- Vt. gov's administration pushes back on treatment Updated: Dec-05-13 4:49 pm
- Lilly depression drug fails in late-stage testing Updated: Dec-05-13 10:35 am
- Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials Updated: Dec-04-13 3:08 pm
- Delaware mental health task force continues work Updated: Dec-03-13 1:58 pm
- VA chief touting veteran courts at DC conference Updated: Dec-02-13 10:11 am
- Minot group gets suicide prevention contract Updated: Dec-02-13 5:02 am
- PTSD in Civil War times: A Md. museum exhibit Updated: Nov-29-13 3:16 am
- Film looks at Native American traditions and PTSD Updated: Nov-28-13 4:58 pm
- Auditor troubled over altered mental health audit Updated: Nov-26-13 8:49 pm
- Group pushes fix for interior mental health system Updated: Nov-26-13 2:22 pm
- Experts to propose gun policies at Virginia forum Updated: Nov-26-13 2:54 am
- A cricketer's courageous battle with stress Updated: Nov-25-13 5:42 pm
- Group says South Dakota lax on key gun records Updated: Nov-25-13 9:39 am
- Wounded vet gets help from horse therapy program Updated: Nov-25-13 8:02 am
- Group criticizes repeat use of stun gun in jail Updated: Nov-24-13 8:10 pm
- Humane Society program reduces animals' stress Updated: Nov-23-13 2:20 pm
- Conn. veteran sues Army over diagnosis, benefits Updated: Nov-23-13 9:14 am
- Nixon selects new Missouri Medicaid director Updated: Nov-22-13 5:31 pm
- Iowa officials: Patient died after choking Updated: Nov-22-13 4:33 pm
- Fence leads to mental health facility closure Updated: Nov-22-13 1:00 pm
- RI firearms panel told to proceed carefully Updated: Nov-21-13 5:17 pm
- Va. looks into treatment of state senator's son Updated: Nov-20-13 6:22 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Nov-20-13 10:39 am
- Rally to address high suicide rate in Tenn. Updated: Nov-20-13 4:08 am
- Group: Mass. not sharing gun check info with feds Updated: Nov-20-13 3:38 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Vermont legislative committee again has rejected the Shumlin administration's request to make it easier to give involuntary treatments to some mentally ill patients.
INDIANAPOLIS - Eli Lilly said Thursday its depression drug edivoxetine failed in late-stage clinical testing, and it doesn't plan to file for marketing approval of the drug.
Appleton Post-Crescent, Nov. 29
BEAR, Delaware - A task force on Tuesday held its final meeting to wrap up work on a report aimed at updating Delaware's mental health treatment laws and the legal rights of mentally ill patients.
WASHINGTON - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is the featured speaker at a national conference in Washington on courts that stress treatment over punishment for law-breaking vets.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The state Health Department has awarded a statewide suicide prevention contract to the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities in Minot.
FREDERICK, Maryland - A new exhibit at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick offers a historical perspective on post-traumatic stress disorder.
ELKO, Nevada - Native American traditions may be the key to helping modern-day veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - State Auditor Hector Balderas is questioning why a state agency provided his office with a behavioral health audit report that was altered to remove a conclusion that auditors found no "credible allegations of fraud" in a review of case files for more than a dozen providers under investigation for potential misconduct.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Social-service organizations in Alaska's interior are banding together to push for an overhaul of the region's patchwork mental-health system, which some say is broken.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - Experts on gun violence and mental health will recommend changes in Virginia policies at a forum in Charlottesville.
Jonathan Trott must be one of the strongest, most courageous people in sports. He proved that by trying to play his best cricket for England while battling stress-related illness and proved it again by then acknowledging that he couldn't, at least for now.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A national group that fights gun violence says South Dakota is one of the worst states in terms of sharing mental health records for use in background checks.
TIMMONSVILLE, South Carolina - For wounded Army National Guard veteran Sgt. Matthew Smith, the timing could not have been more perfect when he was connected this March to Bethlehem Therapeutic Riding Stables, and the feeling is mutual.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Experts disagree about whether a Muscatine County jail inmate with a mental illness should have been shocked with a stun gun four times as officers tried to get her to change clothing.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri - The dogs and cats at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri aren't just sitting around in their pens while waiting to be adopted.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Connecticut veteran of the Iraq War has sued the Army, saying he was denied full education and retirement benefits after he was diagnosed with adjustment disorder while actually suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The chief medical officer for Missouri's mental health agency is taking over as director of the state's Medicaid health care program.
CLARINDA, Iowa - Iowa officials have revised meal distribution policies at a state mental health institute after a patient with dietary restrictions was served the wrong food and choked to death.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The only licensed assisted-living facility in Fairbanks for people with mental illness may have to partially close.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A task force examining whether Rhode Island should provide mental health records for firearm background checks is being encouraged to tread carefully by mental health advocates.
HOT SPRINGS, Virginia - Gus Deeds, the son of Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds, was a talented musician known for his stories and his smarts, someone who could carry on conversations ranging from music theory to theology.
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Shelby County Schools Mental Health Center is holding a suicide prevention rally on Wednesday.
BOSTON - An advocacy group that targets illegal guns is faulting Massachusetts for failing to share mental health records on dangerous individuals with a federal database.