Tag Archive for: federal funding

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County Jails Struggle To Treat Mentally Ill Inmates

DeVonte Jones began to show signs of schizophrenia as a teenager. His first public episode was nine years ago at a ballgame at Wavering Park, in Quincy, Ill. "He snapped out and just went around and started kicking people," says Jones'…
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Stressed, Struggling, and Suicidal: America’s Farmers Are Begging for Mental Health Services – Mother Jones

Three dozen rural and farming organizations asked Congress to reauthorize the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN), which provides mental health services to farmers and their families. Read more.   Photo by Xavi Mol…
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Severe Shortage of Psychiatrists Exacerbated by Lack of Federal Funding – NPR

Some critics argue that the shortage of psychiatrists in the U.S. is in part due to a lack of federal funding. Read more.