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Mental Illness

Suspect Joey Kadmiri (credit: LVMPD, 8NewsNow.com)

Suspect, 24, Accused Of Firing Gun At Male Stripper Troupe Says He’s Mentally Ill

A man accused of firing a gun as he tried to make off with costumes and props used by the popular male stripper troupe — Thunder From Down Under — denies the allegations against him.

03/22/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Pastor Rick Warren Raises Mental Health Awareness In Memory Of Son’s Suicide

A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal tragedy.

02/25/2014

Police say a man who has mental illness has been holed up in his South LA home for several hours refusing to come out. (credit: CBS)

Man Described As Mentally Ill Barricades Himself Inside South LA Home

Officers responding to a man with a knife call said the suspect refused to surrender.

12/28/2013

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Deputies Search For Missing Perris Woman With Autism

Jenny Guadalupe Neri was last seen around 4 p.m. on Aug. 27, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2013

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Actor Joe Pantoliano Speaking Out About Mental Illness

Celebrated actor Joe Pantoliano visited the KCAL9 studios on Monday to discuss the release of his book, “ASYLUM: Hollywood Tales from My Great Depression: Brain Dis-Ease, Recovery, and Being My Mother’s Son.”

05/28/2012

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Sheriff Baca Says More Staffing Needed For Mentally Ill Inmates

Sheriff Lee Baca asked the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday to fund the hiring of six deputies with specialized training to deal with the mentally ill and six psychiatric social workers in an attempt to prevent violence against mentally ill inmates in county jails.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2012