Elyn Saks: A tale of mental illness -- from the inside
http://www.ted.com "Is it okay if I totally trash your office?" It's a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn't a joke. A legal scholar, in 20...
Children of Darkness
Children of Darkness is an Oscar nominated 1983 documentary film produced and written by Richard Kotuk and Ara Chekmayan. It explored the topic of juvenile p...
Linda: A Documentary on Mental Illness Part 1
www.toddjdanforth.com @todddanforth on twitter! Part 1 A short documentary on Linda, my aunt, who suffers from severe anxiety and depression. This is my firs...
How to Tell if Someone is Faking Mental Illness | Malingering / Factitious Disorder
Faking or exaggerating mental illness is very serious and an actual disorder. Typically, an underlying personality disorder is at play. Usually the Cluster B...
Understanding Mental Illness, Episode 1: What is Mental Illness?
This is the first in a series of programs produced to encourage a better understanding of mental illness. Often using schizophrenia as an example, this progr...
Jordana Steinberg: Living With Mental Illness
At age 20, the daughter of state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Jordana Steinberg, shares details of her long battle against a severe childhood mood disorder and the personal toll...
Bellevue Inside Out
Get unprecedented full access to New York City's Bellevue Hospital, the country's most renowned psychiatric emergency center that treats as many as 7000 indi...
Mental Illness: What You See / What You Don't See
PLEASE READ BELOW: 1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetimes. The other 4 will have a friend, family member or collea...
Ruby Wax: What's so funny about mental illness?
Diseases of the body garner sympathy, says comedian Ruby Wax -- except those of the brain. Why is that? With dazzling energy and humor, Wax, diagnosed a deca...
Thomas Insel: Toward a new understanding of mental illness
Today, thanks to better early detection, there are 63% fewer deaths from heart disease than there were just a few decades ago. Thomas Insel, Director of the ...
New York Post
New York Post
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:33:45 -0700
As the lead singer of alt-rockers Counting Crows, Adam Duritz has sold millions of albums over the last two decades, been nominated for a Grammy and had high-profile romances with the likes of Jennifer Aniston and Winona Ryder. Trouble is, Duritz, has ...
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:41:15 -0700
Subsequently, we had two more of our 10 children come down with mental illness. Today, more than 46 years later, we still struggle with the illness, but the medical profession has developed many excellent medications that have provided a decent life ...
Sierra Vista Herald
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 -0700
SIERRA VISTA — The local chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, is offering a free course for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness. “NAMI Basics is a new educational program designed around ...
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:22:30 -0700
Surrounded by Madness is the story of Rachel Pruchno, PhD, whose day job is as Director of Research for the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging at Rowan University, but who in the rest of her life struggled with the mental illness of both her ...
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:00:08 -0700
A recent and impressive gathering of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Dane County discussed concerns and ideas about safety and poor conditions at the Dane County Jail. The current structure and staffing of the jail do not allow for humane much ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:11:39 -0700
SYDNEY — A few weeks ago, a burly, bearded 33-year-old Australian, Khaled Sharrouf, posted a photo on Twitter of a boy, age about 7, holding a severed human head in a Syrian town controlled by the Islamic State extremist group. “That's my boy!” a ...
Gay Star News
Gay Star News
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:09:10 -0700
40% of Chinese university textbooks still teach that homosexuality is a mental illness even though it was removed from China's official list of mental disorders in 2001, according to a recent report. The Gay and Lesbian Campus Association in China ...
Lawrence Journal World
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:07:52 -0700
Over the past three years, Kulp lived off and on at an unofficial group home on Indiana Street, where Blevins sublets rooms to people with mental illness. Blevins arranged for Kulp to receive monthly shots of a prescription for her schizophrenia and ...
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