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Career prospects suffer after bouts of mental illness, research shows

Apr 12, 2023
For younger workers, an episode of depression is linked to 24% lower earnings more than a decade later.
More companies are taking mental health seriously, and not just because it's the right thing to do. "There is always a business part of it, for attraction, retention, absenteeism, presenteeism," said Tina Thornton of Nationwide Insurance.
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The high economic toll of mental illness

Oct 10, 2018
Costs are often indirect, such as not being able to work.
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How mental illness has become a ticket to jail

Apr 3, 2018
Author Alisa Roth looks at the problems in our country's criminal justice system.

Gun background checks and mental health records

Feb 15, 2016
New rules on patient privacy and mental health records for gun background check.
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Training is in short supply for police forces

Jun 12, 2015
Professional development is lacking, experts say, but costs can be prohibitory.
Tritobia Ford lights candles at a memorial for her son, Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old mentally ill black man, at the site where he was shot and killed by two LAPD officers in August, on December 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. 
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Offering treatment, not punishment, to veterans

Jun 3, 2015
Ex-soldiers with mental illness and addictions find help in alternative courts.

Keeping mental health patients stable and out of jail

Jun 2, 2015
Support teams are doing so by helping with substance abuse.

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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.