newtown http://ripr.org en Top 10 Developments In Mental Health Since Newtown http://ripr.org/post/top-10-developments-mental-health-newtown <p>It's been a year since the tragedy in Newtown, CT took so many lives, including that of the gunman, who some believe was battling serious mental illness but may not have gotten all the treatment he needed.</p><p>We’ve heard lots, since then, about the need for more mental health resources, and lots about the rollercoaster ride of federal and state funding for those resources. Here’s a round up of some of the year’s most significant developments for mental health patients and advocates:</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:54:47 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 26244 at http://ripr.org Rep. Morgan: RI should include mental health in gun background check http://ripr.org/post/rep-morgan-ri-should-include-mental-health-gun-background-check <p><span class="dateline"><span>PROVIDENCE, RI</span></span> - State representative Patricia Morgan is calling on Attorney General Peter Kilmartin to step up efforts to restrict gun ownership by people with mental illness.</p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 21:16:52 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 4503 at http://ripr.org