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CANBERRA, Australia — Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios will apply to have an assault charge dismissed on mental health grounds, his lawyer told an Australian court on Tuesday. Lawyer Michael Kukulies-Smith appeared on behalf of Kyrgios in a court in the tennis star’s hometown of Canberra and asked for an adjournment so forensic mental health reports …

Over the course of seventeen years as a school counselor in Eugene, Sara Matteri has supported students through just about every kind of challenge a kid can face. When she started as a high school counselor in 2005, the big ones were truancy, teen pregnancy, and drug and alcohol use, in addition to managing students’ …

Department of State Health Services, Bernstein Building, Room K-100, Austin, Texas 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas78756United States The physical location for this meeting is located at Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Bernstein Building, Room K-100, Austin, Texas 78756. This meeting will also be available by video and/or teleconference using Microsoft …

WASHINGTON, DC —Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Medical Association (AMA) and Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) unite in support of physicians and hospitals who have been threatened and attacked in recent months. The groups sent a letter (PDF) to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the Department of Justice to investigate the increasing threats …

LAFAYETTE, Ind. − A unique mental health simulation and workshop is going to be held Wednesday for local and state-wide elected officials in which to take part. According to its organizers, this event’s goal is to address the opportunities for improvement in mental healthcare systems on local, state and federal legislative levels. Who is behind …

OBSERVER Photo by M.J. Stafford On a sunny Lake Erie morning in August, National Walleye Tour Championship boats exit Dunkirk Harbor. Lake Erie’s status is called “poor and unchanging” in a new report co-sponsored by the U.S. and Canadian governments. The lake “supports a productive walleye fishery, but elevated nutrient concentrations …

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – In northwest Wyoming, individuals dealing with mental health concerns have few options. Distance between communities, staff shortages and a lack of residential beds for crisis patients are all barriers to both the patients and the professionals treating them. At the Governor’s Mental Health Summit, which will be held on …

Morocco has lifted the health restrictions, namely the PCR test or vaccine pass, to enter the kingdom. The National Airports Office (ONDA) announced that PCR and vaccine pass are no longer mandatory to enter Morocco’s territory. Passengers will only need to duly complete a health form to hand over to authorities upon arrival in Morocco, …

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Round Rock’s Crisis Response Unit will receive $1 million in federal funds, U.S. Congressman John Carter announced Friday. The money will support the unit’s mental health first responders, comprising behavioral health specialists and paramedics. Carter said the city receives about 2,000 mental health-related calls a year. “This project promotes the treatment …

Central Kansas Mental Health Center Central Kansas Mental Health Center (CKMHC) has been awarded a four-year, $4 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). CKMHC will receive $1 million/year over four years to continue the implementation of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model of care. Funding will support …