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The Clarion-Ledger
Upon further review, 'ree-form' panels appear worthwhileare some areas where I believe we can find efficiencies. For example, I think s
Upon further review, 'ree-form' panels appear worthwhile
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 hours ago
are some areas where I believe we can find efficiencies. For example, I think several people had questions as to why the Department of Mental Health, which is charged with caring for the mentally ill, operates nursing homes for the general... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Group seeks to create pocket parkis seeking volunteers to help create a pocket park on Elm Street. It will serve
Group seeks to create pocket park
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
is seeking volunteers to help create a pocket park on Elm Street. It will serve as a scenic walking trail right behind the Department of Mental Health. The first cleanup session will be 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 8. The walking trail is on 3 acres of land... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Suicide: Recognize signs, get helpSeptember is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. During this month, the Departm
Suicide: Recognize signs, get help
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. During this month, the Department of Mental Health hopes to help people realize that suicidal thoughts and deaths by suicide occur much more frequently than many people realize. Despite that fact, we... Read more
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Hartford Courant
State To Get $1.5 Million DOJ Grant To Combat Heroin, Opioid Epidemicgrant to DESPP, which encompasses the state police, was the largest of six gran
State To Get $1.5 Million DOJ Grant To Combat Heroin, Opioid Epidemic
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
grant to DESPP, which encompasses the state police, was the largest of six grants given under this program. The state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services will receive about $5 million in federal grants over the next several... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Lucas County sheriff’s program helps addicts at their lowestmaking progress, but we as a state and country are not where we need to be yet,
Lucas County sheriff’s program helps addicts at their lowest
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
making progress, but we as a state and country are not where we need to be yet," said Tracy Plouck, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. "It's a multifaceted effort, and treatment is a huge part of this. But... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Shedding light on low male libidotriple. "We were not surprised to observe our results," said study author Dr.
Shedding light on low male libido
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
triple. "We were not surprised to observe our results," said study author Dr. Andrea Fagiolini. He is chairman of both the department of mental health and the school of specialization in psychiatry at the University of Siena. Fagiolini said that... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Neil Kennedy Recovery Center breaks ground for women's facilityfor which construction already is fully paid, is being made possible by an anon
Neil Kennedy Recovery Center breaks ground for women's facility
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
for which construction already is fully paid, is being made possible by an anonymous donor and by funds from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the J. Ford... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
State says it will seek other uses for just-closed prisonCorrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher said in a statement. “Just as we have
State says it will seek other uses for just-closed prison
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher said in a statement. “Just as we have formed a partnership with the Mississippi Department of Mental Health to assist us in supervising mentally ill inmates both inside and outside prison, we are strongly... Read more
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Medical News Today
Men's sex drive could be boosted with light therapyincreased men's testosterone levels, enhancing their sexual satisfaction. Stud
Men's sex drive could be boosted with light therapy
Medical News Today / Posted 5 days ago
increased men's testosterone levels, enhancing their sexual satisfaction. Study leader Prof. Andrea Fagiolini, of the Department of Mental Health at the University of Siena in Italy, told Medical News Today that the findings came as no... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia35 years after the shooting. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File/ Manila Bulletin) A sp
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
35 years after the shooting. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File/ Manila Bulletin) A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Officials discuss drug crisisthe meeting broke up, and among those seen in attendance included state Rep. Ti
Officials discuss drug crisis
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 7 days ago
the meeting broke up, and among those seen in attendance included state Rep. Tim Ginter, Tracy Plouck, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction and a member of Kasich's cabinet, county Commissioner Tim Weigle, county Prosecutor... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
State, county, city officials meet to discuss drug epidemicthe meeting broke up, and among those seen in attendance included state Rep. Ti
State, county, city officials meet to discuss drug epidemic
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 days ago
the meeting broke up, and among those seen in attendance included state Rep. Tim Ginter, Tracy Plouck, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction and a member of Kasich's cabinet, county Commissioner Tim Weigle, county Prosecutor... Read more
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Salem News
State, county, city officials meet in EL to discuss drug epidemicthe meeting broke up, and among those seen in attendance included state Rep. Ti
State, county, city officials meet in EL to discuss drug epidemic
Salem News / Posted 7 days ago
the meeting broke up, and among those seen in attendance included state Rep. Tim Ginter, Tracy Plouck, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction and a member of Kasich's cabinet, county Commissioner Tim Weigle, county Prosecutor... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
USC Medical School to Move to Bull Streeteducation and health sciences cluster on Bull Street, we were in the process of
USC Medical School to Move to Bull Street
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
education and health sciences cluster on Bull Street, we were in the process of buying an additional 16 acres from the Department of Mental Health that originally were to be kept by DMH for its own facilities. The land was not part of our... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
East Liverpool seeks state and federal help after viral picture captures world attentionback in that same environment where this all started at, that's what we have to
East Liverpool seeks state and federal help after viral picture captures world attention
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 8 days ago
back in that same environment where this all started at, that's what we have to fix," said Allen. According to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, last year Columbiana County received $1.6 million dollars in state and... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
East Liverpool calls for state and federal help after viral picture captures world attentionback in that same environment where this all started at, that's what we have to
East Liverpool calls for state and federal help after viral picture captures world attention
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 9 days ago
back in that same environment where this all started at, that's what we have to fix," said Allen. According to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, last year Columbiana County received $1.6 million dollars in state and... Read more
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WestportNow
Positive Directions Nets $686,000 Grantabuse in Norwalk, it was announced today. Basis Hero, Positive Directions’ exe
Positive Directions Nets $686,000 Grant
WestportNow / Posted 9 days ago
abuse in Norwalk, it was announced today. Basis Hero, Positive Directions’ executive director, said that the state Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (DMHAS) grant spread over five years “will help to save lives.” “This is... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Niagara Co. Looks to White House In Drug Fightunder the program. The opiate epidemic has severely impacted Niagara County in
Niagara Co. Looks to White House In Drug Fight
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 days ago
under the program. The opiate epidemic has severely impacted Niagara County in particular. According to the county's Department of Mental Health, one local hospital has reported seeing one to two people in the emergency room each day because... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Man gets jail time for trying to make meth in apartmenta year to serve and the remainder suspended with probation on the condition tha
Man gets jail time for trying to make meth in apartment
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
a year to serve and the remainder suspended with probation on the condition that he comply with conditions set by the state Department of Mental Health. Police responded to Acheson's home in February for a report of a possible overdose. Officers... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Admin briefs lawmakers on Bridgewater State Hospital plancare at the facility. The Department of Correction would select the contractor
Admin briefs lawmakers on Bridgewater State Hospital plan
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
care at the facility. The Department of Correction would select the contractor and oversee the contract with input from the Department of Mental Health, according to Bennett. “In the end it is a D.O.C. facility,” Bennett said. Under the request for... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jailed mentally ill man with no charges ordered to hospitalHinds County. They (those with mental health problems) have no place to go, and
Jailed mentally ill man with no charges ordered to hospital
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
Hinds County. They (those with mental health problems) have no place to go, and the problem is only going to get worse." Department of Mental Health spokesman Adam Moore said the wait time for civil commitment to the state hospital is five days,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SC considers borrowing $45M to house sexual predatorsother sexual crimes but authorities think are still a danger to abuse others wi
SC considers borrowing $45M to house sexual predators
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 days ago
other sexual crimes but authorities think are still a danger to abuse others will soon be run by a private company. The Department of Mental Health started the program in 1999 and says it has outgrown what was supposed to be temporary... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
SC considers borrowing $45M to house sexual predatorsother sexual crimes but authorities think are still a danger to abuse others wi
SC considers borrowing $45M to house sexual predators
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
other sexual crimes but authorities think are still a danger to abuse others will soon be run by a private company. The Department of Mental Health started the program in 1999 and says it has outgrown what was supposed to be temporary... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
SC considers borrowing $45M to house sexual predatorsother sexual crimes but authorities think are still a danger to abuse others wi
SC considers borrowing $45M to house sexual predators
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
other sexual crimes but authorities think are still a danger to abuse others will soon be run by a private company. The Department of Mental Health started the program in 1999 and says it has outgrown what was supposed to be temporary... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Connecticut Awarded Federal Funding to Battle Opioid Crisisone of the grants will provide $1 million annually for the next three years to
Connecticut Awarded Federal Funding to Battle Opioid Crisis
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 days ago
one of the grants will provide $1 million annually for the next three years to expand medication-assisted treatment. State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services officials say medication-assisted treatment coupled with counseling is the... Read more
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Boston Globe
New report says prison officials not qualified to run Bridgewater State Hospitalproposal would move all Bridgewater patients except those serving criminal sent
New report says prison officials not qualified to run Bridgewater State Hospital
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
proposal would move all Bridgewater patients except those serving criminal sentences to other facilities run by the Department of Mental Health, adding that it would double the number of clinicians at Bridgewater and make physical... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker plans overhaul in criminal justice system’s handling of mentally illState remains under the control of the Department of Correction. She said she w
Baker plans overhaul in criminal justice system’s handling of mentally ill
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
State remains under the control of the Department of Correction. She said she would continue to press for a transfer to the Department of Mental Health. “It really needs a whole culture change,” she said, of the facility. “Right now, everyone has a... Read more
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Hartford Courant
State Gets $5 Million In Grants To Combat Opioid Crisishas proven to be one of the most effective ways to treat people who are depende
State Gets $5 Million In Grants To Combat Opioid Crisis
Hartford Courant / Posted 12 days ago
has proven to be one of the most effective ways to treat people who are dependent on heroin and prescription drugs," said Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon. "These services provide hope and... Read more
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asianage
Majority believe sports a hindrance to academicssports, do not perform well in academics. The survey was conducted under the a
Majority believe sports a hindrance to academics
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
sports, do not perform well in academics. The survey was conducted under the aegis of Dr Samir Parikh, the director at the department of mental health and behavioural sciences at Fortis Healthcare, to understand the attitudes towards sports... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
STL County awarded $4.7M to fund youth violence preventionthe St. Louis County Executive’s Office, St. Louis regional Promise Zone, Regio
STL County awarded $4.7M to fund youth violence prevention
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
the St. Louis County Executive’s Office, St. Louis regional Promise Zone, Regional Health Commission, the Missouri Department of Mental Health, the St. Louis Health Department, Saint Louis Mental Health Board, the UMSL National Child... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'They Are Liberian Citizens'health officials are not talking much about interventions to rescue these forgo
'They Are Liberian Citizens'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
health officials are not talking much about interventions to rescue these forgotten citizens. The Ministry of Health has department of mental health, which is responsible for other citizens who are 'mentally-ill', but the department has... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hospital releases Reagan shootera Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
Hospital releases Reagan shooter
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokesman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital early Saturday had been... Read more
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Aljazeera
Reagan shooter John Hinckley released after 35 yearsin the US capital Washington DC, according to national media reports. A spokes
Reagan shooter John Hinckley released after 35 years
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
in the US capital Washington DC, according to national media reports. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early on Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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The Marietta Times
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. leaves D.C. mental hospital for VirginiaA spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said e
Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. leaves D.C. mental hospital for Virginia
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been discharged. John Hinckley Jr. was among those scheduled for discharge. An Associated... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
John Hinckley Jr. Leaves DC Mental Hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. Leaves DC Mental Hospital for Virginia
CBS Baltimore / Posted 13 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Demand for treatment soaringtreatment reported heroin as their primary drug, compared to 14,886 who said it
Demand for treatment soaring
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 13 days ago
treatment reported heroin as their primary drug, compared to 14,886 who said it was alcohol, according to the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Meanwhile, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reports that... Read more
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The News-Times
Demand for treatment soaringtreatment reported heroin as their primary drug, compared to 14,886 who said it
Demand for treatment soaring
The News-Times / Posted 13 days ago
treatment reported heroin as their primary drug, compared to 14,886 who said it was alcohol, according to the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Meanwhile, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reports that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Demand for treatment soaringtreatment reported heroin as their primary drug, compared to 14,886 who said it
Demand for treatment soaring
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
treatment reported heroin as their primary drug, compared to 14,886 who said it was alcohol, according to the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Meanwhile, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reports that... Read more
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Calgary Sun
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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Orange County Register
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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Inquirier.net
John Hinckley Jr. released from DC mental hospitala Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. released from DC mental hospital
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginiaa Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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CTV News
Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. released from DC mental hospitala Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. released from DC mental hospital
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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News.com.au
Reagan shooter out of mental hospitala Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
Reagan shooter out of mental hospital
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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News.com.au
John Hinckley Jr leaves mental hospitala Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
John Hinckley Jr leaves mental hospital
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said on Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St Elizabeth's Hospital had been... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan released from mental hospital today for gooda Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting.
Man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan released from mental hospital today for good
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. A spokeswoman for the District of Columbia's Department of Mental Health said early Saturday that all patients scheduled to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital had been... Read more
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