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The White River Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Batesville is shown in this file photo.
The White River Regional Juvenile Detention Center will stop incarcerating kids by this summer.
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Over the last decade, Congress has repeatedly flagged the abominable conditions in the South Dakota facilities but they’ve failed to make meaningful change.
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A 5-year-old's long wait for care is emblematic of a much larger problem — too few mental health providers for low-income kids on public coverage.
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Students listen to a lecture in March at Sarah Scott Middle School in Terre Haute. The city is the county seat of Vigo County.
Vigo County had the highest rate of child neglect investigations in the state in 2017 — 238 for every 1,000 kids, a Times analysis of child welfare data found.
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Bakersfield police officers scour a motel room where they found a small amount of methamphetamine on a dresser.
Despite the chokehold heroin and pain pills have had on public health for years, Bakersfield cops are dealing with far more than opioids.'s picture
As more grocery stores close than open in Jefferson County, some residents say they're still disappointed that the buildings will not again provide food to their communities.
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Safespace in Menlo Park is a local nonprofit's effort to emulate a successful teen mental health services program.
With an early $50 million in government funding, Tanti and his organization, Headspace, would spend the next decade creating a network of 100 mental health centers serving 355,000 people throughout the country, each one with its own personality.
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Tiffany Maciel spent years seeking mental health help for son, exposing serious gaps in Santa Clara County's services.
Families seeking mental health support for children are beset on all sides by challenges, whether it's difficulty finding the right kind of help or finding out there is no help within 50 miles. Parents who are uninsured, on Medi-Cal or have commercial insurance face unique problems.
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Reporters file the same stories about bad nursing homes year after year. Little changes. But what if we did more to help families find the right facilities in the first place?
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