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Richemont chairman Johann Rupert to take 'grey gap... Billionaire 62-year-old to take 12 months off from Cartier and Montblanc luxury goods groupRichemont's chairman and founder Johann Rupert is to take a year off from September, leaving management of the...

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Cambodia: aftermath of fatal shoe factory collapse... Workers clear rubble following the collapse of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, on Thursday

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Mental Illness in the United States: Gary Larcenaire’s Advocacy on Patient Care

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT–(Marketwired – Apr 6, 2013) – Research on psychiatric epidemiology shows that mental disorders affect tens of millions of people each year in the US alone. Advocates such as Gary Larcenaire of Valley Mental Health have advocated an increase in research funds to be invested into understanding mental health, identifying potential biological drivers of mental health disorders, and possible therapeutic options. Additionally, there is an increased need to developing better education programs on how families of mental health disorder patients should better aid their love ones’ needs. Gary Larcenaire is a renowned advocate for mental health awareness.¬†Larcenaire was first drawn to advocating for patients of mental health following his personal experience with schizophrenia.¬†Larcenaire’s brother was diagnosed with schizophrenia before he was 20 years old.

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Emanuel: Brizard stepping down, Byrd-Bennett next CEO – Catalyst Chicago

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No. 1 workers’ stress, stigma jeopardizing motivation

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About 30 percent of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. workers at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant were suffering from the disorder called posttraumatic stress response when a survey was conducted in May and June 2011, according to a recently published study.
Slander and criticism over the accident contributed more to the mental stress of the workers than fear of radiation, the study by psychiatrists at the National Defense Medical College and Ehime University also showed.

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Good to hear MPs talking about their mental health issues

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Gavin Barwell’s bill seeking to remove laws preventing people who have been sectioned for than six months from becoming MPs is a welcome move

It cannot be said that the Palace of Westminster has in recent years overburdened the population of Britain with heart-gladdening news. All the more reason, then, to seize the opportunity to be delighted at Gavin Barwell’s private member’s bill, which seeks to remove laws that ban “mentally disordered persons” from doing jury service, allow the removal of company directors “by reason of their mental health”, and stop those sectioned under the Mental Health Act for more than six months from becoming MPs.

Yes, of course it’s one of those feel-good things that is doable because it doesn’t cost money. But it was great, hearing cross-party MPs describing the mental distress they have suffered from, or continue to suffer from, not least because it can still be held against them. It wasn’t so long ago, after all, that supposedly intelligent people seemed to think that if Gordon Brown was on medication related to mental health, then this damaged his ability to be prime minister. Brown was obliged to deny that he was on such medication. Nevertheless, it remains strange that unacknowledged and untreated depression is tacitly considered to be less damaging to a career than a condition that is being managed by medics.

MPs became carried away talking of “historic moments” and declarations about “a clear message that discrimination is wrong”. But, as I say, it’s a complicated world, and opportunities in this economic climate to do something that is simply right, moral and welcome, are sadly thin on the ground.

Telecare Wins San Diego Mental Health Director’s 2012 Program of the Year Award

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ALAMEDA, CA–(Marketwire – May 31, 2012) – San Diego County Behavioral Health Services Director, Alfredo Aguirre, LCSW, announced today that Telecare’s mental health recovery program has received the San Diego Mental Health Director’s 2012 Program of the Year Award. The program includes four unique outreach services including Telecare Gateway to Recovery ACT; Transition Team; Project 25; and Pathway to Recovery ACT and In-Reach Services, which provide an array of supports to individuals with serious mental illness and complex needs. The Award is presented annually to a program that demonstrates excellence, innovation, collaboration and advocacy in the delivery of mental health services.

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Killer’s 15-year prison term finalized

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The 15-year prison term for the killer of a 5-year-old girl in Chiba Prefecture is now final after the Supreme Court rejected his appeal.
Ryo Katsuki, 25, abducted nursery school pupil Yukimaro Narita on a street in Togane, Chiba Prefecture, in September 2008 and drowned her in a bathtub at his home before abandoning her body. The focal point of the case was whether Katsuki, who has a mental disability, would be able to understand the court proceedings enough to be held criminally liable, and to what extent.

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JetBlue pilot charged with interfering with crew

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Federal authorities have charged captain Clayton Osbon after he sprinted from the cockpit screaming about a bomb

A JetBlue Airways captain has been charged with interfering with a flight crew after he sprinted down the cabin of a flight screaming about a bomb.

An affidavit states that captain Clayton Osbon told his co-pilots that “things don’t matter” during a Las Vegas-bound flight on Tuesday. Osbon then told the plane’s first officer that “we’re not going to Vegas” and began giving a sermon.

Four men managed to restrain Osbon, using seatbelt extenders and zip-tie handcuffs to pin him to the floor for more than 20 minutes while the co-captain and an off-duty pilot made an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas.

Passengers realised something was wrong when the pilot walked out of the cockpit and attempted to force his way into an occupied bathroom. Colleagues tried to calm him down as he became more jittery, coaxing him to the back of the plane while ensuring he did not get near the plane’s controls. But he broke free and sprinted up the aisle, claiming there was a bomb. Passengers said Olson urged them to pray and shouted, “They’re going to take us down.”

“Nobody knew what to do because he is the captain of the plane,” said Don Davis, who was aboard the plane at the time. “You’re not just going to jump up and attack the captain.”

Tony Antolino, who sat in the 10th row and tackled Osbon when he attempted to re-enter the cockpit, said: “Clearly the pilot had an emotional or mental breakdown. He became almost delusional.”

Fellow passenger Josh Redick said Osbon seemed “irate” and was “spouting off about Afghanistan and souls and al-Qaida”.

The 49-year-old pilot is being held at a medical facility in Texas.

JetBlue brand tarnished, but not destroyed

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JetBlue was doing damage control Wednesday after one of its pilots suffered an apparent mental breakdown that resulted in an emergency landing.

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Child killer Turcotte’s fate in hands of review board

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The fate of former cardiologist Guy Turcotte is now in the hands of a mental health review board after hearings concluded at the Pinel Institute in Montreal.

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Child killer Turcotte ‘ideal candidate’ for release

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A psychiatrist tells a mental health board that Guy Turcotte, an ex-MD who killed his children, is a changed man now and should rejoin the world.

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