Here's what you might not realize.
A South Carolina woman spent six days in hospital for severe mental illness, following which doctors told her husband to remove all guns from their house for safety of the family. one year later Suzanne Simpson woke up in the early morning hours, put a headband with a light attached on and ambushed her husband,... Show More Summary
A San Fernando Valley hospital has agreed to pay $1 million in civil penalties to settle allegations that it put a mentally ill woman in a taxi and lost track of her for three days, Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer announced Thursday. Under the terms of the settlement, Pacifica Hospital of the...
On the June 23 edition of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, Dweezil Zappa spoke candidly about the ongoing emotional brouhaha that is the Zappa Family Trust, as well as his mother’s apparent mental illness. “You know, here’s the deal. There’s no reason for me to be talking about this stuff in public other than the fact... Show More Summary
Following reports that the killer of Jo Cox had been mentally ill, it has now emerged that last week's other notable shooter, Omar Mateen is now also being presented as mentally troubled, after he allegedly talked about staying up all...Show More Summary
When an NFL player is arrested for domestic violence and has a machine gun in the back of his car, it’s easy to miss details which can cast the story in an entirely different light. And in the case of former NFL journeyman tight end Richard Gordon, it also raises more questions about why he…
In a scene toward the end of the first season of Lady Dynamite, the Netflix comedy starring Maria Bamford, Maria shares her concern about her lack of friends with her life coach, Karen (played with perfectly vapid sincerity by Jenny Slate). Show More Summary
Each gender has its own challenges in having mental health recognized. Tyler Jacobson pleas for stereotypes to be dropped so more people can find health. The post Talking About Mental Illness and Gender Inequality appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The writers' workshop “Writing Away the Stigma” based in Pittsburgh Pa., helps participants 'come out' about their mental health illness. Participants come together to write and read their literary works about their struggles with mental health.
Dementia causes the gradual deterioration of mental functioning that effects memory, mood, thinking, concentration, and judgment. These changes often affect a person’s ability to perform normal daily activities. Dementia is a an illness that usually occurs slowly over time, and includes a progressive state of deterioration in the brain. Show More Summary
It's time to start treating people with mental illness with the compassion they deserve. One key to doing so? Stop perpetuating myths about mental health on public platforms. A recent study from Johns Hopkins University found that U.S. Show More Summary
Lots of people have commented on the Senate’s failure to pass any of the four gun control measures it considered this week. And some of those commentaries pointed out that the measures were lame to begin with. As I understand it, one of the measures would have provided for federal background checks for gun purchases […]
When she became unable to endure a simple shopping trip without an anxiety attack her toddler became part of her escape team. The post My Mental Illness Is Not My Son’s Cross To Bear appeared first on The Good Men Project.
An illegal immigrant who is apparently mentally ill tried to grab a policeman's gun yesterday so that he could shoot Donald Trump. I gather that is was a fairly half-hearted effort, but still: "Illegal Immigrant Tries to Kill Trump"!...Show More Summary
A physiological theory of mental illness
It breaks my heart every time I see it. A morning scroll through my newsfeed only to find a GoFundMe posting for funeral services of someone I knew in high school. Sometimes it’s drugs, other times, suicide. Tragedies that possibly could’ve been avoidable. People just […]
Hundreds of people paid tribute on Sunday to 41-year-old British Labour Party MP Jo Cox, who was shot and stabbed to death last week by a man who suffered from mental illness and allegedly opposed to her support for Britain to stay in the European Union.
A slender young woman with brown hair stood on a Commerce street in early March, ignoring a driver’s pleas to move. She reached down and bent his front license plate, asked him for money and then yanked his windshield wiper off. She appeared agitated – from drugs, mental illness or both. As Los...
A gay City Councilman plans to introduce a bill that requires the city to do more to help LGBT New Yorkers with mental illness.