*  Deinstitutionalisation - Wikipedia
... mental institutions it has become increasingly difficult for people who suffer from severe mental illness to receive treatment ... Criminalizing the Seriously Mentally Ill: The Abuse of Jails as Mental Hospitals. A joint report of the National Alliance for ... Institutions for both the mentally ill and developmentally disabled do remain open in most of the fifty states as an option for ... In 1946, an exposé in Life magazine detailed the shortfalls of many mental health facilities. This exposé was one of the first ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deinstitutionalisation
*  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 ... One third of physical therapists work in hospitals and one quarter are employed in physical therapy offices. ... Community mental health centers. *Adult daycare programs. *Job training centers. *Residential care providers ...
  https://www.una.edu/career/what-can-i-do-with-this-major/healthcare-sciences.html
*  When a Mentally Ill Child Becomes a Mentally Ill Adult - OC Weekly
Today, three times as many mentally ill people stay in jails as in hospitals. According to the National Treatment Advocacy ... put out a pamphlet that described mental-health treatment as a Communist plan "to transform a free and intelligent people into ... Jennifer knew very early on that her son would need treatment throughout his life, and by age 8, she saw a glimpse of "how bad ... And authorities won't hospitalize people unless they're gravely disabled, which is defined as the present inability to provide ...
  https://www.ocweekly.com/when-a-mentally-ill-child-becomes-a-mentally-ill-adult-6421517/
*  Simple newborn screening saving babies' lives | Deseret News
They can get treatment, early intervention for physical and mental disabilities and live longer, healthier lives. -Dr. Harper ... 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. ... The test, however, has been available at many hospitals and birthing centers across the nation for 50 years. It was developed ...
  https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588002/Simple-newborn-screening-saving-babies-lives.html
*  About Timberlawn Behavioral Health - Texas Mental Health
Timberlawn Behavioral Health System is a psychiatric hospital that provides comprehensive mental health treatment for ... 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 ... The pharmaceutical revolution in medicine brought new hope for the mentally ill. For the first time, effective treatment was ... Patients were being moved out of the city's general hospitals and jails, and into rural residential centers. ...
  http://timberlawn.com/about-us/
*  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 ( ... mostly going to the maintenance of mental hospitals. Medicine for mental illnesses are provided in government-run mental health ... The AWC provides life skills training and family programs to assist mental health patients in their recovery and therapy. In ... treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses. This article will survey the status of psychological, psychiatric, and emotional ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_care_in_the_Philippines
*  Morton Birnbaum - Wikipedia
At the time, public mental hospitals were warehousing large numbers of patients, often without significant treatment efforts or ... of a mentally ill individual. It is morally reprehensible because it is an unnecessary and disabling burden that is added by ... "Right to Treatment", but instead wrote that "a person could not be held against their will unless they were deemed dangerous to ... 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
*  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 ... Even if they relapse - nearly 40 percent of hospital admissions for substance abuse are people who have gone through treatment ... Each additional life saved from addiction is a tremendous victory, both for the individual and the community. But it is not ... A report last week that the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals across the country this year that will ...
  http://www.sun-sentinel.com/bs-ed-addiction-20110716-story.html
*  Thomas Szasz - Wikiquote
The answer to the question, Who is mentally ill? thus becomes: Those who are confined in mental hospitals or who consult ... Mental illness is a myth. Psychiatrists are not concerned with mental illnesses and their treatments. In actual practice they ... 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," ...
  https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Szasz
*  Christine Schanes Archives - Intent Blog
Question: When mentally-ill and developmentally disable people were released from the State mental hospitals, why were ... My thanks again to all of those people who provided end of life care to Karen Lee and to all givers of end of life care ... Without adequate, appropriate housing for people, including residential treatment programs, people will continue to be homeless ... and involuntary commitment of mentally disordered persons, developmentally disabled persons and persons impaired by chronic ...
  http://intentblog.com/tag/christine_schanes/
*  Mental health in South Korea - Wikipedia
... most of which goes to inpatient mental hospitals despite the fact that most people receive treatment from outpatient facilities ... The 1999 Medical Protection Act and Welfare Law for the Handicapped protect the rights of disabled persons, and the mentally ... Park, Joon Hyuk; Kim, Ki Woong (2002). "A Nationwide Survey on the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Late Life Depression in South ... The Mental Health Act expanded the number of national mental hospitals and community mental health centers with the goal of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_in_South_Korea
*  Care in the Community - Wikipedia
This area included the long term or continuing care of dependent groups such as older people, disabled and the mentally ill. In ... people with mental health problems were able to remain in their own homes whilst undergoing treatment. This situation raised ... Following the situation at Ely Hospital a series of scandals in mental hospitals hit the headlines. All told similar stories of ... of domiciliary services will be a genuine economy measure and also a humanitarian measure enabling people to lead the life they ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Care_in_the_Community
*  AH v West London Mental Health Trust - Wikipedia
Rather than being sentenced to prison, he was sent to Broadmoor high secure psychiatric hospital for treatment under the Mental ... The legal process made extensive reference to Haines's life as a child and adult, and he was the focus of some national press ... He was in and out of psychiatric hospitals. In May 1986 while a patient of the Maudsley Hospital run by South London and ... provided they are mentally capable of giving informed consent for their right to patient confidentiality to be waived. The ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AH_v_West_London_Mental_Health_Trust
*  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 ... "Mental Hospitals Act" or the "Industrial Home for Girls " or the "industrial School Act" would be affected by the Act. ''These ... "is in violation of international law in its treatment of its aboriginal people" and that the condition of natives in Canada is ... Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsory_sterilization_in_Canada
*  Mental Health Facilities and Services, North America - GAMEO
Bethesda Mental Hospital and Bethesda Home for the Mentally Handicapped Inc., Vineland, ON, served mentally handicapped persons ... day-long treatment, including group therapy and individual counseling. It reached out to the community through family life ... It was an advocacy and supportive services program for families and developmentally disabled persons of all ages. The following ... objectors in the United States who were drafted into the Civilian Public Service program sought service in mental hospitals in ...
  http://www.gameo.org/index.php?title=Mental_Health_Facilities_and_Services,_North_America&oldid=58765
*  Childhood Trauma and Women's Health in Prison - Disabled World
Strong likelihood that link between childhood trauma and adult physical and mental health issues greatly more pronounced among ... Jails Hold More Mentally Ill Persons Than Hospitals - Joe D. Gonzales Law Office - (Aug 21, 2010). https://www.disabled-world. ... The finding is key in regards to the general lack of appropriate mental health treatment available to women in correctional ... Life Stressor Checklist (LSC-R). The LSC-R is designed to screen for the occurrence of 30 life events that meet the definition ...
  https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/types/cognitive/childhood.php
*  Emotions Anonymous - Wikipedia
... or any kind of professional mental health treatment. People may find useful as a complement to mental health treatment, as a ... Since then, four articles have narrowly defined EA as a program specifically for mentally retarded or intellectually disabled ... Later in life she became a certified chemical dependency counselor through the University of Minnesota and started work on a ... It is not uncommon for individuals in recovery from addictions or former patients in psychiatric hospitals to seek help in EA ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emotions_Anonymous
*  Reparations for Black North Carolina sterilization victims | New Pittsburgh Courier
... approximately 7,600 people - have until the end of June to file a claim with the state, according to government officials. ... "In North Carolina…initially most of those sterilized on orders of the Board were [mentally disabled] White people, but ... except in life-threatening situations, or as necessary treatment for another physical condition, with inmate consent). The ... According to Roberts, Black women went into state-run hospitals and clinics for routine procedures or births, and unknowingly ...
  https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2014/06/09/reparations-for-black-north-carolina-sterilization-victims/
*  New book documents Cold War experiments on kids | The Brattleboro Reformer | Brattleboro Breaking News, Sports, Weather,...
On New York's Staten Island from the 1950s to the early 1970s, mentally disabled children at the Willowbrook State School were ... "I think people are going to be shocked," he said. "These aren't inmates ... these are children who are having these things done ... It was 1954 and at 14, he had already spent nearly half his life in a succession of Massachusetts institutions that ... as an experimental treatment for schizophrenia and autism at Creedmoor State Hospital in the New York City borough of Queens in ...
  http://www.reformer.com/stories/new-book-documents-cold-war-experiments-on-kids,378560
*  Rethinking schizophrenia
The doctor-patient relationship is the most important therapeutic tool in the treatment of disabling mental disorder. Today s ... doctor-patient relationship as the heart of psychiatric treatment, the number of mentally disabled Americans has increased six ... person,' and that 'the clients will [therefore] be more involved in their own treatment, giving them a better opportunity for ... This process, which requires careful monitoring by the psychiatrist, could begin only when the patient s life was relatively ...
  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 ... This touched me as nothing else had because I can think of nobody more powerless than a child, perhaps, with a mental or a ... Life outcomes for institutionalised children are often poor. One study found that young adults raised in institutions are 6 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumos_(charity)
*  Disability & Rehabilitation approach
... to ensure easy movement of disable patients. The presentation arrives at a solution to the all above disability is… ... INSTITUTIONAL BASED REHABILITATION -Disabled persons are provided training in hospitals/ rehabilitation centers. -Exercises ... 6. A. PSYCHIATRIC B.DRUG ABUSE -Alcoholism- Schizophrenia -Drug Abuse- Mental Depression D.MAL NUTRITION -Protein DeficiencyC. ... 3. Schools for blinds, dumb and deaf, and mentally retarded children. 4. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy training ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/NcDas/disability-rehabilitation-approach
*  Prognosis Is Grim For Mental Health Services - tribunedigital-dailypress
State budget cuts could mean less help for about 100 homeless people who are mentally disabled and living in homeless shelters ... RICHMOND - State budget cuts could mean less help for about 100 homeless people who are mentally disabled and living in ... "If somebody finally gets their parent or husband or wife to say, 'I need to go get treatment,' and they hear, 'You're on a ... Couched in bureaucratic budget-speak, the plans still paint a bleak portrait of what life would be like for Virginians who ...
  http://articles.dailypress.com/2002-10-08/news/0210080161_1_cost-cutting-proposals-budget-cuts-cuts-next-week
*  Department of Justice
Unconstitutional denials of appropriate treatment and unreasonable institutionalization of persons in state mental hospitals ... bright child with cerebral palsy is assigned to a class with mentally retarded and other developmentally disabled children ... are accessible to bring persons with disabilities into the life of the community. And none of those efforts would suffice if ... The ICD Survey II: Employing Disabled Americans(1987) 13 The ICD Survey of Disabled Americans: Bringing Disabled Americans into ...
  https://www.justice.gov/crt-40
*  Grits for Breakfast: Ramshaw, Tribune tackle TYC mental illness discharges, restraint of disabled kids at school
State hospitals hold them for 2-4 weeks at best. Are you saying TYC and TDCJ should be the drop off point for these people with ... Its a problem of relying on ineffective treatment methods. Medication doesn't work for the vast majority of seriously mentally ... Should you be locked up for the rest of your life? That is exactly what psychotic people experience. They can do something that ... What about the mental health of the mental health professionals? Who can remain mentally well with 300-400 seriously mentally ...
  http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/2009/11/ramshaw-tribune-tackle-tyc-mental.html