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Slaying of actress led to tough stalker laws

...Celebrity stalkers continue to be one of stardom's most troubling downsides.Many instances involve serious cases of mental illness, making it difficult for private security, police and prosecutors to anticipate those intent on harassing and possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-19/slaying-actress-led-tough-stalker-l
Transfers of disabled out of state-run hospitals into community homes still a problem

...for about 9,000 people with mental illness, and to create community support...developmental disabilities and mental illness avoid hospitalization. As part...worked better for people with mental illness than for those with developmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/transfers-disabled-still-pro
Judge accepts Amanda Neeley's insanity plea in shooting of boyfriend

...Jolly accepted the plea in Richmond County Superior Court. Amanda Neeley, 30, will be committed and treated for her mental illness.Steven Ouzts told the judge he knew that Neeley wasn't in her right mind on June 12, 2013, when she shot him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/judge-accepts-amanda-n
Evaluation finds Pistorius didn't have mental illness

...Africa - Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and was...might argue that the athlete was not guilty because of mental illness. The examination was conducted at a state psychiatric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-30/evaluation-finds-pis
Augusta attorney closes office, requests to surrender law license after armed robbery indictment

...accept his surrender, according to the Court's ruling released Monday.Pak informed the court that he suffers from mental illness sufficient to impair his ability to effectively practice law, according to the court's opinion.Pak is under indictment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-30/augusta-attorney-surre
Nurse Administrator - Evening/Night Job in Augusta 30906, Georgia US | Monster.com

...Gracewood Campus. The Augusta campus is a psychiatric hospital that provides care to people with severe and persistent mental illness. The Augusta campus also provides Forensic services. There are treatment units and malls, activity areas, administrative...

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Nurse Administrator - Evening/Night Job in Augusta 30906, Georgia US

...Gracewood Campus. The Augusta campus is a psychiatric hospital that provides care to people with severe and persistent mental illness. The Augusta campus also provides Forensic services. There are treatment units and malls, activity areas, administrative...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/?ch=augusta/Nurse-Administrator-Evening-Ni
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UGA football legend Herschel Walker speaks out on mental health issues

...reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, and to lobby for more readily...about the challenges of addressing mental illness. The event, at Herschel's...advocate for people dealing with mental illness.There's no shame in it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-13/uga-football-legend-herschel
Rants & Raves

...and you cut out for a severe storm warning when you have it across the top of the screen.PEOPLE WITH A history of mental illness need to be confined and cared for. They don't need to be out on the street.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-30/rants-raves
Oscar Pistorius begins pyschiatric evaluation

...request for an independent inquiry, based on concern the defense would argue Pistorius was not guilty because of mental illness.Prosecutors allege Pistorius killed Steenkamp intentionally after a late-night fight, but the athlete says he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-26/oscar-pistorius-begi