Hannah Abbott

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How to keep people with mental illness out of prison - Futurity

Nearly 20% of people in US prisons have severe mental illness, but a new intervention may help. "If we want to fix the problem, we have to understand …

Criminalizing Mental Illness

<b>Share this infographic on your site!</b><p>Are America’s prisons the new mental hospitals?<p><b>America’s Shameful Past</b><p>By 2012: there were 10X as many mentally …

Hard Time or Hospital Treatment? Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

In my work on the intensive treatment unit of a psychiatric hospital, I see many patients whose lives collide with the criminal justice system. Some …

Care of the Mentally Ill in Prisons: Challenges and Solutions

So, where did all the [state hospital] patients go?—Emanuel Tanay, MD1Jails and prisons have become the mental asylums of the 21st Century—CNN2<p>The …

Mentally Ill Persons in Corrections

Va. case shows desperate need to put the mentally ill in treatment, not prison

Schizophrenic teen who carjacked, stabbed woman was locked away for life despite recommended sentence.<p>Christopher Sharikas is serving two life sentences in a Virginia prison, plus 30 years, for a crime that carried a seven- to 11-year recommended term.<p>He was 16 years old when he was arrested for …

Mental Illness Is Rampant In American Jails And Prisons

By Christopher Zoukis<p>There is an epidemic of mental illness in America's jails and prisons. On the low end, research indicates that at least 25 percent of all prisoners have a serious mental illness. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the numbers are much higher.<p>Prisons are designed and thought of as …

Access to Mental Health Care and Incarceration

1.2 million individuals living with mental illness sit in jail and prison each year.<p>Often their involvement with the criminal justice system begins …

A shocking number of mentally ill Americans end up in prison instead of treatment

In New York, a man with schizophrenia spent 13 years of a 15-year prison sentence in solitary confinement. In a Minnesota county jail, a man with schizophrenia stabbed out both of his eyes with a pencil in his cell. A study of 132 suicide attempts in a county jail in Washington found that 77 …

The Prison System is Designed to Ignore Mental Illness

Negligence, delays in diagnosis, and flat-out abuse are rampant.<p>In 2005, Deneise Younger went to prison for forging nearly a whole checkbook's worth of checks after a former partner slighted her. A few months into her sentence, she lost her temper with another inmate and placed razor blades in her …

We Asked What It's Like to Have a Mental Illness in Prison

"I didn’t need medication. I needed someone to talk to."<p>In the '60s and '70s, deinstitutionalization swept the US. Poorly run state mental hospitals were shut down and set to be replaced with less isolating, community-based programs. It was a promising and ambitious plan that never fully took …

Jailing People with Mental Illness

In a mental health crisis, people are more likely to encounter police than get medical help. As a result, 2 million people with mental illness are …

Serious Mental Illness Prevalence in Jails and Prisons

<b>Mentally ill inmates remain in jail longer than other inmates.</b><p>In Florida’s Orange County Jail, the average stay for all inmates is 26 days; for …

Police adds social worker as mental health calls rise

A Minnesota police department has hired a social worker to help de-escalate situations as mental health calls rise.<p>Social worker Megan Schueller has …

In Defense of Astrology

We live in a world today where everyone claims to have “The Answer,” the coveted explanation for why things are the way they are and how to make the …

Art of Self-Defense

and, of course, West's <i>The Case for Astrology</i>.<p>Space will not allow us to review all of this evidence, but we can look at a few examples that …

A Muddled Defense of Astrology

Yeah, I know. Astrology. That is seriously old school. What is amazing is that there are still people who vehemently defend this ancient …

Scientific Defense of Astrology

1. People love to hear about themselves -especially women. -some astrologers act as shrinks to to people who would feel a stigma about going to …

Hinduism Today Magazine

Paul Feyerabend's defense of astrology, part I

Paul Feyerabend was the enfant terrible of 1960s philosophy of science. His most famous book, Agains

Starry Messenger: Astrology

Astrology<p>An image of a 'zodiac man', showing the parts of the body governed by the various signs of the zodiac.<p>Image by kind permission of the Master …

Astrology Beliefs - Core Beliefs of Astrology, Astrological Beliefs

The core beliefs of astrology have been in existence since the ancient times. These beliefs are optimally embodied in the Hermetic maxim "as above, …

Is Astrology a Real Science?

It is never a question of belief; the only scientific attitude one can take on any subject is whether it is true. The law of gravitation worked as …

12 Online Horoscopes Written by Real, Legitimate Astrologers

12 Online Horoscopes Written by Real, Legitimate Astrologers<p>Updated on August 16, 2017<p>Real Astrology<p>Not all free online daily horoscopes are written …

Astrology: More like Religion Than Science - CSI

July 25, 2012<p>I’ve discussed here and here how practitioners of paranormal piffle wish to look scientific. They fail under actual scientific scrutiny …

Skepticism

Astrology

<b>Style over substance</b><b><br>Pseudoscience</b><p><b>Popular pseudosciences</b><p>“”There are two ways to view the stars: as they really are; and as we might wish them to</b> …

astrology - The Skeptic's Dictionary

From Abracadabra to Zombies | View All<p>astrology<p><i>...as above, so below...</i><p>"It should not be considered unbelievable that one can retrieve useful …

Astrology