Mental Health

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Local Man Kills Family Dog

(Las Vegas, KXNT)-  A 22-year old Las Vegas man has been arrested for killing his family’s dog, but details of a police report have called into question the suspect’s competency. A Metro police report says […]

12/11/2013

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Bynes’ Parents ‘Deeply Concerned’ For Actress

Amanda Bynes’ parents are deeply concerned that their daughter may hurt herself or others unless they are allowed to assume control over her medical care and finances, court filings show.

07/26/2013

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Mental Health Gun Sale Portion Apart Of Another Bill

The mental health portions of a bill mandating background checks on all gun sales in Nevada are now part of another bill.

06/04/2013

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Hospitals Report Influx Of Mental Patients

Reports of improper discharges at the Rawson-Neal psychiatric hospital is affecting other local medical facilities.

05/02/2013

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“Greyhound Therapy” for Nevada Mental Patients?

The Sacramento Bee documented the release 1,500 patients from Nevada’s Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital, about a third of whom were sent by bus to Los Angeles and San Diego Counties, or to Sacramento.

04/15/2013

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Nevada Senator Wants Greater Gun Law Compliance

A Nevada senator says a lot of people diagnosed with mental health problems aren’t being included in a national database used to check the backgrounds of gun buyers.

01/24/2013

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Metro Offers Counseling For Mental Health

Being a police officer is more than just issuing speeding tickets and arrest warrants.

01/22/2013

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Officials Seek Funding For Mental Health Facility

Nevada health officials are proposing a 24-hour mental health urgent care center in Las Vegas.

12/31/2012

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Lawmakers Working To Finalize Health Cuts

Lawmakers are working through Saturday to try to finalize budget cuts for hospitals and counseling services for the mentally ill. Members of an Assembly panel concerned about the impact on some of Nevada’s most vulnerable citizens […]

04/30/2011

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