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March 22, 2017
Alliance explores options for mentally ill patients
RAPID CITY (AP) — A special task force is convening in Rapid City to address shortcomings in West River mental health services. Wednesday's meeting is the first for the West River Mental Health Alliance. It's a collaborative effort between Regional Health, the Pennington County...
March 22, 2017 - 11:37am
March 16, 2017
Ex-Rapid City mental hospital workers claim unsafe setting
RAPID CITY (AP) — Multiple former employees of a Rapid City mental hospital have filed federal complaints saying the facility was an unsafe work environment. The Rapid City Journal reports the ex-employees of Regional Behavioral Health Center allege in their complaints to the Occupational...
March 16, 2017 - 12:15pm
March 13, 2017
Minnehaha County files suit against South Dakota hospital
YANKTON (AP) — South Dakota's largest county has sued a state-run mental health hospital after it denied a criminal defendant despite a judge's...
March 13, 2017 - 11:28am
Just breathe: Ways to cope with stress and anxiety
A number of events can trigger stress. For some, it may be caused by something relatively small and short-lived, like sitting in traffic or...
March 13, 2017 - 9:12am
February 21, 2017
DAUGAARD: Steps forward in mental health
A significant number of Americans struggle with mental illness. For many the struggle is silent. Some experience short-term mental health problems....
February 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 18, 2017
Yankton mental hospital improves staff retention
YANKTON (AP) — The administrator of a state-run mental health facility in Yankton says the hospital's hiring and staff retention have improved since a pay raise and a rapid hiring fair last year. Human Services Center Administrator Troy Jones told lawmakers during a recent Department...
February 18, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 14, 2017
Airport shooting highlights nexus between mentally ill, cops
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Just weeks before a gunman opened fire at Fort Lauderdale's airport, authorities said he walked into an FBI office in Alaska, telling agents the government was controlling his mind and that he was having terroristic thoughts. It's a daily occurrence...
January 14, 2017 - 10:40am
January 12, 2017
State's chief justice pitches mental health recommendations
PIERRE (AP) — The state Supreme Court's chief justice used his legislative address Wednesday to pitch proposals meant to improve public safety and the treatment of mentally ill people in the criminal justice system. Lawmakers should broaden the pool of people authorized to perform...
January 12, 2017 - 12:11pm
December 14, 2016
Women denied abortions face higher risk for mental health problems
(Reuters Health) - Women who are denied abortions have a higher risk for mental health problems soon afterward compared to women who are allowed to go through with the process, a new study suggests. For five years, researchers tracked nearly 1,000 women who either received or were...
December 14, 2016 - 4:33pm
Mental health, criminal justice task force proposes changes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A group that has studied issues surrounding mentally ill people entering the criminal justice system in South Dakota is proposing a series of changes in an effort to improve the treatment of those individuals. The state-appointed task force on Monday released...
November 14, 2016 - 3:10pm
Depression becoming more common among U.S. teens
(Reuters Health) - The number of U.S. adolescents and young adults with untreated depressionmay be on the rise, a recent study suggests. For youth ages 12 to 17, the prevalence of depression increased from 8.7 percent in 2005 to 11.3 percent in 2014, the study found. Among adults...
November 14, 2016 - 1:34pm
October 12, 2016
Teen OCD may trace back to environment at birth and even before
Obsessive-compulsive disorder that surfaces during adolescence or early adulthood may actually have origins in the circumstances surrounding pregnancy and infancy, a Swedish study suggests. Smoking during pregnancy, cesarean section delivery, preterm birth, unusually low or high weight...
October 12, 2016 - 2:22pm
September 23, 2016
Court for defendants with mental illness to be piloted
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's chief justice plans to pilot a program aimed at helping to treat and stabilize defendants with mental illnesses. Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson is requesting funding for a specialized court that would allow defendants to agree to undergo...
September 23, 2016 - 11:05am
September 22, 2016
Mental health task force gather to solidify policy proposals
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A task force studying issues surrounding mentally ill people entering the criminal justice system in South Dakota is meeting again to solidify its policy recommendations. The Argus Leader reports the task force is gathering Thursday in Pierre to go over a number...
September 22, 2016 - 11:20am
August 25, 2016
Rapid City slaying suspect undergoing mental health exam
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of killing a 6-month-old girl is undergoing a mental health evaluation. Twenty-six-year-old Kristopher Houchin is charged with second-degree murder in the June 2015 death of L'Naya White. Authorities allege Houchin was baby-sitting the...
August 25, 2016 - 11:36am