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...
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...
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...
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...
The stigma of raising a mentally ill child
What's the difference between raising a child with a physical illness and raising one with a mental illness? "Casseroles," say a group of mothers to Scott Pe...
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...
My story: Suicide and Mental Illness
I'm sorry for the terrible transitions in this video but it was extremely hard to continue with my story at times. Suicide and mental illness is an incredibl...
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...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0700
I could write a book on how frustrated I am with a broken healthcare system that does not adequately fund or treat mental illness. But none of that will change the fact that I couldn't sing Happy Birthday to Shaelee last week; Susie's willingness to ...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:35:15 -0700
But Whicker didn't take her life, and now she shares her story to try to help others who are suffering from mental illness. It's part of the In Our Own Voice program, sponsored by the National Alliance for Mental Illness. Michelle Macdonald, who ...
Quad City Times
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:21:49 -0700
“The family hopes this tragedy will spark conversation about mental illness and substance abuse and the compassionate measures and training … that must be in place to ensure the most vulnerable Americans are safe when they interact with the criminal ...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:22:30 -0700
If you have good friends, eventually you may feel the need to tell them that you suffer from a mental illness. If you're lucky, they will remain your friends. If you're not, they will slowly distance themselves from you. This distancing rarely happens ...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:57:58 -0700
A chemical imbalance in the brain or genetics gone haywire, mental illness is a drain on the very soul of the person afflicted and his/her caretaker. It's sad, very sad 24/7. If there is a cure, hopefully it arrives in the very near future to eliminate ...
Huffington Post (blog)
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:18:45 -0700
Advances in neuroscience and psychiatry have led to new therapeutic approaches that allow people with mental illness to live and work productively in their communities, at fractions of the cost of incarceration and homelessness. Failure to fund these ...
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:11:15 -0700
One day when I was in the fifth grade, my mother – a decorous Irish Catholic – drew clown lips around her mouth with lipstick, took off her clothes and wandered gibbering through the house. She smashed eggs on the kitchen floor, dumped flour and sugar ...
Renal and Urology News
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:03:17 -0700
The study, by Praful Ravi, MBBChir, of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, and colleagues, included 50,856 men aged 65 years or older with localized PCa diagnosed from 1992 to 2005 and without a mental illness diagnosis at baseline.
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