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BEL AIR (AP) - A state agency can keep a mentally ill triple murderer in prison while he receives psychiatric treatment, instead of treating him at a maximum-security psychiatric hospital, a judge decided yesterday. Prosecutors have said Kevin G.
The Associated Press BEL AIR, Md. - Kevin G. Johns Jr. was in prison for murdering his uncle when he killed a fellow inmate and then, a year later, strangled another.
By Adrienne Lu, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jun. 16--A package of bills written in response to problems at the troubled Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, including a measure creating an employee training program, is making its way through the New Jersey legislature.
By Cleve Wiese, The News Virginian, Waynesboro, Va. Jun. 15--Wards where Western State Hospital patients watched television and played board games 10 years ago now sit vacant each weekday as their occupants attend specialized, college-like classes geared toward recovery and release.
By Ann Marie Somma and Hilary Waldman, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jun. 14--An electrical fire in the attic of the oldest structure on the main complex at the Institute of Living Friday forced the evacuation of 22 psychiatric patients.
By Ann Marie Somma, Hilary Waldman and Steven Goode, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jun.
By Bill Michelmore, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Apr. 27--NIAGARA FALLS -- The nurses call them the children of Bridges. The children call the nurses life-savers. It was a beautiful relationship. And now it's almost over.
By MEG HASKELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF It's easy to drive right past the woodsy little roadside park in Hampden that marks the birthplace of Dorothea Dix. And perhaps that's the way she'd want it.
COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNS Response, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: CNSO) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Neuro-Therapy Clinic, P.C., a neuropsychiatric clinic in Denver, Colorado. The Company also announced that Daniel A.
By Beth Musgrave, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Dec. 18--Lexington residents who need psychiatric care but don't need to be hospitalized will now have a place close to home to receive services.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.