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Mental Illness

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“Ian Walks America” Honored For Shedding Light On Mental Illness

Ian Cummins, who completed his walk across America in memory of his brother, is now back home in Dormont.

09/09/2014

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Man Beat 2 Cats With Golf Club For Scratching Him

A northwestern Pennsylvania man fatally beat his two cats with a golf club because he felt “betrayed” after they scratched him.

07/22/2014

Editorial

All Tragedies Point To Mental Illness

Some tragedies get tremendous public attention – Like the massacre at Sandyhook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Thousands of smaller tragedies occur almost daily – And get little notice. What they have in common is […]

07/18/2014

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Halfway There: Local Man Walking Across USA Makes It To Kansas

Not a whole lot happens in Sylvia, Kan. – population 218.

06/13/2014

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Local Students Stand Together To End ‘Stigma’ About Mental Illness

How do you change something if you don’t know it exists? That is the challenge when it comes to the subject of mental illness.

05/27/2014

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Congressman Talks About Dealing With Mental Illness

Congressman Tim Murphy brings his unique mental health perspective to the legislative side to prevent violent tragedies.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/10/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Demonic Possession: Real Or Mental Illness?

Is demonic possession real or the manifestation of mental illness?

02/12/2014

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Man Accused In Grandmother’s Fatal Stabbing Waives Hearing

The attorney of a man charged with stabbing and killing his grandmother raises questions about how the mental health system handled the case.

12/06/2013

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Man Accused Of Shooting Girlfriend Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity

An Indiana County woman is calling for change to Pennsylvania’s mental health laws.

09/12/2013

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Hospital Protocol Questioned After Patient Commits Suicide

Police know how she died, but question why it took so long for anyone to find out and whether her death could have been prevented in the first place.

08/26/2013

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Police Looking For Missing Moon Twp. Woman

Moon Township Police asking for help from the public in finding a missing 21-year-old woman.

08/03/2013

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Eliminating The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Mental illness can affect anyone at any time, but unfortunately people who suffer from it are often associated with a negative stigma.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/21/2013

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Man Captured After Escaping From Mental Health Hospital

A man who was on the run after escaping from a Westmoreland County mental health hospital on Tuesday has been captured.

07/11/2013

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Officer Charged In Road Rage Incidents Released On House Arrest

A suspended Allegheny County police officer, charged in several road rage incidents, is now out of jail but he’s not exactly a free man.

06/13/2013

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