May, 2017

San Diego County jails make changes to treat mentally ill inmates, curb suicides

By drwong
May 8, 2017

Dana Littlefield San Diego Union-Tribune April 29, 2017   About a year ago, Michelle Moriarty noticed that her husband was acting strangely. It was right after the San Diego County couple’s anniversary — their 18th — when her husband Heron seemed to change suddenly. His behavior seemed frantic, he wasn’t sleeping and he was talking...   read more

American Psychiatric Association Calls for Senate to ‘Do Right Thing for Patients’ in Wake of AHCA House Passage

By drwong
May 7, 2017

In response to the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by a vote of 217-213 in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, 2017, APA joined five other major medical organizations in releasing a statement urging the Senate to “put aside” the AHCA and instead work with them to “achieve real bipartisan...   read more