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End Police Brutality Towards Mentally Ill People - ForceChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental illness, bipolar, schizophrenia, overzealou police, police violence )

- 48 days ago -
Stop police violence against people with mental illnesses and obtain justice for Nick Davis killed by Portland, Oregon police. This 23-year-old man was shot and killed by police. He had schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but no history of violence.
Another Mass Shooting, Another Psychiatric Drug? Federal Investigation Long Overdue
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, drugs, healthcare, mental illness, over use of drugs, prevention, protection, research, science, study, treatment, warning )

- 139 days ago -
There is overwhelming evidence that psychiatric drugs cause violence. 22 International drug regulatory warnings cite violence, mania, hostility, aggression, psychosis and even homicidal ideation.
Untreated Mental Illness the Invisible Fallout of War and Poverty
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, mental illness, study, war, poverty, health, humans, illness, ethics, healthcare )

- 680 days ago -
Globally, close to 450 million people have mental health disorders, with more than 75 percent living in developing countries. Many are shut away or locked up. Few are ever treated, health experts say.
ACTION ALERT: Protect The Mentally Ill From Medicaid Cuts! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental illness, medicaid cuts, protection, health, communityhealthcare )

- 1070 days ago -
One in four Americans will be affected by mental illness, whether as patients themselves or though a close family member. The basis of mental illness lies in physiological imperfections in the brain.
More Children Hospitalized for Mental Illness
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, mental illness, treatment, medicine, study )

- 1114 days ago -
From 1996 to 2007, the rate of psychiatric hospital discharges rose by more than 80 percent for five to 13-year-olds and by 42 percent for older teens, the study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, said.
The 20 Greatest Memoirs of Mental Illness
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mental Illness, Memoirs, Health, Stigmas, Treatment )

- 1191 days ago -
Memoirs about mental illness are more or less a subgenre all on their own, and any author willing to put him- or herself out there in the interest of education deserves commendation.
Online Night-Owls 'Risk Mental Illness': Sleepless Nights Blamed for Rise in Teen Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: Online, mental illness, Sleepless nights, teen depression, internet, health, life )

- 1450 days ago -
Young people who become sleep deprived by using the internet into the small hours are much more likely to become mentally ill in later life, research shows.
Dealing With Depression - SELF-HELP AND COPING TIPS
Health & Wellness  (tags: depression, self help tips, mental health, diet for depression, top ten tips to fight depression, mental illness, mental abuse, recovery, will power, lifestyle change, happy, sad, down, depressed, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, death, diet, disease, e )

- 1475 days ago -
Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn't quick or easy, it's far from impossible. You can't beat it through sheer willpower, but ...
Top 10 Tips to Fight Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: depression, quixx, down, sad, blue mood, upset, risks, research, news, prevention, protection, interesting, illness, mental illness, mental health, healthcare, health, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, death, drugs, ethics, exercise, family, food, nutritio )

- 1475 days ago -
Looking for a blue-mood pick-me-up? Don't crawl back into bed with the sheets over your head. Check out our top 10 ways to beat the blues. Plus, could you be clinically depressed? Take our quiz to find out...
Fish Oil Supplements 'Beat Psychotic Mental Illness'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fish Oil Capsule, Mental illness, Medicine, Treatment )

- 1663 days ago -
Taking a daily fish oil capsule can stave off mental illness in those at highest risk, trial findings suggest.
Loophole Frees Mentally Ill Youth Offenders
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental illness, healthcare, law, children, treatment, safety )

- 1705 days ago -
Texas law aims to keep juveniles from being held without proper treatment
Spokane Murder Suspect Long Had Mental Illness
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental illness, risks, women, death, treatment, drugs )

- 1713 days ago -
Doctors could tell the 19-year-old man now charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend had problems from an early age. His brain didn't function properly. He suffered from mental illness and needed treatment for developmental disabilities, they said
Prison Is a Revolving Door for the Mentally Ill
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental illness, prisons )

- 2089 days ago -
Prisons often have been described as the largest mental hospitals in the country. A study confirms that perception and suggests that, without more appropriate treatment, many mentally ill inmates are the most likely criminals to be repeat offenders.
Grant Will Aid Inmates Who Are Mentally Ill
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental illness, prisons, grant, assistancetotheincarceratedmentallyill, aid, mental disorders )

- 2093 days ago -
Durham mental health professionals think nonviolent inmates who are mentally ill need treatment more than a stay in jail or prison. Thanks to a federal grant, they'll be able to help such inmates quicker.
Beware of New Syndrome: "SUDDEN DEATH AFTER ARREST"
Health & Wellness  (tags: Racism, mental health, mental illness, excitedDelirium, MaryNeal, LarryNeal, AssistancetotheIncarceratedMentallyIll, DogJustice, PoliceBrutality, PoliceState )

- 2179 days ago -
Apparently, medical examiners are being given something new to put on autopsy reports to replace "death by Taser." Hopefully, this new syndrome, called "Sudden Death After Arrest," is not something only affecting minority youths and mental patients . . .

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