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Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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65 Gun Permits Revoked In SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new law meant to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill has so far stopped 55 attempted handgun sales and caused 65 concealed weapon permits to be […]

02/22/2014

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NC Pledges Solutions For Mental Health System

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration pledged Thursday to repair North Carolina’s struggling system for treating people with chronic mental illness and substance abuse, but provided few details about how it would fix […]

11/08/2013

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Trial To Begin For Woman Who Killed Newborn Twins

Jury selection is under way in Gallatin for the murder trial of a Hendersonville woman charged with smothering her newborn twin boys.

03/11/2013

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N.C. House Leader Calls For Special Session

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis is calling on Gov. Beverly Perdue to call a special legislative session before the end of the year to fix a budget gap that could cause about 1,400 people with mental illnesses to lose their homes.

CBS Charlotte–11/30/2012