A Baltimore woman who lost her sister, Carolyn Anne Watts, to depression is looking to open up a discussion on mental illness through her sister’s art, WNEW’s Jenny Glick reports.
A radical Muslim killed a soldier outside Canada’s Parliament. A right-wing extremist opened fire on buildings in Texas’ capital and tried to burn down the Mexican Consulate. An Al-Qaida-inspired assailant hacked an off-duty soldier to death in London.
Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.
Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.
A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had mental illness before enlisting in the Army, and about 1-in-10 soldiers had thought about killing themselves prior to enlistment.
A Virginia state senator who was attacked by his son before he killed himself says the stigma attached to mental health issues leaves the mentally ill to “struggle in silence.”
Expert: People With Mental Illness ‘More Likely To Have Violence Done To Them Than To Inflict Harm On Others’
Experts weigh in on the various issues brought to the forefront of national discourse following mass shootings such as Monday’s attack of the Washington Navy Yard, including gun control, mental health care reform, and the leaps of logic made by an American people prone to reductive thought and easy, sometimes violent solutions.
Confirming a long-standing cliché about moody artists and others working in creative profession, a new study looks at those most likely to receive treatment for mental illness.