A St. Paul hospital is responding to a growing need for mental health services for military veterans recovering from the psychological impact of their service.
Former NFL running back Marion Barber III was detained and taken for a mental health evaluation after police were called to a Dallas, Texas suburb.
A 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a friend in a quest to please a spooky fictional character will have a mental evaluation, while an attorney for a second girl also charged in the crime said Wednesday that he could raise the issue of competency later.
Their case is perhaps not unlike the horror stories that inspired it. Two 12-year-old girls are accused of stabbing a friend nearly 20 times in the woods near Milwaukee – all to impress a make-believe Internet monster. His name is Slenderman, a faceless ghoul many parents had likely never heard of until this week.
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Health advocates are speaking out after a Twin Cities suburb voted down a permit to open a mental health facility for teenagers. “Lifespan,” which treats clients for ADHD, schizophrenia and autism disorders, wants to open a facility in a vacant property along Pennsylvania Avenue in Golden Valley, but council members voted down a permit this week after neighbors voiced safety concerns. Mayor Shep Harris apologized Saturday for the hurtful comments made during the council meeting.
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Many students are starting a long weekend tonight. That’s because most schools are closed Thursday and Friday for an annual statewide teachers’ conference.
In the year since a fired employee went on a shooting rampage at a Minneapolis office, mental health advocates say they’ve signs of progress on the kinds of issues that plagued that gunman.
Lawmakers’ plans to improve Minnesota’s existing background check system for gun sales will come at a cost.
Senator Al Franken called in to the WCCO Morning News on Wednesday from snowy Washington DC.
In Minneapolis Monday, President Obama made his case for new gun restrictions in the wake of a series of gun massacres, including the deadliest workplace shooting in Minneapolis history last year at Accent Signage.
While state and federal politicians consider changes to gun laws, a group of Minnesota lawmakers want to improve mental health care in schools.
Sen. Al Franken is unveiling a bill to increase funding for mental health problems in prisons and jails.
Three weeks after the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Sen. Al Franken visited an Eagan middle school to discuss school safety and mental health issues.