• Categories

  • Advertisements

“United States: Force Against Prisoners With Mental Illness”

English: Human Rights Watch logo Русский: Лого...

English: Human Rights Watch logo Русский: Логотип Хьюман Райтс Вотч (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Article Link

This May 12, 2015 article on the Human Rights Watch website talks about the abuse of power often used in handling mentally ill inmate that leads to injuries and even death because of what amounts to minor infractions of the rules or orders given to them.  One example in the article is about a woman who was not given her medication while she was incarcerated and at one point refused to change her jumpsuit and ended up being tasered multiple times within a matter of a few short minutes.

Advertisements

“Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows”

Article Link

This October 17, 2014 Health Day article posted on the Philly.com website talks about how teens who feel they are accepted by peers and family members tend to be at a decreased risk for suicide.

“Hoarders cause piles of trouble at fires”

 

English: The building in Pittsburgh.

English: The building in Pittsburgh. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Article Link

This March 30, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about the dangers posed to first responders when a call goes out for them to fight a fire or respond for any type of emergency when the call involves the home of a person who hoards items.

Enhanced by Zemanta

“FDA to require more driving simulation tests”

Article Link

This January 14, 2013 article on the Philly.com website talks about the FDA’s concerns about sleep aid medications and their effect on one’s ability to drive safely. Ambien was one of the drugs mentioned in the article.

To those who celebrate ….

I would like wish everyone Happy Holiday!  May the spirit of hope be one that continues with each and every one of you and your families throughout the coming year.

To those who are traveling, I hope you have a safe journey to where ever it is you are going.

%d bloggers like this: