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California Health Report

Lily Dayton

2 May 2016

San Luis Obispo, California, United States

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Domestic violence victims often suffer in silence and do not have encouragement to find help. San Luis Obispo in California has created a program RISE that trains primary care physicians to identify signs of domestic ...

PBS NewsHour

Sarah Varney

20 April 2016

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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Childhood trauma such as abuse, neighborhood violence or the death of a parent has been found to lead to dire health and social problems later in life. How can communities intervene to spare future generations the sam...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

John Caniglia

24 March 2016

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Providing positive interventions reduces gun violence among struggling youths. In New Haven, Connecticut, the Project Longevity program offers social services, treatment, housing, and counseling to those who typically...

The Post Crescent

Noell Dickmann

22 March 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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In the early 2000s, Minnesota’s low income families struggled to have access to mental health care for their children. Now Minnesota therapists meet at schools rather than at a clinic and also train teachers to help s...

60 Minutes

Scott Pelley

20 March 2016

Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Once a white Catholic all-male private school, St. Benedict's Prep now educates predominantly low-income black and Hispanic students. At St. Benedict's, students hold leadership positions, receive trauma-informed coun...

The Post Crescent

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Rory Linnane

17 March 2016

Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, United States

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Over 50 percent of Wisconsin counties lack mental health professionals to serve the populations, and the shortage directly affects children’s mental health. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has submitted funds...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

17 March 2016

Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States

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Fifty-one counties in the state of Wisconsin do not have child psychiatrists to provide counseling because most of them live in widely populated urban areas. Wisconsin psychiatrists now are offering telepsychiatry, w...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

17 March 2016

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States

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Wisconsin confronts a lack of psychiatrists, in particular those who specialize in working with children. The state has begun a telepsychiatry program that enables a psychiatrist to counsel children in remote rural ar...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

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Alison Dirr

17 March 2016

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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At-risk children who do not have access to quality mental health care can end up in the juvenile justice system. Wisconsin has initiated a Children Come First program that offers personalized mental health care design...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

17 March 2016

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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The criminal justice system used to view delinquents with a “tough on crime approach;” however, that approach was not human-centered and used community resources that offered little in terms of results. Wisconsin’s D...

The Post Crescent

Liz Welter

17 March 2016

Menasha, Wisconsin, United States

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Wisconsin’s teen suicide rate and affiliated mental health concerns have increased, challenging school systems to maintain the quality of life for students. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has launched ...

The Post Crescent

Sharon Roznik

17 March 2016

Kaukana, Wisconsin, United States

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Rural Wisconsin has a shortage of mental health resources for youth. Supported by private grants and public funds, Wisconsin's statewide hotline offers counseling via text. The hotline was founded on the belief that y...

The Post Crescent

Katherine Lymn

17 March 2016

Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

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After shortages of mental health options for kids and untold grief, counties in Wisconsin have responded with new kinds of support for at-risk youth. Wisconsin communities have increased access with reduced wait time,...

American University Radio (WAMU)

Matthew S. Schwartz

25 February 2016

Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

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Paying at-risk people to stay out of trouble is the most controversial part of a new D.C. crime bill that also proposes counseling and other services to prevent repeat offenses. But a similar program is already in use...

Bright Magazine

Joanna Schroeder

6 January 2016

Santa Clarita, California, United States

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One in six boys in the United States has experienced sexual abuse before turning 18. With few recovery options in real life, more of them are going online for support.

The Boston Globe

James Vaznis

5 January 2016

Reading, Massachusetts, United States

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A broader effort at Birch Meadow Elementary School and Reading’s eight other schools is putting students at ease and getting them more in tune with their emotions, and one another, so they can concentrate on learning.

ProPublica

Lois Beckett

24 November 2015

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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In the U.S. 200 black men are killed with guns for every 3 people killed in a mass shooting. Little federal attention is given to urban violence programs even though there exists an effective deterrence program implem...

Christian Science Monitor

Nissa Rhee

11 November 2015

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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The anti-violence program at a YMCA in Chicago has war veterans mentoring young gang members as a treatment for the mental and physical wounds of violence. The gang members have healthy role models and the veterans a ...

The Trentonian

Penny Ray

18 October 2015

Trenton, New Jersey, United States

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The city of Trenton is trying to reduce gun violence. In Philadelphia, the Healing Hurt People is a hospital-based violence intervention program that employs trauma counselors to help patients suffering from gun viole...

The Week

Kimberly Alters

15 October 2015

Carrollton, Georgia, United States

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Many mental illnesses appear during an individual's college years, yet few colleges have effective mental health programs. The Jed Foundation created a framework for universities to follow to address student's need su...

ABC Central West NSW

Kia Handley

9 October 2015

Orange, New South Wales, Australia

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People with a mental illness are more likely to be addicts and fail to make good decisions. Because of a new law, a substance treatment program in a hospital in Sydney can insist that a person be interned for 28 days,...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

4 September 2015

United States

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With pressures of depression, anxiety, and suicide on the rise, teenagers in the United States are challenged to find the comfortable outlet and accessibility for emotional support. The Crisis Text Line offers a coun...

The Trace

Alex Yablon

13 August 2015

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Patients who come to a hospital for gunshot wounds are more likely to suffer another gun injury or commit a crime. To stop this cycle, a hospital in Seattle pairs patients with social workers who follow up with patien...

The Denver Post

Jennifer Brown

17 July 2015

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Children across the U.S. experience gender confusion, causing emotional stress in themselves and their family. Gender identity counselors and gender youth clinics are being created in multiple states to help families ...

The Ithaca Voice

Melissa Whitworth

30 June 2015

Buffalo, New York, United States

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Over 220 Veterans Treatment Courts have been created across the United States, each of which helps provide services like rehabilitation and support groups instead of jail time to veterans. Courts in Ithaca, New York a...

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