Category Archives: Mental Health

Future of Broken Windows Policing | Manhattan Institute

Today: Future of #BrokenWindows event w/ @ManhattanDA, @CommissBratton, @errollouis, @SquarePegDem, & Richard Aborn http://t.co/6YDuymuhLt/s/jKwM #Brokenwindows is a community development strategy as well as a policing strategy @SquarePegDem@ManhattanInst: High risk neighborhoods want more policing but it requires partnership w/ the community … Continue reading

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Mental illness: A difficult diagnosis with sometimes deadly | Latino Times

As I written about it many times since 2010, others are finally focusing on early identification of young men with mental illness. The Latino Times reports, " In many massacres, the killer was a young man in his late teens … Continue reading

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Cops bust mentally ill man with weapons cache in Harlem – NYPOST.com

William Greene, a Harlem man with a history of mental disease — in this case, schizophrenia — was arrested for gun possession after relatives reported him to police. The NYPD says they found a small arms, including an AR-15 semi-automatic … Continue reading

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NY Daily News: Pathmark shooter Terence Tyler tweeted about going on killing spree years before he gunned down coworkers 

Yes, it’s happened again. Another armed young man suffering from mental illness — depression and paranoid ideation — returned to his workplace and gunned co-workers. According to published reports, the gunman, ex-Marine Terence Tyler, had tweeted about his shooting fantasy since … Continue reading

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Opinion: Mental illness an explanation, not an excuse for Colorado shootings – In America – CNN.com Blogs

Jack Levin, a university criminologist, writes on CNN’s In America blog that most Americans are made uneasy by mass killers who turn out to suffer from a mental illness. Levin offers a simple explanation — anyone may fall mentally ill. … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback – Avoiding catastrophe: Dealing with mental illness

My OpEd, “Help them before they kill,” received a lot of support and praise from readers and others. Thank you. To read them, click on the links below. Michael Benjamin Avoiding catastrophe: Dealing with mental illness – New York Post … Continue reading

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