Parents discuss having to transfer custody of their children in order to get them the mental health treatment that they need. Experts blame this situation on a lack of community-based and in-home services for mental health treatment.
A year-end report by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts notes that federal marijuana prosecutions have begun to decline due to marijuana legalization. The number of defendants accused of marijuana-related crimes was down 19% in 2018.
Researchers are working with apps that use artificial intelligence to gauge when a person may be about to commit self-harm or have a depressive episodes. One expert says that there may be “as many as 1,000 smartphone biomarkers” for depression.
A man disguised as a pastor was caught trying to smuggle Suboxone strips via a bible into a North Carolina jail. The fake pastor and an inmate have been charged in connection with the smuggling operation.