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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sarah Maslin

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11 October 2014

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Previous efforts to rein in Milwaukee's infant mortality rate have focused on services for mothers: increasing access to prenatal care, treating underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, and reducing behaviors s...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meg Kissinger

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5 November 2013

Houston, Texas, United States

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Milwaukee County’s mental health system put more resources in expensive emergency care rather than invest in programs that offer continual care. As a result, Milwaukee County identifies nine solutions from other citie...

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Meg Kissinger

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5 October 2013

Geel, Vlaanderen, Belgium

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Those who struggle with mental illness receive undesirable social stigmas and are often shunted to living on the street or in squalid housing conditions. Geel, Belgium has a mental health system that places non-violen...

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Meg Kissinger

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8 June 2013

Houston, Texas, United States

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In Houston, TX, many individuals with mental illnesses cycled in and out of emergency care while arrested or incarcerated. Houston’s police department has decreased the number of incarcerated who have mental illness b...

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Meg Kissinger

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19 March 2006

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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With the promise of community care, psychiatric wards were unlocked 30 years ago. Today, the sickest patients live in squalor.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

James H. Burnett III

28 May 2000

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Now that a coalition of Milwaukee preachers, police and prosecutors has witnessed firsthand the success of a crime-fighting partnership in Boston, the local coalition is clearing its first obstacle -- putting its idea...

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James H. Burnett III

12 March 2000

Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States

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Partnerships between police officers and clergy are being credited with dramatically reducing the rate of homicide in Boston, particularly among teens. And it is drawing the attention of officials in larger cities acr...

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