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Mental Illness

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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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Local Congressmen On Gun Control In Wake Of Connecticut Shootings

In the wake of the latest mass killing of school children, many Americans feel exactly as the President when he spoke Sunday night at a memorial service in Connecticut.

12/17/2012

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Clinical Psychologist Discusses Mental Illness

The second largest school shooting in United States history left 20 children and six women dead in Newtown, Conn. on Friday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/17/2012

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Western Psych Shooting Renews Debate Over Mentally Ill’s Access To Guns

When John Shick entered Western Psych he was armed with a box of ammunition and two handguns, which were later found by his prone body.

03/29/2012

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