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NYC Mayor Orders NYPD, FDNY To Inadvertently Commit People With ‘Mental Health Crises’

item NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams says the NYPD, FDNY and other city agencies will begin forcing homeless people who are determined to be suffering a “mental health crisis” off the streets and subway system. They will be taken to the hospital for an evaluation even if they refuse to go …

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US public health emergency COVID to remain in effect

WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – The United States will maintain the state of public health emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to still receive free tests, vaccines and treatments, two administration officials said Friday. Biden. The possibility of a winter surge in COVID cases and the need for more time to move …

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The Scott County case raises the issue of mental health care in the state criminal justice system

The Scott County case highlights the lack of care for the mentally ill in the criminal justice system A court case in Scott County is putting the spotlight on the issue of mental illness and treatment options for those deemed too sick for the criminal justice system. SCOTT COUNTY, Minnesota (FOX 9) – A court …

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Fetterman’s health comes to the fore as he faces Oz in the US Senate debate

PHILADELPHIA, Oct 25 (Reuters) – US Senate candidate John Fetterman faces his biggest political test since Tuesday’s May stroke, when he discusses Republican rival Mehmet Oz in a Pennsylvania run that will help determine whether Democrats will keep their slim majority in the House. Fetterman, the 53-year-old lieutenant governor of the state, has seen Oz, …

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The 3 things a person can do to maintain peak brain health, according to the researchers

item FILE – Two women talk on a park bench on September 27, 2020, in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin / Getty Images) Newly published research on keeping the human brain sharp emphasizes the old adage “use it or lose it”. A research paper, published last month in the journal Brain Sciences by scientists …

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Catholics with mental health problems are not alone, says the bishop of Phoenix

Education will come through the National Council for Mental Welfare. The council, founded in 1969, is an advocacy and education group representing more than 3,100 mental health and substance use organizations. “They basically try to train them on what to expect and what to look for,” Dolan said. “It is strictly clinical in education; it …

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No deal as Kaiser mental health workers’ strike reaches one month

OAKLAND, California – Thursday marked a month since more than 2,000 Kaiser Permanente mental health workers went on strike to demand an increase in staff and better access to care for patients who sometimes have to wait months for treatment appointments. The national union of health workers said in a statement that Kaiser refused to …

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No deal as Kaiser mental health workers’ strike reaches one month

OAKLAND, California – Thursday marked a month since more than 2,000 Kaiser Permanente mental health workers went on strike to demand an increase in staff and better access to care for patients who sometimes have to wait months for treatment appointments. The national union of health workers said in a statement that Kaiser refused to …

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