NJ Rookie Republican Learns It's Not Easy Being the New Guy in DC

NJ rookie Republican learns it's not easy being the new guy in DC
The 8 1/2-by-3 1/2 card card lists reasons for legislation allowing veterans to seek mental health care at facilities outside the Veterans Affairs network. MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.) introduced that bill, and whenever he sees a colleague, he uses the card … Read more on NJ.com

Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services
Young people with less severe or no actual impairments receiving increased from 2.74 million per year in 1996 to 4.19 million in 2012. According to a study by Medco Health Solutions, between 2001 and 2005 the number of all youth … Read more on Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Mental health, substance abuse issues common among arrestees
The jail diversion program is increasing training of police recruits to help redirect mentally ill people to treatment facilities. Starting with the next class, recruits will receive 24 hours of training in mental health crisis intervention rather than … Read more on Washington Times

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