Post Tagged with: "mental health"

Sorry, Poor People — New Study Proves The Wealthy Literally Live Longer (IMAGES)

Sorry, Poor People — New Study Proves The Wealthy Literally Live Longer (IMAGES)

The system is set up for those at the top to thrive and keep thriving, and those at the bottom to struggle and die off.

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Florida Man Accused Of Killing His Grandmother Tells Judge He’s a ‘US Agent’ (VIDEO)

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“I have completed a sanctioned target and I have a sanction in hand for the matter at hand,” 27-year-old Patrick Campbell said, during a March 20 hearing which underscores Florida’s mental health crisis.

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Shocking Photos Of Veterans Reveal The Dark Side Of PTSD (VIDEO)

Shocking Photos Of Veterans Reveal The Dark Side Of PTSD (VIDEO)

Every 65 minutes, a veteran commits suicide. This photo series brings attention to an endemic that needs to be addressed.

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Horrific Abuse In Florida Prisons Caused Hundreds Of Inmates’ Deaths (VIDEO)

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The US Department of Justice is investigating the deaths of hundreds of Florida inmates reported to have died under horrific circumstances, including gassing, poisoning, torture, beatings and deliberate murder.

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Police Kill Another Woman They Were Sent To Help, Exposing A National Scandal

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This list of Americans dead at the hands of police sent to help them will leave you utterly incredulous.

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TX Police Officer Shoots, Kills Mentally Ill African-American Man Armed With Dangerous Spoon (VIDEO)

TX Police Officer Shoots, Kills Mentally Ill African-American Man Armed With Dangerous Spoon (VIDEO)

Police heroically gunned down a mentally ill African-American man who was carrying a highly dangerous…spoon.

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Man Calls Suicide Prevention Line, SWAT Come And Shoot Him Dead

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A man tries to get help to prevent his own suicide, and he winds up dead anyway, thanks to the SWAT team. This is unconscionable and should result in some arrests.

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Police Shoot Mentally-Ill Man Until He Has ‘No Face’…Then Handcuff His Corpse

Police Shoot Mentally-Ill Man Until He Has ‘No Face’…Then Handcuff His Corpse

Police in Texas used deadly force to take down a thirty-year-old mentally ill man on Saturday, issuing such heavy fire that a cousin said he “had no face.” While police day Walter Garza pointed his pellet gun at them and went for the trigger – a dubious defense at best […]

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Special Prosecutor In Maryville Case Drops Rape Charges Against Matthew Barnett (VIDEO)

Matthew Barnett was accused of raping Daisy Coleman in Maryville, MO. Sexual assault charges were dropped and he plead guilty to endangerment charges.Image: David Eulitt / Kansas City Star

You may remember that we covered the case of a Maryville teen who claimed she was raped by a local boy. That case has come to a disappointing conclusion for those of us who supported the victim. Two years after the drunken party that started the whole thing, Matthew Barnett […]

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Armed Man Burns Home To The Ground And Blames President Obama For It

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Ronald Gary Bailey set his own house ablaze, then blamed President Obama for it… and he was armed at the time. Our mental health system has failed him.

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This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

Democratic Senator Murphy of CT gave up a vacation day to spend time with a homeless man, says he wants to better understand the plight of the homelessness.

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Ann Coulter Says ‘Screw You’ To President, And Blames Him For Reagan’s Actions (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter Says ‘Screw You’ To President, And Blames Him For Reagan’s Actions (VIDEO)

She then invoked the fallacious slippery slope argument by saying that universal registration will lead to ‘universal confiscation,’ which, of course, leads to ‘universal extermination.’

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Instead Of Accepting Obamacare Money, Kansas Goes On Its Own

Instead Of Accepting Obamacare Money, Kansas Goes On Its Own

Governor Brownback (R) Kansas, returned the $31.5 million the Federal government sent it for the purpose of building a state-wide computerized Medicaid program.

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The Most Powerful Gun Control Speech: Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Speaks Out (VIDEO)

Screenshot of Sandy Hook father, David Wheeler, speaking at Connecticut legislature’s Task Force on Gun Violence and Children’s Safety

‘The liberty of any person to own a military-style assault weapon and a high-capacity magazine…is SECOND to the right of my son to his life.’

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Nevada State Legislator Arrested For Shooting Threat — Just Another ‘Crazy’ Guy?

Nevada State Legislator Arrested For Shooting Threat — Just Another ‘Crazy’ Guy?

Yes, people who have a serious mental health problem should receive proper treatment, but the myths and stigmas need to be addressed.

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Stephen Colbert Calls NRA Chief ‘F^*#&d In The Head’ (VIDEO)

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Who better than Yosemite Sam, Wayne LaPierre, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio to help keep things rational and reasonable?

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U.S. District Court Blocks California Law Banning Conversion Therapy For Gays

U.S. District Court Blocks California Law Banning Conversion Therapy For Gays

Is conversion therapy a free speech issue?

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Newsweek Contributor Thinks Newtown Kids Should Have ‘Rushed The Shooter’ (VIDEO)

Newsweek Contributor Thinks Newtown Kids Should Have ‘Rushed The Shooter’ (VIDEO)

Megan McArdle believes we could have averted the tragedy in Newtown if only all those 6-year-olds had dog-piled the man with the gun.

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