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CBS4 Investigates: Mental Mayhem

Across the nation, mental illness is page one. It’s mayhem all too personal for some South Florida families.

CBS Miami–11/20/2013

Joseph Wilner, 59, was being held in the psychiatric ward of the Miami-Dade County Jail.
(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

“Forgotten Floor” Inmate Dies At Hospital

An inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.

CBS Miami–08/27/2013

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Revisiting The Forgotten Floor

“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.

CBS4–07/25/2013

Franklin Rosario (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Soldier Battling PTSD Ends His Life

A South Florida soldier battling post-traumatic stress disorder whose struggles were previously profiled by CBS4 News has taken his own life.

05/15/2013

FAU College Student Goes Nuts

Family: FAU Student’s Classroom Outburst Was Bipolar Related

The family of an FAU student caught on video erupting during an evolution class is speaking out about the episode.

CBS4–03/29/2012

travelling therapist

Traveling Therapist Hits Road To Help

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.

CBS4–12/19/2011

(Photo Credit: BSO) Anthony Mangione

ICE Chief To Be Released On Bail In Child Porn Case

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.

CBS4–10/17/2011

(Photo Credit: BSO) Anthony Mangione

Mental Exam Ordered For ICE Chief In Child Porn Case

A federal judge in Miami has ordered a mental health exam for South Florida’s top immigration official who faces child pornography charges.

CBS4–10/04/2011

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Senate Targets Medicaid And Mental Health For Cuts

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.

CBS4–03/21/2011

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