Latest Psychiatric hospital Stories

2012-10-24 04:02:21

Easter is awarded Treatment Advocacy Center honors for her efforts in pushing Tennessee legislation that established a pilot program for individuals with untreated severe mental illness Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Knoxville resident Karen Easter has been awarded national honors by the Treatment Advocacy Center for years of effort that led in 2012 to establishment of a pilot program in Tennessee to help people with untreated severe mental illness who are too sick to seek care....

2012-09-13 23:00:29

Professor Thomas Szasz, iconic champion for liberty, pioneer in the fight against coercive psychiatry and co-founder of Citizens Commission on Human Rights, has passed away at the age of 92. Considered by many scholars and academics to be psychiatry´s most authoritative critic, Dr. Szasz authored hundreds of articles and more than 35 books on the subject, the first being The Myth of Mental Illness, a book which rocked the very foundations of psychiatry when published more than 50 years...

2012-07-20 23:03:29

The relationship between untreated severe mental illness and violence is well-established. At least 10% of homicides and a larger percentage of rampage murders involve a suspect who is mentally ill, according to the Treatment Advocacy Center. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Almost inevitably after the massacres in Tucson, at Virginia Tech and elsewhere, the rampage that left 12 dead and scores wounded early Friday in Aurora, Colorado, raises questions about the relationship of severe...

2012-06-25 23:04:16

Renowned Baltimore mental health facility reunites staff and former alumni during reunion. (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 The Retreat, a premiere, self-funded psychiatric setting operated by the nationally renowned Sheppard Pratt health system, recently held a third reunion to reconnect staff, former patients, family and friends. The first reunion was held in 2008, and has become a continual event due to an overwhelming initial success. This year´s reunion proved no different, generating strong...

2012-05-12 23:01:04

While incidence and awareness of mental health are on the rise, the stigma associated with mental illness has dropped, both supporting industry demand and keeping revenue up during the recession. Moving forward, growth will continue as hospitals try to cut costs and consolidate. The trend toward community and residential settings will continue, and the balance between supply and demand will improve. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Psychiatric...

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