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Jefferson City News Tribune
Drug, addiction policy makes mixed progress in Legislaturehospitalizations more than doubled — from about 29,000 to more than 76,000 — be
Drug, addiction policy makes mixed progress in Legislature
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted an hour ago
hospitalizations more than doubled — from about 29,000 to more than 76,000 — between 2001 and 2012, according to Missouri's Department of Mental Health. The state's drug-induced deaths have climbed at a similar rate. Monitoring programs can help... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Drug, addiction policy makes mixed progress in Legislaturealcohol, more than one-quarter of patients' primary drug problem stemmed from h
Drug, addiction policy makes mixed progress in Legislature
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 hours ago
alcohol, more than one-quarter of patients' primary drug problem stemmed from heroin or painkillers, according to Missouri Department of Mental Health data for the 2014 fiscal year. Legislation to allow pharmacists to sell naloxone, an... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Late woman's uncle suggests 'cover-up' at Pembroke Hospitalher limbs and jaw already stiffened into full rigor mortis, according to an inv
Late woman's uncle suggests 'cover-up' at Pembroke Hospital
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
her limbs and jaw already stiffened into full rigor mortis, according to an investigation into Mace’s death by the State Department of Mental Health completed last November.The state’s investigation revealed a different timeline than what the... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Family raises new questions in young woman's death at Pembroke Hospitalher limbs and jaw already stiffened into full rigor mortis, according to an inv
Family raises new questions in young woman's death at Pembroke Hospital
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
her limbs and jaw already stiffened into full rigor mortis, according to an investigation into Mace’s death by the State Department of Mental Health completed last November. The Pembroke Fire Department arrived at Pembroke Hospital at 5:11 a.m.... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Malloy Signs Bill Combating Opioid Abuse, Launches Plan To Tackle Addictionpublic input, and judgment about where efforts can have the most impact. Commi
Malloy Signs Bill Combating Opioid Abuse, Launches Plan To Tackle Addiction
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted yesterday
public input, and judgment about where efforts can have the most impact. Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services commended Malloy and legislature for approving the legislation. “This... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Malloy Signs Bill Combating Opioid Abuse, Launches Plan To Tackle Addictionpublic input, and judgment about where efforts can have the most impact. Commi
Malloy Signs Bill Combating Opioid Abuse, Launches Plan To Tackle Addiction
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted yesterday
public input, and judgment about where efforts can have the most impact. Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services commended Malloy and legislature for approving the legislation. “This... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Malloy Signs Bill Combating Opioid Abuse, Launches Plan To Tackle Addictionpublic input, and judgment about where efforts can have the most impact. Commi
Malloy Signs Bill Combating Opioid Abuse, Launches Plan To Tackle Addiction
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted yesterday
public input, and judgment about where efforts can have the most impact. Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services commended Malloy and legislature for approving the legislation. “This... Read more
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NBC News
'Fashionably Ill': Jessica Gimeno Tackles Mental Health, Chronic Pain with Stylehealth in July 2013. She continues to share her story, producing a PSA in both
'Fashionably Ill': Jessica Gimeno Tackles Mental Health, Chronic Pain with Style
NBC News / Posted yesterday
health in July 2013. She continues to share her story, producing a PSA in both English and Mandarin with the L.A. County Department of Mental Health in 2014. "I stood up for my first time to publicly state, 'I will not end my life because I have... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Rule requiring sodium labels on salty foods upheld by appellate courtaverage adult in the five boroughs consumes nearly 40 percent more than the rec
Rule requiring sodium labels on salty foods upheld by appellate court
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
average adult in the five boroughs consumes nearly 40 percent more than the recommended daily limit of sodium, which has been linked to high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, according to the NYC Department of Mental Health an... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Dems want special session to change Miss. budgetof losing millions of dollars in Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements." Democr
Dems want special session to change Miss. budget
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
of losing millions of dollars in Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements." Democrats previously raised concerns about the Department of Mental Health budget. Bryant spokesman Clay Chandler did not immediately respond to questions Wednesday about... Read more
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The Oklahoman
While DUI fatalities are declining, Memorial Day proves deadly on Oklahoma roadstragedy will continue to pay dividends now and in the future,” said Jeff Dismuk
While DUI fatalities are declining, Memorial Day proves deadly on Oklahoma roads
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
tragedy will continue to pay dividends now and in the future,” said Jeff Dismukes, communications director for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Underage drinking enforcement and compliance checks, server... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Health officials ask governor for guidance on budget changesresulting in the federal government’s refusal to release millions of dollars in
Health officials ask governor for guidance on budget changes
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
resulting in the federal government’s refusal to release millions of dollars in Medicaid and Medicare funds. The Department of Mental Health already has announced multiple cuts, including closing the state-operated inpatient programs for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Democrats want special session to change Mississippi budgetjobs for people who inspect facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. De
Democrats want special session to change Mississippi budget
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
jobs for people who inspect facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Democrats previously raised concerns about the Department of Mental Health budget. Bryant spokesman Clay Chandler did not immediately respond to questions Wednesday about... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Democrats want special session to change Mississippi budgetjobs for people who inspect facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. De
Democrats want special session to change Mississippi budget
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
jobs for people who inspect facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Democrats previously raised concerns about the Department of Mental Health budget. Bryant spokesman Clay Chandler did not immediately respond to questions Wednesday about... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
CONSIDER THIS: Budget cuts affect everyoneRecent budget cuts to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health are hurting p
CONSIDER THIS: Budget cuts affect everyone
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
Recent budget cuts to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health are hurting people who most need help; help that they cannot provide for themselves. The state is taking more than $8 million from mental health and that means psychiatric and... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
CONSIDER THIS: Budget cuts affect everyoneRecent budget cuts to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health are hurting p
CONSIDER THIS: Budget cuts affect everyone
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
Recent budget cuts to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health are hurting people who most need help; help that they cannot provide for themselves. The state is taking more than $8 million from mental health and that means psychiatric and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Under proposed budget, Oklahoma mental health services will remain limitedOklahoma CEO, said the Legislature recommendation, announced Tuesday, to approp
Under proposed budget, Oklahoma mental health services will remain limited
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
Oklahoma CEO, said the Legislature recommendation, announced Tuesday, to appropriate only $7 million to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services was not only a disappointment but also a failure in political... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma leaders agree on budget, most will see cutson Children and Youth and the Department of Rehabilitative Services will see a
Oklahoma leaders agree on budget, most will see cuts
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
on Children and Youth and the Department of Rehabilitative Services will see a reduction by more than 11 percent. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse will start out with a smaller budget than they were originally allotted for... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
staffer sues over Oklahoma Forensic Center conditionsmental health agency didn't let him adequately treat patients. Robert McIntyre
staffer sues over Oklahoma Forensic Center conditions
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
mental health agency didn't let him adequately treat patients. Robert McIntyre alleges in his lawsuit against the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services that his orders were subject to changes by a supervisor in another... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Flaw Puts a Billion Wireless Mice at Riskemailing the email addresses and names of HIV-positive patients with an electro
Flaw Puts a Billion Wireless Mice at Risk
E-Commerce Times / Posted 4 days ago
emailing the email addresses and names of HIV-positive patients with an electronic newsletter last fall. May 10. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services discloses it has put at risk the personal information of as many as 59,000... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Flaw Puts a Billion Wireless Mice at Riskemailing the email addresses and names of HIV-positive patients with an electro
Flaw Puts a Billion Wireless Mice at Risk
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 4 days ago
emailing the email addresses and names of HIV-positive patients with an electronic newsletter last fall. May 10. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services discloses it has put at risk the personal information of as many as 59,000... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
CPS failed to protect boy from motherCenter, a secure facility, where she receives therapy and medication. Murphy is
CPS failed to protect boy from mother
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Center, a secure facility, where she receives therapy and medication. Murphy is in the custody and care of the state Department of Mental Health. A judge found her not responsible for Jacob's death due to her mental illness. In a very... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are 6 ways Oklahoma Republicans prove they don’t care about kids after they’re bornin the country, while simultaneously being one with the lowest rates of financi
Here are 6 ways Oklahoma Republicans prove they don’t care about kids after they’re born
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
in the country, while simultaneously being one with the lowest rates of financial support for treatment services. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has been forced to decrease spending by $22.8 million since January,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Lawsuit against Bridgewater State Hospital can move forwardagainst the most severely mentally ill men by sending them to a facility run by
Lawsuit against Bridgewater State Hospital can move forward
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 days ago
against the most severely mentally ill men by sending them to a facility run by the Department of Correction, not the Department of Mental Health. Attorney General Maura Healy argued that the lawsuit should be dropped because mentally ill... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge says Bridgewater State Hospital lawsuit should move forwardin the state by consigning them to a facility run by the Department of Correcti
Judge says Bridgewater State Hospital lawsuit should move forward
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
in the state by consigning them to a facility run by the Department of Correction rather than one administered by the Department of Mental Health, where trained clinicians maintain policies designed to restrict the use of seclusion and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Franklin County Jail lacks medications to ease withdrawalintroduce a program last year to use it with some who are in halfway houses, sa
Franklin County Jail lacks medications to ease withdrawal
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
introduce a program last year to use it with some who are in halfway houses, said Eric Wandersleben, spokesman for the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, in an email. Jail inmates also have access to Alcoholics Anonymous and... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
May is Mental Health Awareness Month: What You Should Knowon alcohol or struggling with dark thoughts, most people have been touched by m
May is Mental Health Awareness Month: What You Should Know
NBC Connecticut / Posted 7 days ago
on alcohol or struggling with dark thoughts, most people have been touched by mental health disorders. The state's Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) services people everyday who may struggle. Last year, DHMAS found... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cops defend handling of tutor suicideled police negotiations on Thursday, had completed a negotiation training cours
Cops defend handling of tutor suicide
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
led police negotiations on Thursday, had completed a negotiation training course in the US, Pol Lt Gen Thitirach said. The Department of Mental Health expressed its appreciation to the Thai Journalists Association for warning members of the media... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Flaw Puts a Billion Wireless Mice at Riskemailing the email addresses and names of HIV-positive patients with an electro
Flaw Puts a Billion Wireless Mice at Risk
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 8 days ago
emailing the email addresses and names of HIV-positive patients with an electronic newsletter last fall. May 10. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services discloses it has put at risk the personal information of as many as 59,000... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
CPS failed to protect boy from motherCenter, a secure facility, where she receives therapy and medication. Murphy i
CPS failed to protect boy from mother
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
Center, a secure facility, where she receives therapy and medication. Murphy is in the custody and care of the state Department of Mental Health. A judge found her not responsible for Jacob's death due to her mental illness. In a very... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Cuts benefit Mississippi corporations, not individualsmore than $5 billion of state and federal dollars to Mississippi hospitals, phy
Cuts benefit Mississippi corporations, not individuals
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
more than $5 billion of state and federal dollars to Mississippi hospitals, physicians and other health care providers. The Department of Mental Health has some 9,000 employees spread around the state. The State Department of Health has operations... Read more
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The Cass County Democrat Missourian
Pec students find peer positivity at the ‘Refuge’our community,” Scott said. Refuge nights are a program of the Ray-Pec Communi
Pec students find peer positivity at the ‘Refuge’
The Cass County Democrat Missourian / Posted 10 days ago
our community,” Scott said. Refuge nights are a program of the Ray-Pec Community Alliance, a registered coalition with the Department of Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division. The nights are funded by grants and donations and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Meeting U.S. Surgeon General and learning what I can do about addictionget too strong. “They are not well. They are in a different state of mind,” sa
Meeting U.S. Surgeon General and learning what I can do about addiction
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
get too strong. “They are not well. They are in a different state of mind,” said Commissioner Terri White, of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, who was also at the meeting Monday. Murthy visited a treatment... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Miss. Dept. of Mental Health Cuts: Bd. Vice Chairman Respondsstate facilities to see first hand the impact they have. More than $8 million w
Miss. Dept. of Mental Health Cuts: Bd. Vice Chairman Responds
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 10 days ago
state facilities to see first hand the impact they have. More than $8 million was recently stripped from the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, and this is causing some alcohol and drug treatment programs to shutdown. "A lot of people... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Attaboys and Oh Boys for May 18shape of the mental health system in Mississippi. Last week, a letter signed by
Attaboys and Oh Boys for May 18
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
shape of the mental health system in Mississippi. Last week, a letter signed by the former executive director of the state Department of Mental Health, along with many Democrats in the state Legislature, urged for Gov. Phil Bryant to call a special... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia adds one more option for autism treatmentother people," Powell said. The diagnosis of autism has increased more than te
Columbia adds one more option for autism treatment
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
other people," Powell said. The diagnosis of autism has increased more than tenfold in the last decade, according Missouri Department of Mental Health. A study shows that currently about one in 110 children in the United States suffer from... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Mental Health and Recovery Services expanding to Wapakonetaas well as a drop-in center. In Lima there are plans to renovate the Crisis St
Mental Health and Recovery Services expanding to Wapakoneta
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 11 days ago
as well as a drop-in center. In Lima there are plans to renovate the Crisis Stabilization Unit with a grant through the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Renovations are expected to be completed in October. Renovations are... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Surgeon general visits Oklahoma City, discusses opioid abusethe cost of not getting people the help they need is just far too great." Comm
Surgeon general visits Oklahoma City, discusses opioid abuse
The Oklahoman / Posted 11 days ago
the cost of not getting people the help they need is just far too great." Commissioner Terri White, of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, said although Gov. Mary Fallin and lawmakers have made some... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
New police chief in Southbridge: Treat, rather than arrest, drug addictselse without care, making for a short-term fix.Similarly, the chief said he wou
New police chief in Southbridge: Treat, rather than arrest, drug addicts
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
else without care, making for a short-term fix.Similarly, the chief said he would like to pursue grant money from the state Department of Mental Health to help with recurring dealings with people with mental health problems. It's made a difference... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘Staff turmoil’ cited in move to drop mental health programwas prompting fears of shoddy service. The red flags, disclosed in an April fi
‘Staff turmoil’ cited in move to drop mental health program
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
was prompting fears of shoddy service. The red flags, disclosed in an April filing to an outgoing lawsuit against the Department of Mental Health, serve to raise further questions about the program and Morton Hospital as it sits embroiled in... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
EMSH Job Cuts Latestnot be the shift that they want, or it may not be the unit," Carlisle said. Le
EMSH Job Cuts Latest
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 12 days ago
not be the shift that they want, or it may not be the unit," Carlisle said. Legislative budget cuts led to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health slashing funding for all state mental health hospitals by 4.4%. For East Mississippi State... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Accountant for former Bennington Schools Inc. settles matter with state and federal governmentscovered partially by the Medicaid program as well as funds from multiple state
Accountant for former Bennington Schools Inc. settles matter with state and federal governments
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
covered partially by the Medicaid program as well as funds from multiple state agencies such as the Agency of Education, Department of Mental Health, and the Department for Children and Families. How much funding Bennington Schools got was based... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Accountant for former Bennington (Vt.) Schools Inc. settles matter with state and federal governmentscovered partially by the Medicaid program as well as funds from multiple state
Accountant for former Bennington (Vt.) Schools Inc. settles matter with state and federal governments
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
covered partially by the Medicaid program as well as funds from multiple state agencies such as the Agency of Education, Department of Mental Health, and the Department for Children and Families. How much funding Bennington Schools got was based... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler County joins statewide awareness campaign about overdosesColumbus Dispatch. “We spend so much time cleaning up the mess and so little do
Butler County joins statewide awareness campaign about overdoses
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 days ago
Columbus Dispatch. “We spend so much time cleaning up the mess and so little doing anything about it in advance.” The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is collaborating with health officials on the campaign, which covers... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
EMSH Job Cuts Latestmay not be the shift that they want, or it may not be the unit." Legislative b
EMSH Job Cuts Latest
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 12 days ago
may not be the shift that they want, or it may not be the unit." Legislative budget cuts led to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health slashing funding for all state mental health hospitals by 4.4%. For East Mississippi State... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roofevaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roof
Bluffton Today / Posted 12 days ago
evaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they have no objection to an exam by the state Department of Mental Health as long as it complies with state law. Under that law, those exam results would not be revealed... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Defense: No Objection to to Dylann Roofevaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they
Defense: No Objection to to Dylann Roof
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
evaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they have no objection to an exam by the state Department of Mental Health as long as it complies with state law. Under the law, those exam results would not be revealed... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roofevaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roof
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
evaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they have no objection to an exam by the state Department of Mental Health as long as it complies with state law. Under the law, those exam results would not be revealed... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roofevaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roof
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
evaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they have no objection to an exam by the state Department of Mental Health as long as it complies with state law. Under the law, those exam results would not be revealed... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roofevaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they
Defense: No objection to outside mental exam of Dylann Roof
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
evaluation and Roof's defense team said in court documents filed last week they have no objection to an exam by the state Department of Mental Health as long as it complies with state law. Under the law, those exam results would not be revealed... Read more
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