Freud stated that the components of happiness are love and work. Yet, it’s interesting that people in our society tend to accept, almost unconsciously, the idea that mentally ill people are not suitable for either of these activities. This idea seems to pervade, especially in the minds of people who adhere to conventional modes of […]
Donald Trump's remarks about Mexican immigrant rapists and criminals made it all the way down to Venezuela, where President Nicolás Maduro called Donald Trump "mentally ill."
Huckabee shows his ignorance about schizophrenia and his willingness to use mental illness as a slur.
“Yahya, I can see the angels.” Hearing that, on the fifth night of Taraweeh, by a prominent member of my community, was astonishing. The brother was a gentle soul, always helpful, studious and had taught himself to read with Tajweed and always volunteered around the masjid. He had a wife and a couple of beautiful […]
There are times when surviving is all a parent feels like they are doing. From broken bones to broken hearts, we survive one crisis after another. Parenting can be difficult enough if your child is healthy, but if they have a mental illness it can […]
City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression. But according to new research, the antidote to...Show More Summary
Within the epidemic of police killing unarmed Americans there is a group that police have no idea how This space reserved for your ad.
Crossing the finish line, I had but one wish – that people with serious mental illness would be treated with respect and given the compassionate care Dorothea Dix and President Kennedy envisioned so that far fewer people would take their own lives in the coming year.
Dwight Kiefert, a Republican from Valley City, ND serving in the state House, is the first person to admit that he is neither a doctor nor a psychiatrist. Of course, he’d never let a couple of minor details like that get in the way of sharing his esteemed insights into mental health. Just hours after […]
National Alliance on Mental Illness spokesperson Bob Carolla claims that more than a tenth of police jurisdictions in the United States have crisis intervention teams that help officers handle emotionally or mentally unstable people...
Police say Thomas Schneiders II, a man who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, became angry with his parents because they scheduled a doctor's appointment for him
What you need to know to be the BEST support system. If your spouse or significant other is suffering from a mental illness such as anxiety or depression, here are a few things to keep in mind that can help them — and help you […]
The Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage was a huge win for people who believe in justice and dignity -- otherwise known as the "mentally ill," or more specifically, the "metally ill," according to North Dakota State Rep. Show More Summary
Vigilantes attacked a mentally disabled homeless man in California after phony Facebook warnings about him were posted over the weekend. The all-capital letters posts began circulating Friday on social media, warning that the man was trying to break into Modesto homes and assault women, reported...
According to the necn news station, calls for Maine Governor Paul LePage to be impeached are increasing. More than 100 people rallyied outside the Statehouse in Augusta, Maine on Tuesday, following allegations that the bombastic governor blackmailed a school, threatening to withdraw funding if it did not fire a political opponent: Last week, Democrat Speaker...
Job interviews are stressful for anyone, but for people who are prone to anxiety, or who have been diagnosed with PTSD or mental illness, they can be nightmares. That's why a software company has built a training program specifically designed to get over this hurdle. Show More Summary
Cindy Lynn Ray A mother, a baby – and a murder Pregnant woman killed for baby Innocence claimed in murder-kidnap Jury finds ex-Oregon woman guilty of murder, mentally ill Woman gets life term for murder, kidnap Killer of pregnant Utahn will appeal conviction Baby theft pierces Utahn The Murder of Cindy Ray Desperate for a […]
A vitally important new analysis from the Washington Post found that one-quarter of the people shot dead by police this year—123 out of 461—were mentally ill or emotionally distraught. The Post found, too, that more than half of the killings involved police agencies whose officers weren’t properly trained in dealing with mentally ill people. Show More Summary
Police get little training in common-sense approaches to dealing with mentally ill people. Reporters at The Washington Post are keeping a running tally of people shot and killed by police in 2015. It's something the FBI also does, but the bureau itself concedes that its total count is incomplete. Show More Summary
North Dakota Republicans are backing away from a fellow GOP lawmaker who hailed last week’s same-sex marriage court ruling as a victory for the mentally ill. State Rep. Dwight Kiefert (R-Valley City) wrote what he described as a sarcastic Facebook post Friday, after the ruling in Obergefell v....