Tue., December 14, 2010 3:48pm
Georgia is in the process of reforming its mental health system after a federal lawsuit challenged poor conditions in state psychiatric hospitals. But students from the Medical College of Georgia are hoping to bring about changes at the street level by helping homeless people deal with mental illness before ending up in a state hospital.
Mon., July 12, 2010 2:17pm
As Georgia faces a federal lawsuit calling for sweeping changes to the state’s mental health system many mentally ill inmates are being held in county jails. That's because Georgia’s psychiatric hospitals don’t have enough room.
Wed., June 30, 2010 2:58pm
A private foundation is sponsoring "community navigators" for a two-year period. The grant from the Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation will fund a pilot program testing so-called "community navigators."
Mon., March 1, 2010 3:55pm
The reversal means a case involving contracted employees and the death of a
Thu., January 21, 2010 2:44pm
The closing of Central State Hospital to adult mental health patients has a
Wed., January 20, 2010 6:14pm
Adult mental health services are being permanently moved from Central State
Mon., January 11, 2010 4:42pm
Department of Justice inspectors are checking on progress of state in fixin