminished persons. Being intoxicated with ...
  https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Szasz
*  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 ... most of which goes to inpatient mental hospitals despite the fact that most people receive treatment from outpatient facilities ... Park, Joon Hyuk; Kim, Ki Woong (2002). "A Nationwide Survey on the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Late Life Depression in South ... Missionary hospitals, which tended to be more humane, also existed, but the isolation of patients by government mental ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_in_South_Korea
*  Health in Sierra Leone - Wikipedia
It is estimated that there are about 450,000 disabled people in Sierra Leone, though number could be an under-estimate. Common ... This left them traumatised, with an estimated 400,000 people (by 2009) being mentally ill. Thousands of former child soldiers ... The World Factbook Life Expectancy". Cia.gov. Retrieved 2014-06-25. "UN: Life expectancy worldwide has increased by 5 years". ... Persons with HIV are often driven to suicide. "Sierra Leone country profile - BBC News". Bbc.com. 2016-01-21. Retrieved 2016-10 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_in_Sierra_Leone
*  Supported living - Wikipedia
Now mentally and physically disabled persons can live in their own home and have personal support provided by another ... In: S.J. Taylor, R. Bogdan & J.Racino (Eds.). (1991). "Life in the community: Case studies of organizations supporting people ... hospitals and village communities, among others. One of the most important[according to whom?] initiatives of the 1980s and ... Summers, J.A. (1991). Book Review: Life in the Community. "Journal of the Association of Persons with Severe Handicaps", 16(4 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supported_living
*  Compulsory sterilization in Canada - Wikipedia
... this includes children and mentally disabled persons. In the Eve case, the risks were deemed too high and the benefits too ... and the tremendous grey area in classifying the mentally defective, nearly 3000 people were rendered sterile by the Sexual ... "Mental Hospitals Act" or the "Industrial Home for Girls " or the "industrial School Act" would be affected by the Act. ''These ... Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsory_sterilization_in_Canada
*  Abuse - Wikipedia
ISBN 978-1-935166-30-6. Kantor, Martin (2006). The Psychopathology of Everyday Life: How to Deal with Manipulative People. ISBN ... a physically or mentally disabled adult, an animal, a plant, or an inanimate object) fails to provide adequate care for the ... implies fear and antipathy toward such a group or person. Prisoner abuse is the mistreatment of persons while they are under ... It applies to various contexts such as hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and home visits. "Peer abuse" is an expression ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abuse
*  Nazi euthanasia and the Catholic Church - Wikipedia
... the mentally handicapped and mentally ill, epileptics, cripples, children with Down's Syndrome and people with similar ... We German Bishops shall not cease to protest against the killing of innocent persons. Nobody's life is safe unless the ... Despite Nazi efforts to transfer hospitals to state control, large numbers of handicapped people were still under the care of ... in which he condemned the practice of killing the disabled. He stated his "profound grief" at the murder of the deformed, the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_euthanasia_and_the_Catholic_Church
*  Compulsory sterilization - Wikipedia
... people with epilepsy, and the physically deformed. While the claim was that the focus was mainly the mentally ill and disabled ... in state-run psychiatric hospitals and homes for the mentally disabled. There was never a federal sterilization statute, though ... Denekens, JP; Nys, H; Stuer, H (1999). "Sterilization of incompetent mentally handicapped persons: a model for decision making ... "significantly life-threatening event" for her and the fetus. Genocide portal Chemical castration Eugenics Medical law ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsory_sterilization
*  Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Deinstitutionalization has not touched many of the hospitals, and persons still die inside them. In 2013, 70 persons died in a ... From the perspective of state pragmatism, a mentally sick person was regarded as a burden to society, using up the state's ... There was a hurried covering of tracks through the mass rehabilitation of patients, some of whom were mentally disabled (in one ... prisons and psychiatric hospitals, was published and later translated into English under the title To Build a Castle: My Life ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_abuse_of_psychiatry_in_the_Soviet_Union
*  Timeline of disability rights in the United States - Wikipedia
... to preserve the life or physical or mental health of the mentally retarded person. 1981 - Poe v. Lynchburg Training School and ... 1983 - The United Nations expanded the International Year of Disabled Persons to the International Decade of Disabled Persons ( ... orders for disabled people in hospitals, schools, and nursing homes. 1996 - Cooper v. Oklahoma, 517 U.S. 348 (1996), was a ... He was the first severely disabled person and the youngest person to fill that position. 1977 - The White House Conference on ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_disability_rights_in_the_United_States