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Let’s Shine A Light On Mental Illness! #GivingTuesday

Support a friend or loved one and take the pledge #iamstigmafree #GivingTuesday Only in the last few decades has there been real hope for people living with mental illness. NAMI SMC is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their...

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Mental Health Reform Will Be Part of Lame Duck Session

EAST HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said Monday that Congress has reached a tentative deal to move forward with parts of his Mental Health Reform Act and a medical innovation bill during the upcoming lame duck session. The two bills will be combined into one...

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CHP officer talks down jumper from Benicia Bridge

BENICIA, Calif. -- Contra Costa County CHP officer Thomas Westropp-Bennett is hailed a hero after saving a man on the Benicia Bridge. CHP says officers responded to a call of a man who appeared distraught on the ledge of the Benicia Bridge Thursday afternoon. They say...

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