By Tom Krynski on January 16th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 11:25 am
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare is a private nonprofit that aids those affected by mental illness and substance-use disorders in and around North Central Florida. Its main campus is located in Gainesville at the corner of Williston Road and Southwest 13th Street, […]
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By Grier Ferguson on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 12:50 pm
Notorious drug lord executed by China over ‘Golden Triangle’ smuggling, hijackings – A notorious gang leader and drug lord from Myanmar was among four foreigners executed in China on March 1, marking the first time Beijing has extradited, tried and […]
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By Nickelle Smith on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:55 pm
Florida’s mental health spending is about $39 per person per year, said Bob Sharpe, president and CEO of Florida Council for Community Mental Health.
By Forrest Smith on August 6th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:39 pm
By Forrest Smith-WUFT-FM Gainesville police are looking for man with mental health issues who might be off his medication and could become violent. Police Spokesman Ben Tobias says 48-year-old Craig Taylor has not been seen since Saturday, when he got […]
By Liana Charles on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:58 pm
Veterans from all types of wars suffer from traumatic brain injuries. As WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports, epilepsy is a growing problem for military members coming home from war.