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“It’s official: Ceremony for Mocha, others in May”

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This March 22, 2015 Finger Lake Times article talks about a victory for a group that has worked to get recognition for not only the work that Mr. Mocha did as a gravedigger during his time at Willard State Hospital in New York, but to also offer some respect for other patients buried there as well.  This has been an ongoing uphill struggle for this group, but they have made some progress, and Mr. Mocha who dug 1,500 graves and wasn’t paid for his work will now get some recognition and be given the respect he and the other patients buried there deserve but until now hadn’t gotten.

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“Where Are the Mental-Health Providers?”

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This February 16, 2015 Wall Street Journal article talks about the severe shortage of mental health professionals seen nationwide, and specifically mentions efforts being made in Philadelphia to find ways to reduce the problem.

“Walt Mills: Birthday gift on science of happiness may be hint to be less gloomy”

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This December 7, 2014 article on the Centre Daily Times website talks about a movement called Positive Psychology and how a gift from his wife got him thinking about what the pursuit of happiness would look like in his own life.

English: "Running with the seagulls"...

English: “Running with the seagulls”, Galveston, Texas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Patrick Kennedy focuses on ‘invisible wound'”

, member of the United States House of Represe...

, member of the United States House of Representatives. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This November 8, 2012 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about Patrick Kennedy’s presentation at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association annual meeting in Pittsburgh.

“Grim choice for families of children refusing psychiatric treatment”

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This article found on Philly.com discusses the struggle between the rights of people with mental illnesses and the sometimes shortcomings of the current laws.  The article is dated July 28, 2011

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