En cárceles de Pennsylvania, guardias utilizan gas pimienta y pistolas paralizantes para controlar a personas con crisis de salud mental

Cuando llegó la policía, encontró a Ishmail Thompson desnudo delante de un resort cerca de Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Acababa de golpear a un hombre. Tras su detención, un especialista en salud…

Behavioral Telehealth Loses Momentum Without a Regulatory Boost

Managed substances turned rather less managed through the pandemic. That benefited each sufferers (for his or her well being) and telehealth startups (to generate income). Some doubtlessly addictive drugs —…

In PA County Jails, Guards Use Pepper Spray and Stun Guns to Subdue People in Mental Crisis

When police arrived on the scene, they discovered Ishmail Thompson standing bare exterior a resort close to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He had simply punched a person. After his arrest, a psychological…

California Senate’s New Health Chair to Prioritize Mental Health and Homelessness

California state Sen. Susan Talamantes Eggman, a Stockton Democrat who was instrumental in passing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature psychological well being care laws final yr, has been appointed to guide…

Sueño alterado y nervios de punta: la contaminación acústica afecta la mente y el cuerpo

SACRAMENTO, CA. — Los amigos de Mike Thomson no quieren quedarse en su casa. Thomson vive a media cuadra de una transitada autopista que divide la ciudad capital de California,…

Lost Sleep and Jangled Nerves: The Rising Onslaught of Noise Harms Mind and Body

(Oona Tempest / KHN) SACRAMENTO — Mike Thomson’s buddies refuse to remain over at his home anymore. Thomson lives about 50 yards from a busy freeway that bisects California’s capital…

Weighing Risks of a Major Surgery: 7 Questions Older Americans Should Ask Their Surgeon

Larry McMahon, who turns 80 this month, is weighing whether or not to bear a serious surgical procedure. Over the previous 5 years, his again ache has intensified. Bodily remedy,…

Journalists Recap Coverage of Gun Violence, Drug Imports, and Mental Health

Midwest correspondent Cara Anthony mentioned how an artist makes artwork from bullet shell casings to focus on gun violence on KMOX on Dec. 19. KHN senior correspondent Phil Galewitz mentioned…

Colorado Considers Changing Its Red Flag Law After Mass Shooting at Nightclub

A Nov. 19 taking pictures that killed 5 folks and wounded 19 at a Colorado Springs nightclub has officers contemplating adjustments to strengthen Colorado’s purple flag regulation, notably in self-declared…

Survivors of Gangs and Gun Violence, These Women Now Help Others Navigate Grief

When April Roby-Bell joined the Gangster Disciples in center college, the road gang handled her like household when she felt deserted by her personal. She was searching for love, acceptance,…