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Los Angeles Unified School District wellness centers favor therapy over punishment for struggling students.
While advocates argue that gun violence is woefully under-researched, some officials also say that there are clear steps that should be taken anyway. More research can help. But this is no excuse for inaction,” said Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, who was CDC director from 2009 to 2017. Meanwhile, a look at President Donald Trump’s evolving views on gun control measures.
“We don’t really talk about it when the suicide occurs in the community — of course we grieve, of course we go to the graves, but I feel like there’s no larger discussion at the end of the day,” said Munira Ali, of San Diego.
Albert Wong, 36, was recently expelled from The Pathway Home’s veteran treatment program. Wong went into the home during a going-away party for two employees, and the standoff only ended when police stormed the building.
President Donald Trump recently renewed a conversation about mental institutions as he talked about ways to fix the psychological health system after the Florida shooting. While experts say asylums wouldn’t have served to prevent the massacre, some do see the societal need for them. “When people are going back and forth from prisons to hospitals, that’s a sign they might have benefited from longer-term treatment options,” said Dominic Sisti, a medical ethicist.
The damage the type of weapons inflict on the human body is “ghastly,” trauma surgeons say.
The report, however, found that many agencies across the state were sitting on millions of unspent money. Counties are required to spend money from the Mental Health Services Act or return it to the state within three years of receiving it, but the audit found the state had not developed a process to recover the unspent funds.
The tone of tweets from both President Donald Trump and the lobbyist suggest that the president is walking back from the support he voiced the previous day for tighter gun restrictions.
In a televised session on Wednesday, President Donald Trump signaled support on everything from expanded background checks, increased school security and mental health resources, and age limits. Trump also suggested that law enforcement officials should be able to confiscate people’s firearms without a court order.
The funds come from Proposition 63, a 2004 initiative that levies a 1 percent income tax on people who earn $1 million or more in a year. A report found that the state isn’t doing enough to reclaim the money.