The Way We Talk About Mental Illness Needs To Change
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," ...
10 Staggering Stats That Prove Mental Illness Affects Everyone
Mental health conditions aren't just a personal problem.
10 Symptoms of Mental Illness in the Elderly
Symptoms of mental illness in elderly. How do you know if your loved one is experiencing mental illness or normal signs of aging?
Why Do We Fear Mental Illness?
Mental illness becomes other the less we talk about
What's it like living with mental illness? Ask Wil Wheaton.
Wil Wheaton is the latest in a line of people to tell his story of what it's like living with mental illness for Project UROK.
These Photos Nail What It Feels Like To Have An Anxiety Disorder
It can be difficult to verbalize what it's like to experience mental illness, so photographer Katie Crawford decided to show people instead of tell them....
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...
Think You Know What Mental Illness Looks Like? Think Again
This powerful Facebook post shuts down the idea of "faking" mental illness.
How Rappers Are Destigmatizing Mental Illness
Rap has taken major strides simply by talking about it
27 Ways to Be an Ally for Someone Who Has a Mental Illness
How to Approach Mental Illness in Seniors
When dealing with with mental illness in seniors, discussing care can be tough. Read our strategies for easing the conversation.
Commentary: Mental illness must be decriminalized
[...] 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…
11 Things Those Who Love A Person With Mental Illness Should Know
The Secret Dual Lives of People Living With Mental Illness
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 ...
How Child Abuse Primes the Brain for Future Mental Illness
A brain scan study pinpoints the changes associated with child abuse that may raise people's risk of depression, PTSD and addictions later in life.
How Thresholds is bringing new life to those with mental illness
Richard King drove a petroleum tanker truck before he attempted to end his own life — leaving him in the care of a nursing home for the past two years.
How Yayoi Kusama, the ‘Infinity Mirrors’ visionary, channels mental illness into art
The 87-year-old internationally renowned artist is about to have two major retrospectives of her work.
23 Spot On Descriptions of What It's Like to Live With a Mental Illness
Mental Illness: How the Media Contributes To Its Stigma
All too often, media portrayals of the mentally ill reflect our culture’s fear and ignorance about mental illness. Seeing so many stereotyped fictional characters with mental illness can impact how we see real people with mental illnesses. To help separate fact from fiction, here are some media-perpetuated myths so you don’t project them onto people with mental illness.