Clarence man gets probation in shaken baby case
A Clarence man was sentenced today to five years of probation for violently shaking his former girlfriend’s infant child and ordered to stay away from her family for the next eight years.
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First-of-its-kind court headed for Hub City
HATTIESBURG — Officials in Hattiesburg say Mississippi’s first behavioral health court will be located in the city, a newspaper reported.
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A critical need to house mentally ill
Chances are you know someone with a serious mental illness. Chances are even greater that someone with a mental illness lives near you.
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Volunteers fan out to survey Hollywood’s homeless
Cataloging them and their needs helps speed social services to those most at risk, officials say. Similar efforts in New York, Santa Monica and Long Beach have helped hundreds into permanent housing. Before dawn one recent morning, volunteers clutching clipboards and flashlights spotted a pile of blankets on an otherwise deserted stretch of Hollywood pavement.
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Festival of Knowledge Commences in Invercargill
The Southern Region is hosting a prestigious international mental health conference over the next two days.
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