Why was he alone in a cell? Those are questions that should be asked about every in-custody suicide. We should also ask how authorities determined it was time to remove someone from suicide watch. What suicide risk assessment was used? Was the decision appropriate given the assessment?
And, perhaps most important, what follow-up care did someone receive after the prison decided the risk of suicide was past? Experts often recommend removing someone from suicide watch as soon as possible because the experience in itself can be traumatic. No books, visits, mail, phone calls or exercise.
Meals consist only of peanut butter sandwiches. In January, attorneys filed an emergency motion seeking to end the placement of high-risk prisoners in solitary confinement where the majority of suicides in Alabama have taken place.
The motion included details of the suicide of Paul Ford in January Ford had attempted suicide nine months before. The prison put him on suicide watch, then returned him two days later to the same cell where he had tried to hang himself. The cell had not been cleaned and still had a noose hanging where Ford had tied it during his suicide attempt.
It deserved our full attention decades ago and not just when a rich, white man happened to make headlines in a sensational tragedy.
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Beth Shelburne. When videos are uploaded to YouTube, algorithms determine whether or not they are appropriate for YouTube Kids. The videos are continually monitored after that, Mr. Parents are also encouraged to report inappropriate videos, which someone at YouTube then manually reviews, he said.
Holly Hart of Gray, Tenn. Hart, who had downloaded the app because it was being used at the local elementary school. Not all of the inappropriate videos feature cartoons. Alisa Clark Wilcken of Vernal, Utah, said her 4-year-old son had recently seen a video of a family playing roughly with a young girl, including a scene in which her forehead is shaved, causing her to wail and appear to bleed.
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Some clips uploaded as recently as August have millions of views on the main YouTube site and run automatically placed ads, suggesting they are financially lucrative for the makers as well as YouTube, which shares in ad revenue. It is not clear how many of those views came on YouTube Kids. One of them then visits a doctor and asks for her cartoon legs to be replaced with long, provocative human legs in stilettos.
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He said that his partners were responsible for the videos and that a team of about people worked on them. He said he would forward email requests for comment to them. Those emails went unanswered. Michael Rich, a pediatrics professor at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Center on Media and Child Health, said such videos brought up a host of issues for children.