Psychiatrist: Girl Accused In Stabbing Needs InterventionOne of two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictitious horror character has schizophrenia that is getting worse and intervention is the best way to mitigate the symptoms, a psychiatrist testified Thursday.
University Admits Missteps In Second Drug StudyThe University of Minnesota is apologizing to a Rosemount man who claimed he was coerced into enrolling in a schizophrenia drug trial. It's the second local case to raise questions about patient safeguards during research.
Family Of Man Committed For Killing Parents Objects To His ReleaseA Minnesota man who killed his parents 16 years ago is expected to be released from a state hospital soon. Richard Happ has been a resident at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter since he was 30 years old.
Mom: Man Accused In Teen's Death Needs Mental HelpThe man accused of fatally hitting a teenager with his car last week in Missouri had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, committed to a Minneapolis hospital for treatment and sometimes stopped taking his medications, according to court records and his family in Minnesota.
Update: Missing Roseville Man FoundRoseville Police said the missing vulnerable adult has been found. St. Paul police located Scott Michael Raumaker and transported him to a local hospital.
Golden Valley Mayor: Sorry For Insensitive City Council MeetingHealth 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.
Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs InDr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.