Gaza: Two Israelis with Mental Health Conditions Disappeared

Gaza: Two Israelis with Mental Health Conditions Disappeared

Hisham is a blessing. They’ve held him for a long time now. Avera has not been with us for almost three years. The family is broken. The worst part is not knowing what is happening to your loved one. Here’s the document from the army that shows he [Avera] was exempt from service. We obtained …

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Expelled From Every Other School

Expelled From Every Other School

At least 24 people were shot and injured between late Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning Police believe most shootings were gang or drug related 34 Chicago students killed and almost 300 wounded in the past year Chicago is now the murder capital of this country Go on then, eh Get off this bus I’m …

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5 Psychology Experiments You Couldn’t Do Today

5 Psychology Experiments You Couldn’t Do Today

Studying the human mind is a tricky business. There’s still so much we don’t know, and so many questions scientists are looking to answer. But when researchers are working with human subjects, they have to balance getting answers with protecting their subjects. In the past, they haven’t always been good about taking care of the …

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Female Psychologists in Prisons  ▪︎  Part 2 of 4

Female Psychologists in Prisons ▪︎ Part 2 of 4

So I was assigned – as my first practicum – to work in a medium-security institution – state – where I… basically was immersed in the prison culture. It was probably one of the best experiences that I’ve had because I was so new, and this was like a new area for me, and I …

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Homeless in Austin Fighting Mental Illness after Spending Most of His Life in Prison

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WEBINAR: Nowhere Else to Go — Incarcerated Survivors with Mental Illness

WEBINAR: Nowhere Else to Go — Incarcerated Survivors with Mental Illness

Welcome, everyone, and thank you for joining us today for our webinar called “Nowhere Else To Go: Incarcerated Survivors With Mental Illness.” My name is Carolina Aparicio, program officer at JDI, and I’ll be your moderator today. JDI or Just Detention International is a health and human rights organization that works to end sexual violence …

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A mental health discovery that could change criminal justice forever | Kim Gorgens | TEDxMileHigh

A mental health discovery that could change criminal justice forever | Kim Gorgens | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Hiroko Kawano Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Looking around, I noticed that every one of you brought you brain today. (Laughter) In all seriousness, most of us take our brain for granted. You don’t actually have to think about how it works, it just does. But that’s a luxury that people with a traumatic …

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Why Are We Using Prisons to Treat Mental Illness? • OverCriminalized • BRAVE NEW FILMS

What’s one of several police shootings involving people with mental illness. 18-year-old, Keith Vidal, struggled with schizophrenia. He wasn’t violent, and all they wanted was help getting him to treatment. Seconds later, the officers shot and killed him. They murdered our son! For no reason! Another disturbing video that raises questions about the treatment of …

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My father, mental illness and the death penalty | Clive Stafford Smith | TEDxExeter

My father, mental illness and the death penalty | Clive Stafford Smith | TEDxExeter

Translator: Ellen Maloney Reviewer: Denise RQ Well, hello. I feel really at home here, you know, because I’ve been to Guantanamo many times, 34 times. So being in a very small enclosed area, and the bright interrogation lights, not allowed food or water, I mean, it’s just like home to me. (Laughter) I wanted to …

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Institutionalized: Mental Health Behind Bars

Institutionalized: Mental Health Behind Bars

There is a paucity of mental health services in the community. Are you worried? A little bit, yeah. There’s really no system that’s really looking out for them. We’re just leaving them to fend for themselves. Today, man, I am a better man. I am getting better. I just can’t think to myself that a …

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