mental health

Suicide Prevention
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Steve Burns
January 17, 2020 - 1:43 pm
With youth suicide rates on the rise, a new bill in Albany is looking to give schools more resources for mental health help.
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Associated Press
December 13, 2019 - 4:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A whistleblower report provided to BuzzFeed News alleges U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has “systematically provided inadequate medical and mental health care” to detained migrants, leading to complications that included the removal of part of an 8-year-old boy's forehead...
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elizabeth-howe
November 19, 2019 - 11:30 am
A lifeline that could save countless veteran lives is one step closer to finally happening. This week, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the FCC move forward with establishing 988 as the national suicide prevention and mental health services hotline. “This crisis is...
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NYPD Officers
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October 23, 2019 - 2:40 pm
The NYPD is teaming up with New York-Presbyterian Hospital to offer officers free, anonymous mental health treatment.
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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
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Sophia Hall
October 21, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Nassau County law enforcement officers will receive more mental health assistance in an effort to end the growing number of suicides within their ranks.
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Nassau Mental Health
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Sophia Hall
August 20, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Nassau County lawmakers are looking to ensure police officers get the mental health assistance they need following a shocking surge in suicides at the NYPD.
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NYPD Officers
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August 15, 2019 - 4:35 pm
The NYPD is looking for answers and informing officers about their options for help as the department deals with a shocking number of suicides this year.
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Classroom
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August 09, 2019 - 4:42 pm
New Jersey public schools will be required to include instruction on mental health under a new law Gov. Phil Murphy has signed.
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Ned Lamont
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July 08, 2019 - 5:39 pm
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation aimed at ensuring health insurers treat mental illness the same as other conditions.
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
June 05, 2019 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. The Kate Spade New York Foundation said in a statement Wednesday it is donating $200,000 to The Jed Foundation, which...
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