Thu., January 20, 2011 4:43pm
The US Army is using a study involving 21,000 soldiers at Ft. Stewart to implement new mental health policies. Psychiatrists gave a group of Georgia-based soldiers additional mental health screenings before deploying to Iraq. Army psychiatrists says, incidents of mental health problems went down by about half among soldiers who got the additional screening.
Mon., July 19, 2010 3:46pm
A state psychiatric hospital in Augusta is getting a new infusion of staff thanks to a partnership with the Medical College of Georgia. The effort comes as the state deals with a federal lawsuit calling for mental health reform.
Thu., July 1, 2010 2:10pm
Negotiations between State of Georgia and U.S. Department of Justice over mental health care have broken down