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Father sought mental health treatment before killing family

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is such a sad and impossible story. This man obviously wanted help and was worried about his mental state. Unfortunately, when the ER is the choice for treatment, mental health issues may be … Continue reading

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Bills would make it easier to force mentally ill into care

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchSeattle, it seems, is going to try something different from Kendra’s Law.  The gist of this article is that changing the law about involuntary commitment will get more people into psychiatric hospitals and thus … Continue reading

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Stretching the limits

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Below is a very long article about EMTALA and what it actually means.  After reading this article, I was perplexed by the letter of this law.  I understand that any … Continue reading

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