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The Baker Act

The Baker Act and Your Rights as Parents

The Baker Act and Your Rights as Parents

The Baker Act (Translation) John Eddy Sarmiento, Reporter: Since 1971 in the State of Florida there is a law that considers the possibility that any person could be mentally ill. Rosa Prieto, Spokesperson for the...

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Mental Institutions: Still Hellish in 2015

Mental Institutions: Still Hellish in 2015

When 5 mental health institutions in California were investigated recently, a scathing 900 page report resulted. This voluminous release exposed sexual, physical, mental and emotional damage to patients. In short, not...

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Baker Act Is Harmful Not Helpful

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] The Baker Act is the name of the mental health law in Florida and it covers all aspects of mental health including involuntary...

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Psychiatric Drug Trials Suspended at University of Minnesota

Monitoring the Mental Health of the Elderly

  It is very common to hear about someone getting on in years and developing dementia or going senile.  Many say the mind is the first thing to go.  It’s long been considered just to be a part of aging.  Though...

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Robin Williams – Another Artist's Suicide

Robin Williams, a greatly beloved American comedian, actor and filmmaker, committed suicide at his home in Tiburon, Ca. on August 11th. How does something as unexpected as this occur? In late June, Williams had gone...

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Psychiatric Drug Trials Suspended at University of Minnesota

HOW DOES ADVOCACY HELP A TEACHER?

(Heather Lascano, CEO, Neuro Touch Inc.) The afternoon was rather warm, almost uncomfortably so.  The parking lot was just starting to clear following the bus and parent carpool line activity. The office staff was...

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Psychiatric Drug Trials Suspended at University of Minnesota

Psychiatry Kidnapped Justina Pelletier

Justina Pelletier is a teenager who was taken away from her parents unnecessarily, forced into psychiatric care and spent nine months in a locked psychiatric ward.  This situation is a parent’s worst nightmare.  Any...

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