mental illness

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National mental health charity: information, services & a strong voice for everyone affected by mental illness - challenging attitudes and changing lives.

That's a question that is fairly new to science. Researchers are now looking at the possible links.

For many years Liz Obert woke up, got dressed, went to work, and acted as if everything was fine. Once she returned home, however, she found herself ly ...

NAMI publishes reports on critical, emerging issues to help inform the public about the importance of effective mental health policy.

Providing Expert Treatment and Care for those Suffering from Mild to Severe Mental Illness and/or Addiction in Western Colorado

Max Silverman of Tarrytown, N.Y., is a junior with an interdisciplinary major that combines sociology, politics and education. The founder of the Bates chapt...

Research by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy shows the loaded words used to describe drug addiction, such as "clean" vs. "dirty," ...

An online gallery was created to provide a supportive community for photographers affected by mental illness.

In the 1980s, around the time of the massive deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill, I was working toward my degree in clinical psychology by train ...

Experts say Texas must increase funding for kids' mental health treatment to ensure integrated care that keeps them out of the juvenile justice system.

Caring for someone you love who is sick or disabled is never easy. When the illness affects your loved one’s state of mind, the demands placed on you can be especially difficult.

Rather than relying on symptoms, scientists are developing a “brain circuits first” approach to mental health. 

Tsoku Maela hopes that, by showing these photos, he can help address the stigma attached to mental illness within black communities.

[...] at least 83 percent of these individuals did not have access to needed mental health treatment prior to their incarceration. A number of years ago, Bexar County, San Antonio and surrounding communities realized that inordinate amounts of money were being wasted by jailing people experiencing serious mental health crises. Additionally, a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week crisis center was established to receive people in need of immediate assistance…