Miami-Dade County Judge Steve Leifman, who has long led efforts to change the way the legal system handles people with mental illnesses, was honored this week with the newly established Chief Justice Award for Judicial Excellence.
Is your youngster a good liar? It may not be such a bad thing, research shows.
As more and more cases of current and former NFL players having head issues come out, the more those players are taking note of the dangers of playing the sport.
Some counselors, treating patients with issues such as stress, anxiety and depression, are turning to cooking classes to help them cope with mental health problems.
Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
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.