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This Oscar-Winning Short Doc Animates the Life of an Unpretentious Artist

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

Mindy Alper, who has struggled with mental illness her whole life, uses drawing and papier-mâché sculpture for both therapy and communication. The post This Oscar-Winning Short Doc Animates the Life of an Unpretentious Artist appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Disarm Them With Tea

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Another inconceivable nightmare: Former student opens fire at a public school, killing 17, or 26, or 11, or?  Immediately, there is hue and cry to regulate firearms and/or the mentally ill.  The opposing camps lob circular arguments at each other.  On one side are the powerful gun lobby and the … Continue reading ? The post Disarm Them With Tea appeared first on T Ching.

Nakesha Williams Died Homeless on a Manhattan Street. Should She Have Been Forced Into Treatment?

The Times’s story about a woman crippled by mental illness left many readers asking what could have been done under the law. An expert on homelessness offers some answers.

Amazon confirms Alexa is randomly laughing at Echo users – but not for long

“The machine is randomly laughing at me,” may sound like the words of a crazy person, but in 2018 it turns out that it’s a tech illness versus a mental one. Today Inc. confirmed widespread reports that Alexa, the “smart” assistant in the company’s Echo smart speakers, is randomly laughing at people. Show More Summary

Wizards' Kelly Oubre Jr.: Fans 'see us as superheroes'

As spotlight shines on mental illness in NBA, Wizards forward discusses the seriousness of the issue.        

Daughter blames lack of beds for death of her mentally ill mother

Stephanie Daniels, hanged herself in 2012 after an eight-day delay in being admitted to hospital Hundreds of mental health patients died after NHS care failures In 2012, Stephanie Daniels took her own life aged 32. Stephanie had a history of mental illness and drug abuse. Show More Summary

Lessons From Losing My Mind

One in five people experiences mental illness in a given year, yet widespread stigma remains.

Cops Sent to Tori Spelling's House Over 'Mental Illness' Call Twice in 24 Hours and Now's About the Time to Freak Out

Post by Tanvier Peart. This doesn't sound good... Police were called to Tori Spelling's house not once, but twice, over the span of just 24 hours -- with the latter being a response to a "female mental illness" call -- and we hope to God everything is okay with this mom of five and her family.

Time Has Come to Save Mentally Ill Inmates From Solitary Confinement

Once in solitary, prisoners with severe mental illnesses begin a cruel cycle. This piece originally appeared in the Arizona Capitol Times. The first thing that hits you is the smell—an acrid stench that knocks you back a few paces. When you see inside the cells, you understand. Show More Summary

The New Scapegoat for Gun Violence: Mental Illness

Our President and others have latched onto the idea that mental illness — not guns — is to blame for the gun violence plaguing our country. Labeling mental illness as the cause of gun violence grossly oversimplifies a grossly complex problem. But we like tying […]

Police called to Tori Spelling's home over "mental illness" concerns

Police were called to Tori Spelling 's home on Thursday over "mental illness" concerns.

Trump vows to ban bump stocks; says mentally ill shouldn’t have guns

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will write an executive order banning bump stocks. The Republican president is discussing school safety with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White … Click to Continue »

Oregon passes bill allowing mentally ill patients to be starved to death

'Vulnerable Oregonians are left without protections and their right to basic care like food and water.'

Study in six countries identifies groups that are vulnerable to severe mental illness

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) In Brazil, a survey with nearly 3,000 people who have experienced first-episode psychosis concluded that young men, ethnic minorities and people living in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas are more likely to suffer from the typical symptoms.

Actually, Sen. Sasse, Republicans have been ‘ditching’ a whole bunch of things

President Trump’s comments on Wednesday that we should take guns from mentally ill people and worry about due process later would, once upon a time, have set conservatives’ teeth on edge. However, my colleague James Hohmann writes that “only one Republican member of Congress appears to have sent out a press release objecting to Trump’s […]

ABC Refuses to Apologize for Joy Behar Saying Mike Pence Has a “Mental Illness” Because He’s a Christian

It looks like ABC isn’t going to apologize for “The View” co-host Joy Behar’s on-air mocking of Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith. Many Christian viewers were offended by Behar’s remarks, and the TV network early on received 25,363 phone calls after the liberal comedian and commentator equated Pence’s faith with “mental illness,” Fox News […]

Together we can stop children’s mental health services being cut | Louise Irvine and Tony O’Sullivan

Councillors in a London borough backed down when the community confronted them. As local elections approach, it’s time to step up the pressure There is growing concern about the rising rates of mental illness in children and young people, for whom suicide is one of the leading causes of death. Show More Summary

The homeless in LA are not who you think they are

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Many people think of homelessness as a problem of substance abusers and mentally ill people, of chronic skid row street-dwellers pushing shopping carts. But increasingly, the crisis in Los Angeles …... The post The homeless in LA are not who you think they are appeared first on Raw Story.

Over years, depression changes the brain, new CAMH study shows

TORONTO, February 26, 2018 - Is clinical depression always the same illness, or does it change over time? New brain imaging research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that the brain alters after years of persistent depression, suggesting the need to change how we think about depression as it progresses.

No bond for suspect in "vicious, unprovoked" library attack

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The Massachusetts man accused of killing an aspiring doctor in a library has mental illness, his lawyer says

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