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By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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EU court to hear Tom Mortier case: Mother euthanized by doctor without telling family

The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to consider the case of Tom Mortier, whose mother received a lethal injection from a doctor who euthanized her for being depressed and did not inform her family. The More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Depression: An Often Denied Fact in Asian Societies

Depression: A mental health disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, numbness and often a general lack of interest in day to day activities. Depression is a mood disorder with several possible causes More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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South Carolina murder suicide left 8-year-old Heaven Frazier dead, killed by her dad, Michael Frazier, who also murdered his girlfriend Natasha McDonald

Greenwood County Sheriff Dennis Kelly in South Carolina spoke to the press to confirm the details of a Friday morning murder suicide which left three dead: 8-year-old Heaven Z. Frazier, Natasha Dawn McDonald, More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Quentin Moore will head to trial for multiple murders: Jorge Caro, Larry Postelwaite and Sharon Paulette

After years of delays over mental health, Quentin C. Moore will finally go to trial over a decade later for the death of Jorge Caro, Larry Postelwaite and Sharon Paulette. Moore, 37, was charged in 2007 as part More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Houston murder suicide: Samuel Yeargain confirmed as the shooter, killing his friend Pierce Schwartz, then himself

The Texas teenage boys who were killed in a murder suicide last Thursday died from gunshot wounds to the head and the details from the coroner confirm that Samuel Yeargain was the shooter, killing Pierce Schwartz, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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Houston murder suicide: Lamar High School students identified as Pierce Schwartz and Samuel Yeargain

The first of the two Houston teen boys found dead in a murder suicide has been identified as Pierce Schwartz. UPDATE: The second teenage has been identified as Samuel Yeargain, also age 15. CORONER CONFIRMS THAT Samuel More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Former Marine Ian Long identified as California shooter, Cody Coffman, Justin Meek, Alaina Housley identified as victims

A mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California left at least 12 dead, over a dozen injured and now police have identified the shooter as former Marine Ian David Long. Ian David Long Long, 28. fired at More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Oklahoma mom, Amy Hall, shoots and kills son Kayson Toliver, injured two daughters

A shooting in rural Oklahoma Thursday has ended with a mother, Amy Leann Hall, in jailed for killing her 18-year-old son and injuring her two teen daughters, one in critical condition. Okmulgee County Sheriff Eddy More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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The Hardest Addiction to Beat: Methadone

Western medicine today has found itself caught in the rut of prescribing drug after drug to treat issues related to addiction, often failing in their quest to get to the root of the problem, while opening the doors More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Pakistan: Mentally Disabled Christian, Yaqoob Bashir Sentenced to Life in Prison

(International Christian Concern) –On September 28, Yaqoob Bashir, a 25-year-old mentally disabled Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to life in prison by the Session and District Court of Mirpurkhas for allegedly More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Mental Health Challenge and Unconventional Approaches

In the last decade, it feels like we’ve seen a huge shift in the way people view mental health. While some might feel it’s becoming an increasingly overly-discussed topic, mental health plays a critical role More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Study: 27 percent living with depression and bipolar disorder

Twenty-seven percent of people living with depression or bipolar report that their symptoms began before age 12 and two-thirds reported that symptoms began prior to age 18. These preliminary findings are the result More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Cincinnati shooting: Omar Enrique Santa Perez murders three, identified as Pruthviraj Kandepi, Luis Calderon, Richard Newcomer

An Ohio man who murdered three people  Thursday in a Cincinnati office building had an arrest history in several states, often looked “pissed off” at his neighbors and twice filed lawsuits claiming MSNBC was More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Cook Country arrests hundreds in sex trafficking crackdown as part of National Johns Suppression Initiative

The Cook County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that hundreds of sex buyers and six “pimps” were arrested as part of the nationwide effort against sex trafficking: the National Johns Suppression More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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‘The First Purge’ continues the government experiment with a violent, higher death toll

Fans of the horror genre may be excited for Independence Day this year because it brings with it the opening of The First Purge, the latest of the Purge film series.  But audiences should be aware that this film More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Canada pediatricians to parents: Support your child changing gender, even daily and if you don’t: seek ‘additional help’

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has released a new set of guidelines for discussing transgenderism with children, encouraging parents to accept and reinforce their kids’ gender confusion. “More and more, More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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Anxiety: A Growing Modern Epidemic

While people tend to focus on their physical health quite a lot, mental health is often left behind, symptoms being entirely neglected until reaching hard to bear depths. While depression was something people used More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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Trichotillomania in Numbers

The numbers behind trichotillomania help tell the story of the condition. Just like there is little known about much of the condition, there also is little information concerning the numbers, the epidemiology, behind More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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World Champion Surfer Andy Irons’ Story Premieres in Cinemas May 31

Moviegoers can experience the heart-wrenching story of three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons when “Andy Irons: Kissed by God” comes to U.S. movie theaters this spring. As the opioid crisis rises to More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Jessica Griffith wrongly believed she was dying from cancer revealed in new report on Utah murder suicide

A Utah family was found dead in a murder-suicide last year and police say the crime was carried about because the mother became convinced she had cancer. Jessica Griffith, 43, believed she had a terminal disease More...


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