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Augusta VA patient-support staff must reapply for upgraded position

...PACT, at all primary care clinics to better serve a growing segment of veterans that face more chronic physical and mental illnesses, and are more socioeconomically vulnerable, than patients who receive private care.The Augusta VA's annual primary-care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-13/augusta-va-patient-support-s
South Carolinians fighting mental illness need housing assistance

...any given moment are fighting mental illness and in need of housing assistance...People going into recovery from mental illness, if they have a job and a place...about 5,500 recovering from mental illness lack appropriate housing.Suitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-25/south-carolinians-fighting-m
Georgia executes man convicted of 1998 killing of sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop

...saying the shooting was tied to mental illness directly traced to Brannan's...traceable directly and inexorably to mental illness resulting from his combat service...1990, the petition said. That mental illness was compounded by bipolar disorder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-13/georgia-executes-man-c
Gov. Deal chides Georgia mayors

...from mostly rural communities that haven't set up special courts for addicts, military veterans and those with mental illness who are involved in relatively minor, nonviolent crimes like check fraud and attempted burglary. Instead of costly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/gov-deal-chides-georgi
Bill would tighten Ga. elder abuse law

...provide food, lodging and some personal care services. Residents of these facilities include seniors and people with mental illnesses and disabilities.The number of complaints about unlicensed facilities in Georgia rose from 253 in fiscal year 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/bill-would-tighten-ga-el
Across the region

...judge cited Jerome Laudman's case when he ruled last year that the state doesn't do enough to help inmates with mental illness.The $1.2 million is the most Laudman's estate could get from South Carolina under state law, attorney Scott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-10/across-region
Clemency petition calls death-row inmate mentally ill

...death row inmate suffers from mental illness that can be traced directly to...1990, the petition says. That mental illness was compounded by bipolar disorder...traceable directly and inexorably to mental illness resulting from his combat service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-07/clemency-petition-call
Dorothy Chapman Fuqua

...Research Center, Presbyterian College, Shepherd Center, Lovett School, and many others. Her leadership on behalf of mental illness, health care, and education has changed the lives of thousands. Dottie Fuqua's life truly made the world a gentler...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173978187
A sweet discovery reveals itself

...you to do it? ? The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best friends; if they're OK, then it's you.HISTORY MOMENT: My Kirby's Augusta YouTube...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-27/sweet-discovery-reveals-itsel
Warrant: SC dad feared 5 slain kids would kill him

...returned Wednesday. Jones waived a first appearance hearing last week, and his attorneys said he has been treated for mental illness in the past and they want a mental evaluation conducted on him.Daniel Jones, the district attorney of Smith County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-17/warrant-sc-dad-feared-5-slain