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DOJ Report: LA County Jails Fall Short In Suicide Prevention

Despite progress in some areas, the Los Angeles County jail system fails to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

06/06/2014

"The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church" will mark pastor Rick Warren's first public initiative since the death of his son Matthew last April. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Megachurch Pastor Unites Faith, Psychology Leaders To Raise Mental Health Awareness

A prominent Orange County pastor joined forces with other faith, health and psychology leaders to provide effective and compassionate care to those who suffer from mental illness.

03/28/2014

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LA Residents Rally Against $1.4B Jail Construction Project

Residents in the city of Los Angeles held a rally Tuesday against a controversial plan to expand jail services in Los Angeles County.

07/16/2013

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Lawmakers Take Closer Look At Role Of Mental Health In SMC Shootings

Southland lawmakers and other public officials Monday took part in a forum on gun violence in response to last month’s shootings at Santa Monica College.

07/15/2013

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Sheriff, Lawmakers To Tackle Mental Health Care In Jails

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was set to take part in a hearing Friday to improve access to mental health care for parolees and other at risk groups.

05/31/2013

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LA County To Study Jail Renovation For Mental Health Center

A proposal to tear down part of Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles to build a treatment center for mentally ill inmates has gained the approval of county officials.

05/22/2013

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‘Prince Of Wales’ Declared Insane After Stabbing Tustin Stepmom 67 Times

A Tustin man who once claimed to be the future king of England will likely spend the rest of his life in a mental institution after a jury declared him insane.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/29/2012

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N-E-R-D-S? Study Sees Big Mental Boost For Scrabble Lovers

Researchers say there’s a significant difference in mental and behavioral competency between those people who play Scrabble regularly and those who do not.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/22/2011

LA Nursing Facility Indicted After Patient’s Failed Suicide Attempt

A Montrose nursing facility and its former administrator have been indicted on charges of felony abuse and neglect in the death of a mentally ill patient.

07/12/2011

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50,000 Locked Up In LA County For Mental Illness

A county health official says a suicidal or homicidal person can be placed in a locked hospital psychiatric unit for 72 hours upon the recommendation of law enforcement officials.

01/18/2011

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