mental illness

Training is in short supply for police forces

Jun 12, 2015
Professional development is lacking, experts say, but costs can be prohibitory.
Posted In: police, policing, mentally ill, mental illness
Veteran Erik Castro is enrolled in the Orange County veterans court, getting help for his PTSD and his substance abuse through the VA. He's a stay at home dad with three kids, ages 9 months to 6 years.

Offering treatment, not punishment, to veterans

Jun 3, 2015
Ex-soldiers with mental illness and addictions find help in alternative courts.
Posted In: PTSD, mental illness, veterans

Keeping mental health patients stable and out of jail

Jun 2, 2015
Support teams are doing so by helping with substance abuse.
Posted In: mental illness, criminal justice, health care

Mental health coverage rules could change business of therapy

Nov 8, 2013
New federal rules requiring most health insurers to cover mental health and addiction could mean a flood of money to clinics and rehab centers.
Posted In: mental illness, health insurance, Obamacare