Florida State Hospital

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Name: Florida State Hospital
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of beds plagues mental health facilities

PANAMA CITY — Publicly funded beds at mental health facilities are too few to handle the volume of individuals in need of inpatient services, according to local behavioral hospitals.The state funds 10 beds in the 14th Judicial Circuit; two of those beds ... [Published Panama City News Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Judge: Duclos, found not guilty by reason of insanity in wife's slaying, can be relocated

A local man who fatally shot his wife in 2010 and was later found by a judge to be not guilty by reason of insanity, and who was sent to a treatment facility, has shown signs of progress, allowing for a judge to sign off on his transfer to a step-down ... [Published Ocala.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: Video Shows Mentally Ill Man Closed In Room; Nurse Charged

PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – CBS4 News has obtained surveillance video from inside the South Florida State Hospital in Pembroke Pines that police say shows a mentally ill patient being left in a closed room for more than 40-minutes while a nurse, who was ... [Published CBS Miami - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

St. Louis Cop Taken Off Patrol Over "Killer" Comments

ISIS Threat: What Are Obama's Options for Stomping It Out?APPresident Barack Obama condemned the ruthless executioners of American photojournalist James Foley — the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS — as “a cancer.” And with at least three other ... [Published NECN.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Woman Sues Mental Health Facility After Brother's Death

A South Florida woman is suing a mental health facility in Pembroke Pines after she says her brother died from injuries sustained while he was supposed to be under the watch of a caregiver. NBC 6's Willard Shepard reports.A South Florida woman is suing ... [Published NBC Miami - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Candidates in the spotlight at political forum

Voters had the opportunity to hear a number of candidates explain the big ideas behind their slogans at a political forum.The Democratic Women’s Club, Gadsden Classroom Teachers Association and WQTN hosted the Aug. 14 event. Gadsden County educator Angela ... [Published Gadsden County Times - Aug 21 2014]

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"GEO Care has always been committed to providing high quality mental healthcare to the persons served in our facilities. Our company's facilities strictly abide by contractual and regulatory requirements and adhere to leading industry standards set by independent accreditation entities, including The Joint Commission. As a matter of policy, our company is unable to comment on specific litigation or personnel related matters."

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Lack of beds plagues mental health facilities [Published Panama City News Herald - Sep 14 2014]
Judge: Duclos, found not guilty by reason of in... [Published Ocala.com - Sep 12 2014]
Exclusive: Video Shows Mentally Ill Man Closed ... [Published CBS Miami - Aug 30 2014]
St. Louis Cop Taken Off Patrol Over "Killer" Co... [Published NECN.com - Aug 23 2014]
Woman Sues Mental Health Facility After Brother... [Published NBC Miami - Aug 23 2014]
Candidates in the spotlight at political forum [Published Gadsden County Times - Aug 21 2014]
The Florida State Hospital Association Becomes ... [Published PRWeb - Dec 17 2013]
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