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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
Feds critical of Augusta's Gracewood

...establish community services for about 9,000 people with mental illness, and to create community support and crisis intervention...to help people with developmental disabilities and mental illness avoid hospitalization.The state is still out of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-08/feds-critical-augustas-g
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
Laughing and crying

...Crippling depression. Loneliness. Financial problems. Williams' death shows how much we have yet to understand about mental illness.Robin Williams stood shakily astride comedy and tragedy. As one saying goes, comedy merely is tragedy deferred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-13/laughing-and-crying
Comedian Robin Williams' death shows 'anybody can become suicidal,' mental health expert says

...added that it needs more funding.Pat Strode of the Georgia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness said that the science of mental illness has advanced significantly in the past decades, but that more progress needs to be made. "There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-12/comedian-robin-williams-death
Seeks insurance for mental illness

...some light on the insurance for mental illness debate. The sad truth here is...bad time, but so are others. Mental illness is not just manic-depressiveness...pay, because this is under "mental illness." Mental health is listed with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/01/edi_218344.shtml
Editorials
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
Georgia high court tosses man's death sentence

...Walker was incompetent because of mental illness. Walker was convicted in the...suffered from long-standing mental illness which rendered him incompetent...didn't present evidence of his mental illness.Generally, a claim of incompetence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-28/georgia-high-court-tosses-man
Article targets mental illness

...her life after her battle with mental illness.The Rev. Moss's article exposes mental illness as an issue that has captivated...first full week in October is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and it's my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-26/article-targets-mental-i
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