Remains of Missing Georgia Teen Found Weeks After He Was Turned Away from Mental Facility

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Human remains found Saturday behind Arbor Place mall by Douglasville police are suspected to be that of Yaron Kathuri, per the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Kathuri’s family said the 17-year-old went missing last month after experiencing a mental health crisis. Investigators began their search after finding his car abandoned at the mall.

Three weeks ago was the end of National Suicide Prevention Month. It was also when Kathuri vanished, Sept 28., per the report. His family told reporters he had been experiencing anxiety and depression over the summer which affected his studies. He searched online for help and decided he wanted medical treatment, they said. However, his family told Channel 2 Action News the mental health facility turned him away because it was at capacity.

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“I would say if he was admitted — because he was really adamant about getting medication — that maybe

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Study Finds Majority of Kentuckians Favor Universal Healthcare

Asclepius Initiative

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — An overwhelming majority of Kentuckians favor a national government health plan, according to a new study conducted by a Kentucky-based health care advocacy group.

The Asclepius Initiative crafted the survey of 1,000 adult Kentuckians. The study found that two-thirds (67%) favor a government health plan that would provide health insurance for everyone. In addition, three-fourths (75%) of those surveyed feel health care is a basic human right.

“The results of this survey clearly indicate there is a desire for systemic change in the current healthcare system,” said Dr. Susan Bornstein, OB-GYN and CEO/Founder of Asclepius Initiative.

Additional findings:

  • Four in 10 Kentuckians would make life changes, if they did not have to worry about health insurance coverage;

  • As a result of medical costs;

    • 59% of Kentuckians have avoided going to the doctor;

    • 53% skipped or stopped follow up care;

    • 43%

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