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Rebecca McCray – There Are More Women in U.S. Jails Than Ever Before

An unusual thing happened last year: The number of people in U.S. prisons declined. After decades of exponential growth, both the state and federal prison populations dropped slightly, reflecting the steady embrace of policy reforms enacted over the last decade intended to curtail corrections costs. Yet as prison populations in many states have declined, the number of women in jails has skyrocketed. …

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Ask Beatty – 10.12.15

Beatty talked about how preventive mental health programs in the schools would help early on to identify and treat problem children and their families who grow up to be angry, alienated, lonely and violent adults. She also discussed recent findings that show “the effectiveness of talk therapy is overstated” and shared her 35 year clinical experience outlying what in her view effective therapy is and is not.

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Insight – Kids Football and Safety and Men’s Health – The Rubber Glove Treatment – 10.01.15

The unfortunate death of WarrenHills quarterback, Evan Murray raises the question about the safety of the sport of football overall. Do you or will you allow your child to play the sport? A new book by Mark’s guest, Dr. Danoff, “The Ultimate Guide to Male Sexual Health” has Mark asking the questions men think about but are embarrassed to ask.

When Mark isn’t broadcasting on PRN he’s talking to corporate, college and high school audiences on: overcoming adversity, mental health, drugs/alcohol, anti-teasing/anti-bullying, celebrating differences, entitlement and more. Info available at: www.markfarrellmotivation.com

China’s Unaddressed Mental Health Problems – CESAR CHELALA

China has a complex history in the treatment of the mentally ill. In 1849, the first mental institutions in the country were founded by Western missionaries. One of them, Dr. John G. Kerr, instituted some principles which are even valid today. Among those principles were the following: mentally ill patients shouldn’t be blamed for their actions; those that were hospitalized …