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Convicted Cop Killer Caught In Legal Limbo

Ronell Wilson’s arduous legal odyssey began nearly a decade ago when, as young gang member, he was arrested in one of New York City’s most notorious police killings: the point-blank execution of two undercover officers in an illegal gun sting gone awry.


Poster for new bullying hotline - New York, NY - Oct 19, 2011 (credit: Stan Brooks / 1010 WINS)

Teachers Union Funds New Hotline For NYC Students Being Bullied

New York City school kids who are being bullied now have a hotline they can call, one staffed by mental health professionals.


New York St. Sen. Jeff Klein (file / credit: Senator's Office)

Sen. Jeff Klein Wants To Improve Interaction With Mentally Ill In Police Emergencies

St. Sen. Jeff Klein is proposing a bill aimed at putting police in a better position to respond to emergencies involving the mentally ill.


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Hoboken Initiative Hopes To End The ‘Stigma’ Attached To Mental Illness

Brenda Luchetti hopes signs declaring the city a “Mental Health Stigma Free Zone” will bring heightened awareness to mental illness.


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Focus On Mental Health In CT Governor’s Race

The state of children’s mental health in Connecticut is the topic at a forum tonight for the candidates for governor.


The burgeoning "brain training" industry includes everything from computer-based programs to actual “brain gyms” – places you go to build mental functions, much the same way you would with muscles.

Seen At 11: Training Your Brain

Brain fitness is a growing movement, and it’s not just crossword puzzles and memory games anymore – there are even “brain gyms” where you can go to build your mental functions.