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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Jon Kabat-Zinn leads a session on Mindfulness for employees at Google.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nwwKbM_vJc

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Even mental health professionals can’t always spot violence coming. Their intervention often falls short: The rates of suicide and murder among returning vets tell you that much.  As witnessed in the story posted in the Silicon Valley Mercury News:

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Download the article that appeared in
Juvenile Justice Update, December/January 2010
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The juvenile justice system has long been considered a “dumping ground” for many emotionally disturbed youth with behavior problems. Virtually all juvenile and family court staff struggle with the issue of what to do with the mentally ill juvenile offender. A recent survey of juvenile and family court judges indicated that 86% believed “mentally ill juveniles were being shunted into the delinquency system.”