Mental health

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Supremacist Says He Was Found Fit For Murder Trial

Frazier Glenn Miller, the white supremacist accused of killing 3 people at a Kansas City Jewish Center, says he plans to represent himself at trial.

12/16/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

Nikko Jenkins shot and killed four people in Omaha over a 10-day period in August 2013; he claims confinement in solitary drove him insane, (Photo by Nebraska Department of Corrections)

Mass Murderer Claims State Should Have Known He Was Mentally Ill Before Releasing Him From Prison

Nikko Jenkins shot and killed four people in Omaha over a 10-day period in August 2013; he claims confinement in solitary drove him insane; it’s the third lawsuit he has filed against Nebraska prison officials.

11/26/2014

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Blunt: No Answers from St. Louis VA

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he asked officials at the John Cochran VA Medical Center point-blank about a whistleblower’s allegations of delays in mental health treatment and doctors slacking off.

05/28/2014

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) file photo (Getty/ Whitney Curtis)

Sen. Blunt to Meet With St. Louis VA Officials

Officials at St. Louis’ John Cochran VA Hospital can expect some tough questions this morning, as Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt meets with them about allegations of inadequate mental health care.

05/28/2014

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How Long Does it Take to Get Psychiatric Help?

A whistleblower is making headlines for claiming that some veterans have to wait at least a month to see a psychiatrist at the VA medical center in St. Louis.

05/21/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lax Psychiatric Care Alleged at St. Louis VA Hospital

Dr. Jose Mathews claims that veterans often wait a month or more for mental health treatment because psychiatrists and other staff members are so lax in their work.

05/13/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Lawmakers Embrace Plan for Fulton Hospital Project

The proposal calls for issuing bonds through the Missouri Development Finance Board and paying them off over 25 years.

05/06/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

House Endorses Funding Plan for Mental Hospital

The hospital is Missouri’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility and the oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.

04/29/2014

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House Members Could Discuss Bonding Proposal

The Fulton State Hospital is Missouri’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility and the oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.

04/28/2014

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