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Mental Illness

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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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Woman Accused Of Abducting Newborn Waives Case To Court

Breona Moore, the woman charged with kidnapping a 3-day-old baby from Magee-Womens Hospital last year, and claiming the child as her own, was finally in court today for her preliminary hearing.

06/07/2013

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Mother Of 8-Year-Old Sexual Assault Victim Outraged, Demanding Accountability

Prosecutors are now charging a teenage boy who is accused of sexually assaulting a young female patient at Western Psych.

03/14/2013

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Security Changes Being Put In Place 1 Year After Western Psych Shooting

It’s been one year since terror struck at Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute when a gunman opened fire. Out of that tragedy, many questions arose. Why did this happen? And could it be prevented from happening again?

03/08/2013

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Family Speaking About Mental Illness After Grandmother’s Stabbing Death

A week after the unexpected attack in their Richland Township home, a father and daughter are turning their tragedy into advocacy for families of schizophrenics.

02/27/2013

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Family Of Grandson Accused In Fatal Stabbing Speaks About Mental Illness

The family of a Richland Township man, who is facing prison time in the stabbing death of his grandmother, is speaking out about mental illness one week after the tragedy.

02/26/2013

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