Inmate was determined to gouge out his eye - USA Today In Chicago's busy Cook County jail, officers had to get creative to keep a mentally ill man from digging out his second eye. 07/20/2014 - 1:55 pm | View Link
Warden fired over prisoner's 2012 scalding death - FOXNews.com Warden Fired Over Prisoner's 2012 Scalding Death - ABC News 07/17/2014 - 7:43 am | View Link
'Time bombs' warning for mental care - BBC The brother of a man thought to have killed his son and wife in Cornwall claims budget cuts mean mentally ill people are being released like "time 07/16/2014 - 12:14 pm | View Link
Editorial: CHP beating shows cops need more training to deal with ... - Fresno Bee CHP boss calls for more training in wake of beating - Sacramento Bee 07/15/2014 - 3:37 pm | View Link
Judge stays Missouri execution, saying condemned man may be mentally ... - UPI U.S. judge stays Missouri execution of convicted killer - Yahoo! News 07/15/2014 - 2:57 pm | View Link
Mentally Ill Man Overcomes Odds ILLINOIS -- A recent report puts the unemployment rate of individuals receiving public health services for mental illness at more than 80 percent. This is only a portion of the total mentally ill population, about 7.1 million Americans, who the National ... 07/19/2014 - 12:37 am | View Link
Dating While Mentally Ill “My name is Molly. I'm 36, single, live in Brooklyn, and work in publishing. I love gloomy Victorian novels, obscure Korean horror films, Premier League soccer, and knitting. I'm 5-foot-5, slim, with brown hair and brown eyes. I am looking for a serious ... 07/18/2014 - 6:19 am | View Link
D.A. Jackie Lacey calls jailing of mentally ill a 'moral question' Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey told county supervisors Tuesday that gaps in services and communication breakdowns between agencies have resulted in more mentally ill people being sent to jail. Lacey, who is heading up a group of leaders from ... 07/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Mentally ill homeless man who randomly knifed woman on Upper East Side gets 12 years in prison Susan Watts/New York Daily News Curtis Forteau was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday. A mentally ill homeless man who randomly knifed a young woman on the Upper East Side was slammed with 12 years in prison on Tuesday. Curtis Forteau, who had just ... 07/15/2014 - 9:00 am | View Link
Jails Struggle With Mentally Ill Inmates CHICAGO (AP) — The numbers, posted daily on the Cook County sheriff's website, would be alarming at an urgent care clinic, let alone a jail: On a Wednesday, 36 percent of all new arrivals report having a mental illness. On a Friday, it's 54 percent. 07/14/2014 - 11:45 am | View Link
National Institute of Mental Health The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and ... 07/20/2014 - 12:16 pm | View Website
Mental health Mental health (or behavioral health) is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder it is the "psychological state of someone who is ... 07/20/2014 - 9:24 am | View Website
Mental disorder A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a mental or behavioral pattern or anomaly that causes either suffering or an impaired ... 07/20/2014 - 9:03 am | View Website
Mental Health Home Guide - Mental Health Services. Information on the Mental Health Services that VA hospitals and clinics provide. Learn more » 07/20/2014 - 6:11 am | View Website
Rethink Mental Illness National mental health charity: information, services & a strong voice for everyone affected by mental illness - challenging attitudes and changing lives. 07/20/2014 - 4:17 am | View Website
Google is offering a million dollars if you can create a power inverter that is smaller than a laptop. If you don’t know what an inverter is, the competition probably isn’t up your alley, but basically it means that Google is hoping to change the future of electricity. Current power inverters – the boxes that change direct current into alternating current in homes, businesses and cars – are the size of a picnic cooler, limiting what they can be used for, so a smaller, lighter inverter could change power as we know it (and make one lucky person a million dollars richer).
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City is hosting a public meeting with members of the United States World War One Centennial Commission.
The museum says in a release that the events Sunday at the museum south of downtown Kansas City are open to the public and will also include a panel discussion with World War I experts about the impacts of the war, which started 100 years ago this summer.
The panel discussion and lecture will also be streamed live online.
A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop a way to stop the blight from spreading.
Then there's a bigger problem — the damage may be leaving Florida's fragile wetlands open to even more of an incursion from exotic plants threatening to choke the unique Everglades and undermine billions of dollars' worth of restoration projects.
Since first detected on the edge of Miami's western suburbs in 2011, laurel wilt has killed swamp bay trees scattered across 330,000 acres of the Everglades, a roughly 2 million-acre system that includes Everglades National Park.
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.
"We developed the Battle of Atlanta mobile application in order to provide a 21st century version of the historical markers that mark sites of the Battle of Atlanta and other Civil War landmarks around the city," said Dr.
Germany's two largest airlines say they are not yet resuming flights to Israel even though the European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a recommendation that airlines refrain from flying to Tel Aviv airport.
Air Berlin says flights to Tel Aviv remain suspended at least through midday Friday, while Lufthansa says all Friday flights to the airport have been canceled because of ongoing security concerns after a Hamas missile landed near it this week.
Lufthansa says it "acknowledges the considerable efforts made by Israel to provide the best possible protection for Ben Gurion Airport" with its missile defense system.