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CA cops could get more mental illness training

A recent pair of LAPD confrontations ending in death gave new life to a pair of state Senate bills that would increase mental illness training for California police. Introduced last year, Senate Bill 11, the first, has begun to gather steam as

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Debra Bowen revelations appear to explain her failure on job

Saturday’s Los Angeles Times’ bombshell about Secretary of State Debra Bowen’s struggles with depression struck a sad chord with many people who have struggled with mental illness or had a family member with such problems. Two months before Californians go

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Finally, a sane bill 0

John Seiler: Usually, I’m against all bills to force medical insurance companies to cover specific illnesses. It takes away freedom and drives up costs. But AB 1600 makes sense. It would force insurance companies in California to cover mental illness.

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