On regular days at the Fortune Society —a nonprofit organization that supports successful reentry from incarceration—, one could take a glimpse into Michael Perez’ office and easily find him in the midst of paperwork; writing reports, fulfilling compliance checks, and ensuring that his staff counselors are able to do their work timely. 976 more words
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An undergraduate student from Cardiff University was found dead due to depression. Mental health advisers raise awareness on detecting depression.
Cardiff University undergraduate commuted suicide in her flat after suffering from depression for years. 327 more words
In a spacious room at New York Presbyterian Church in Washington D.C., dozens of young Muslims Americans, mostly from Arab and South Asian ethnicity, along with a handful of African-Americans gathered. 1,161 more words
A Formerly Incarcerated Man Finds His Own Way To Recover From Mental Illness, No More Anger & Forced Injections
After two decades of breathing in freedom, Wallace Kirby, an advocate for University Legal Services in Washington, reflects on an ingrained adolescent memory of being incarcerated in and also escaping from, various jails. 1,633 more words
Wearing wedge shoes and fashionable outfit, Mellisa Vesperman, 59, was ready in her position. Her hands tightly gripped a handgun—sometimes, she changed to her rifle. She focused her eyes on a paper target hung at an indoor local range, Sharpshooters, in Lorton, Virginia. 1,183 more words