by Carimah Townes May 19, 2016
Years after Illinois ushered in a mental health crisis, it's finally doing something about it.
by Alex Zielinski May 2, 2016
According to the complaint, staff members commonly punched, spit on, slapped, sexually abused, and denied food from non-verbal women residents, some who only have the "functioning of a toddler."
by Carimah Townes Apr 18, 2016
One man spent a week in a psychiatric hospital for no reason.
by Carimah Townes Apr 15, 2016
Prison staff are paying the price for abandoning their patrols.
by Erica Hellerstein Apr 14, 2016
“Even when they were told the water was safe, in their guts these moms knew that it wasn’t,” Dr. Hanna-Attisha said. “But they had no financial alternative… So that mommy guilt will always be there. Because they think they poisoned their kids.”
by Alex Zielinski Apr 12, 2016
Since September, the small community of 2,000 has seen 101 attempted suicides. That's around 5 percent of the population.
by Lauren C. Williams Apr 8, 2016
"To anyone who is going through the same, please do not suffer in silence."
by Carimah Townes Apr 2, 2016
"Locked down for up to 24 hours a day, they deteriorate, refusing medication and treatment, living in squalor, and growing more symptomatic by the day."
by Alex Zielinski Mar 25, 2016
While officials have yet to find any information explaining the suicide, veterans' advocates see his death as a response to the VA's serious lack of timely, accessible medical and mental health care.
by Lindsay Gibbs Feb 24, 2016
"There is a huge problem with the culture in which we're raising our sons."