Across the nation, mental illness is page one. It’s mayhem all too personal for some South Florida families.
An inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.
“Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that’s what happened here.” So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.
A South Florida soldier battling post-traumatic stress disorder whose struggles were previously profiled by CBS4 News has taken his own life.
The family of an FAU student caught on video erupting during an evolution class is speaking out about the episode.
From long-lines at shopping malls to the relationships at home; the holidays can bring about a stress level that is almost too much for most people.
A top South Florida immigration official charged in a child pornography case is expected to be released from jail in the next 24-hours on pre-trial release.
A federal judge in Miami has ordered a mental health exam for South Florida’s top immigration official who faces child pornography charges.
Hospitals and mental-health treatment and care for thousands of people with debilitating illnesses are among the targets of a new Florida Senate budget proposal that would cut at least $1 billion from the Florida Department of Health & Human Services.