Supreme Court Mulls Disability Law’s Effect On Mentally Ill Suspects In 2008 SFPD Shooting Of Schizophrenic Woman
The Supreme Court is considering whether the Americans With Disabilities Act requires police to take special precautions when trying to arrest armed and violent suspects who are mentally ill.
Filing a false report for a restraining order to remove guns from someone thought to be at risk would become a felony under a proposed bill by a Southern California assemblywoman.
A Santa Rosa man who was charged with the sledgehammer killing of his father in October was committed to Napa State Hospital Thursday morning.
Robin Williams’ three children — Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams — and Williams’ former wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is Zelda and Cody’s mother, released statements Tuesday about the actor’s death.
Link Between Humor And Grief Raises Awareness Of Depression Following Comedian Robin Williams’ Death
The death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is bringing attention to the issue of depression and the link between humor and grief.
The measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.
Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Create Gun Violence Restraining Order, In Wake Of Isla Vista Rampage
The bill would let authorities confiscate guns from someone who threatens to commit violence, like the gunman in the massacre near UC Santa Barbara.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has a new title after being named President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Wednesday, but does it mean he wants to be thrust into the national spotlight?
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
For hundreds of people struggling with mental illness, a downtown San Jose center has been their lifeline for decades, thanks to this week’s Jefferson Award winner.