Changes could leave mentally disabled without place to work

Program directed to shift services from segregated to integrated

The smile on her face speaks volumes about what this means. Yael Kerzan has been working at Northwood Inc. of Wisconsin for eight years. While the products she works to package go out of the business every day -- her smile never leaves.

Officers prepare for mental illness in the field

Law enforcement trainer: 'They belong to somebody, and if they don't, they now belong to you.'

Recent incidents prompted law enforcement to once again reflect on the importance of training their forces for encounters with the mentally ill.

Non-criminal patients moved from Mendota

Space needed for criminal patients

Civil psychiatric patients have been discharged from Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison to free space for additional criminal patients.