Los Angeles Allegedly Forces The Mentally Ill Through Bureaucratic Nightmare For Welfare

News Story (California)

Los Angeles Allegedly Forces The Mentally Ill Through Bureaucratic Nightmare For Welfare

November 19, 2015 | Alan Pyke | ThinkProgress
A lawsuit accuses Los Angeles County of making it too difficult for people with mental health issues to apply for a program called General Relief (GR), which is supposed to provide a $221 monthly stipend to all eligible Californians.
Tags: Housing: Homelessness | Mental Health

Missed Treatment: Soldiers With Mental Health Issues Dismissed For ‘Misconduct’

Audio, Investigative (NATIONAL)

Missed Treatment: Soldiers With Mental Health Issues Dismissed For ‘Misconduct’

October 28, 2015 | Daniel Zwerdling | National Public Radio (NPR)
A NPR investigation suggests the Army failed to pursue key evidence in its investigation, ruling out claims of mistreatment from nine other war veterans without ever interviewing or even contacting the men.
Tags: Mental Health | Military Discharges | Veterans