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2008-07-27 03:00:35

By Carlos Santos, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 27--STAUNTON -- The new Western State Hospital is being designed to teach the mentally ill the skills needed to cope with everyday life, such as cooking and stress management.

2008-07-21 00:00:29

By The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) - So long, Cuckoo's Nest. Oregon State Hospital, the mental institution where the 1975 movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed, is making way for a new complex.

2008-07-18 12:01:14

By James Romoser, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 18--RALEIGH -- State legislators have approved a plan to prevent the purchase of guns by people who have been deemed dangerously mentally ill. The plan is a response to the Virginia Tech shootings of April 2007.

2008-07-18 06:00:49

By James Romoser, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 18--State legislators voted today to prevent the purchase of guns by people who have been deemed dangerously mentally ill. The bill, which passed unanimously, is a response to the Virginia Tech shootings of April 2007.

2008-07-17 00:00:35

By Brad Cain SALEM, Ore. - So long, Cuckoo's Nest. Oregon State Hospital, the mental institution where the 1975 movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed, is making way for a new complex. Most of the dilapidated, 125-year-old main building will be torn down and replaced starting this fall.

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2008-07-16 09:00:00

Oregon State Hospital, the mental institution where the 1975 movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed, is making way for a new complex. Most of the dilapidated, 125-year-old main building will be torn down and replaced starting this fall.

2008-07-15 00:00:33

By Eric Eyre Staff writer Persistent overcrowding at West Virginia's two state-run psychiatric facilities has prompted the state to divert patients to community hospitals and private facilities, a practice that significantly drives up the cost of care.

2008-07-10 21:00:00

By JAKE STUMP DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER The pioneering doctor who has one of the states two overcrowded psychiatric hospitals named after her said its saddening to see the quality of mental health care in West Virginia worsening.

2008-07-08 15:00:56

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new law making it easier for someone with a severe mental illness in Louisiana to receive court-ordered outpatient treatment was signed by Governor Bobby Jindal on June 21, 2008.

2008-07-08 00:00:04

By David B. Caruso NEW YORK When staffers at a Brooklyn hospital spotted a middle- aged woman lying face-down on a waiting room floor last month, it hardly seemed like cause for alarm. The sight, after all, was common in the psychiatric emergency room at Kings County Hospital Center.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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