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KTHV Little Rock
Man Targeted Funeral Because of Problem with SC State Agency, Police Sayon Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 40 minutes ago
on Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. The funeral at Greenlawn, it turns out, was... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Bond Set at $5 Million for Suspect in Cemetery Attackon Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted an hour ago
on Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. The funeral at Greenlawn, it turns out, was... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Bond Set at $5 Million for Suspect in Cemetery Attackon Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted an hour ago
on Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. The funeral at Greenlawn, it turns out, was... Read more
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11 News Houston
Bond Set at $5 Million for Suspect in Cemetery Attackon Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have
11 News Houston / Posted an hour ago
on Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. The funeral at Greenlawn, it turns out, was... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
CPD: Man who ran over 12 mourners at funeral had grudge against state agencyduring a funeral on Wednesday afternoon. Police say James Kester, 64, hit the
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted an hour ago
during a funeral on Wednesday afternoon. Police say James Kester, 64, hit the mourners as a grudge against the state Department of Mental Health. The motive was revealed during a bond hearing Thursday morning where bond was set at $5... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State, feds cooperate on flood aid, but deadlines loomCenters (CMHCs) continue to provide information and services at many of the FEM
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Centers (CMHCs) continue to provide information and services at many of the FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers. The Missouri Department of Mental Health announced FEMA also had awarded the department a $500,000 Crisis Counseling Program grant that... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bond Set at $5 Million for Suspect in Cemetery Attackon Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted an hour ago
on Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. The funeral at Greenlawn, it turns out, was... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Man Targeted Funeral Because of Problem with SC State Agency, Police Sayon Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted an hour ago
on Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. The funeral at Greenlawn, it turns out, was... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Bond Set at $5 Million for Suspect in Cemetery Attackon Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted an hour ago
on Garners Ferry Road when they were struck by Kesler's sedan. Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. The funeral at Greenlawn, it turns out, was... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Blue Hills Hospital Workers Speak Out About Possible Closurehe added. "It really doesn't make any sense." As part of the governor's budget
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 hours ago
he added. "It really doesn't make any sense." As part of the governor's budget released earlier this year, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services proposed shifting the 21 detox beds from Blue Hills to Middletown's... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
New addiction recovery center trying to calm Tampa community's concernsbeen a great deal of research about NIMBY concerns. However, a recent study by
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 18 hours ago
been a great deal of research about NIMBY concerns. However, a recent study by the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Mental Health studied the data associated with drug treatment centers and incidents of crime and violence, and... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
$213K grant to open safe house for Clark County addictsAct, a $6.3 billion bill that included $1 billion to battle opioid abuse nation
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Act, a $6.3 billion bill that included $1 billion to battle opioid abuse nationwide. The funding was vetted by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. “The state investing in it is a blessing for us,” McKinley Hall CEO... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Her ‘retirement home’ is a Maine-built tiny house on the open roadWhen Pat Guerard was preparing to retire last year from her 20-year career as a
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
When Pat Guerard was preparing to retire last year from her 20-year career as a patient advocate with the Connecticut Department of Mental Health, she realized she’d been so busy working and living life that she barely knew a soul in the community... Read more
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The Herald News
Former church eyed as mental health center, but neighbors say they weren't notified of project plansrepresentative say Flint neighbors were never apprised of the proposed project.
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
representative say Flint neighbors were never apprised of the proposed project. State Rep. Carole Fiola said the state Department of Mental Health requested she arrange a meeting with Correia and private service providers for emergency mental... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
"Blue Whale Challenge" Warningof DREAM of Hattiesburg, Inc., a non-profit, community-based substance abuse pr
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
of DREAM of Hattiesburg, Inc., a non-profit, community-based substance abuse prevention agency certified by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health "As a parent, I'm very concerned, because it adds another piece or another element I have to be... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Protesters demand justice for rescued dogsis no way that she will stop," Kittell said. Finnerty told WCAX News he would
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
is no way that she will stop," Kittell said. Finnerty told WCAX News he would consider new charges against Merchant if the Department of Mental Health declares her competent but he said that's not likely. Finnerty said it's unusual for a reversal... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Catonsville's incumbent legislators form a slate for 2018in our expertise." Half the bills Hill sponsored in the 2017 session were rela
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
in our expertise." Half the bills Hill sponsored in the 2017 session were related to health, one of which required the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene and the state Department of Education to conduct assessments regarding the need for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
ABA Student Gilfeather Recipient of Pine Belt Mental Healthcare ScholarshipForrest, Greene, Jeff Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne counties. PB
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
Forrest, Greene, Jeff Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne counties. PBMHR is certified by the State of Mississippi Department of Mental Health and holds accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities. Pine... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida neurological institute under scrutiny after death of patient, lawsuitChristy Scott to file a $1 million, wrongful-death lawsuit against the state ag
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Christy Scott to file a $1 million, wrongful-death lawsuit against the state agency that placed her at the institute, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Connecticut Valley Hospital, where she had been treated before her... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Death Of Connecticut Psychiatric Patient At Florida Facility Leads To Lawsuit, Renewed ScrutinyChristy Scott to file a $1 million, wrongful-death lawsuit against the state ag
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
Christy Scott to file a $1 million, wrongful-death lawsuit against the state agency that placed her at the institute, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Connecticut Valley Hospital, where she had been treated before her... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Number of babies born drug-dependent drops 12 percent in East TNand respect," Pershing said. Dr. Stephen Loyd, assistant commissioner for subs
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
and respect," Pershing said. Dr. Stephen Loyd, assistant commissioner for substance abusive services with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, went through his own opioid addiction 13 years ago as a practicing... Read more
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Boston Globe
Medical care can suffer when nurses strike, study sayshospital executives said. Inspectors plan to return twice a day at unannounced
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
hospital executives said. Inspectors plan to return twice a day at unannounced times until the nurses return to work. The Department of Mental Health is also onsite. Tom Lyons, a spokesman for the Department of Public Health, said “some minor... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Number of babies born drug dependent in East TN down 18%and respect," Pershing said. Dr. Stephen Loyd, assistant commissioner for subs
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
and respect," Pershing said. Dr. Stephen Loyd, assistant commissioner for substance abusive services with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, went through his own opioid addiction 13 years ago as a practicing... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Group home operator risks losing license over forgery convictionrecords show the home is owned and operated by Karen L. Clark, who says she is
Dayton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
records show the home is owned and operated by Karen L. Clark, who says she is appealing a June ruling by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services that bars her from owning a adult care facility for seven years. Under... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi agencies prepare for opioid and heroin summitstate has to put up more dollars, not cut them. "It is a sin for what our legi
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
state has to put up more dollars, not cut them. "It is a sin for what our legislature has done for appropriations to the Department of Mental Health," said Hood. "You know they had to close the male unit, drug and alcohol unit, at... Read more
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Officer.com
Governor Unveils Public Safety Plan for St. LouisSocial Services will provide trauma training counseling in the city's public sc
Officer.com / Posted 9 days ago
Social Services will provide trauma training counseling in the city's public schools, among other efforts. He also said the Department of Mental Health would offer more crisis intervention training for law enforcement officers as a way to reduce... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Judge: Defendant in 2015 Moccasin Bend slaying "incompetent" to stand trialjury later returned an indictment for second-degree murder, court records show.
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
jury later returned an indictment for second-degree murder, court records show. At the time of the incident, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services said it would conduct an internal investigation into Green's... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Gov. Greitens lays out safety plan for the City of St. Louisof the Department of Corrections, bringing the Department of Social Services in
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
of the Department of Corrections, bringing the Department of Social Services into schools in the community, bringing in the Department of Mental Health to provide training for our officers to deescalate situations and reduce crime whenever... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Gov. Greitens lays out safety plan for the City of St. Louisof the Department of Corrections, bringing the Department of Social Services in
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
of the Department of Corrections, bringing the Department of Social Services into schools in the community, bringing in the Department of Mental Health to provide training for our officers to deescalate situations and reduce crime whenever... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi agencies prepare for opioid and heroin summitstate has to put up more dollars, not cut them. "It is a sin for what our legi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
state has to put up more dollars, not cut them. "It is a sin for what our legislature has done for appropriations to the Department of Mental Health," said Hood. "You know they had to close the male unit, drug and alcohol unit, at... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi agencies prepare for opioid and heroin summitstate has to put up more dollars, not cut them. "It is a sin for what our legi
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
state has to put up more dollars, not cut them. "It is a sin for what our legislature has done for appropriations to the Department of Mental Health," said Hood. "You know they had to close the male unit, drug and alcohol unit, at... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Eda G. Mahan, retired auditor, dieslater for the Hecht Co. department store, in its fur department. For a number o
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
later for the Hecht Co. department store, in its fur department. For a number of years, she was an auditor for the state Department of Mental Health and Hygiene until retiring in 1982. She was a longtime volunteer and trip coordinator for the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Sheriff at heart of Ohio’s opioid epidemic bans deputies from carrying Narcan, anti-overdose drugdry.” Butler County wouldn’t foot the entire bill if the sheriff changed cours
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
dry.” Butler County wouldn’t foot the entire bill if the sheriff changed course, however, a spokesman for the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services told NBC News. “Local law enforcement in Ohio can decide whether to carry... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Ohio sheriff says his officers won't carry narcanwhose generic name is naloxone, Butler County wouldn't be shouldering the finan
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
whose generic name is naloxone, Butler County wouldn't be shouldering the financial burden alone, a spokesman for the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services said. "Local law enforcement in Ohio can decide whether to carry... Read more
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NBC News
Ohio sheriff says his officers won't carry Narcanwhose generic name is naloxone, Butler County wouldn't be shouldering the finan
NBC News / Posted 12 days ago
whose generic name is naloxone, Butler County wouldn't be shouldering the financial burden alone, a spokesman for the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services said. "Local law enforcement in Ohio can decide whether to carry... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Major shakeup underway in Gov. Kay Ivey's administrationdays." Amid news of those leaving, Ivey has also announced a hire. Lynn Beshea
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 days ago
days." Amid news of those leaving, Ivey has also announced a hire. Lynn Beshear has been named Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health. Beshear takes over the position vacated by James "Jim" Perdue on June 30, a move the governor's... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Major shakeup underway in Gov. Kay Ivey's administrationdays." Amid news of those leaving, Ivey has also announced a hire. Lynn Beshea
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 13 days ago
days." Amid news of those leaving, Ivey has also announced a hire. Lynn Beshear has been named Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health. Beshear takes over the position vacated by James "Jim" Perdue on June 30, a move the governor's... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Governor Ivey fires Press Secretary Eileen Jones, 4 cabinet membersEmergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let go Thursday. Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Jim Perdue was let go last Friday. Governor Ivey has also accepted the resignations of staff... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Governor Ivey fires Press Secretary Eileen Jones, 4 cabinet membersEmergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let go Thursday. Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Jim Perdue was let go last Friday. Governor Ivey has also accepted the resignations of staff... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Governor Ivey fires Press Secretary Eileen Jones, 4 cabinet membersEmergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let go Thursday. Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Jim Perdue was let go last Friday. Governor Ivey has also accepted the resignations of staff... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Governor Ivey fires Press Secretary Eileen Jones, 4 cabinet membersEmergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let go Thursday. Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Jim Perdue was let go last Friday. Governor Ivey has also accepted the resignations of staff... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Governor Ivey fires Press Secretary Eileen Jones, 4 cabinet membersEmergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let go Thursday. Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Jim Perdue was let go last Friday. Governor Ivey has also accepted the resignations of staff... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Governor Ivey fires Press Secretary Eileen Jones, 4 cabinet membersEmergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let
KXXV Waco / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency Management Director Art Faulkner are the cabinet members who were let go Thursday. Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Jim Perdue was let go last Friday. Governor Ivey has also accepted the resignations of staff... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
MO disaster recovery team releases flood recovery updatethat provide essential health and human services assistance. Call 211 or click
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
that provide essential health and human services assistance. Call 211 or click here. Also on Thursday, the Missouri Department of Mental Health announced FEMA awarded the department a $500,000 Crisis Counseling Program grant that will fund... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama prisons lead state in overtime: $26.6 million in 2016, more likely in 2017that troopers have typically covered are now shared with local law enforcement
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
that troopers have typically covered are now shared with local law enforcement agencies," Bryan said. The Alabama Department of Mental Health had seen a large drop in overtime between 2009 and 2014, but a slight increase since then. A... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Troy man shot by police in 2015 after allegedly threatening officer appears in courtwas shot in the legs and hospitalized. He was found incompetent to stand trial
Dayton Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
was shot in the legs and hospitalized. He was found incompetent to stand trial in March 2015 and sent to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Sercies in Toledo for competency restoration. A county grand jury cleared Short in... Read more
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Medical News Today
How modern life affects our physical and mental healthsymptoms of addiction or depression," said study leader Michelle Colder Carras,
Medical News Today / Posted 17 days ago
symptoms of addiction or depression," said study leader Michelle Colder Carras, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Mental Health at the Bloomberg School. "If these adolescents are sitting around playing games together with... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
DMHAS Audit for Forensic Division in Middletownyears after it was revealed that some employees doubled their base pay with ove
NBC Connecticut / Posted 19 days ago
years after it was revealed that some employees doubled their base pay with overtime. State auditors took a look at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). The audit examined spending at state facilities including one we... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Health officials: Medicaid cuts could slow fight against opioid epidemicto a federal grant program with a fixed budget. (R), left, speaks with Tracy J
The Toledo Blade / Posted 19 days ago
to a federal grant program with a fixed budget. (R), left, speaks with Tracy J. Plouck, center, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health, speaks with then-State Representative Barbara Sears, left, and John B. McCarthy, right, State... Read more
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Al.com
Gov. Kay Ivey spokeswoman: Ouster of Alabama mental health commissioner 'not personal'to get together to find a remedy. While the job of looking after mentally ill
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
to get together to find a remedy. While the job of looking after mentally ill inmates wasn't one of the things the Alabama Department of Mental Health was tasked to deal with, Perdue said he had hoped the mental health department could take over... Read more
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