Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Could Assisted Outpatient Treatment Have Helped Prevent This Tragedy?

Ten years ago in Loudon, Tennessee ...
... the morning Officer Scott was killed, E-911 received a call about a juvenile arguing with his mother because she was making him ride the bus instead of driving to school.  
“He hit her in the head with a fence post,” Guider said. “She went to a neighbor’s house and called 911.
Read here: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2014/mar/12/memorial-service-to-honor-loudon-deputy-killed/

Michael Harvey was recalled by his friends as "a good person who just snapped"
... Harvey had spent some time at Peninsula Hospital, which offers inpatient mental health care.
"I knew he had some problems with depression, and that's normal enough. But he was in Peninsula for a little while," Hargis said.
Read here:  http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2004/mar/14/michael-harveys-death-friends-recall-teenager/

Deputy Jason Scott was 24 years old and expecting his first child.
Michael Harvey was 16.

#TreatmentBeforeTragedy


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