Month: January 2016

Don't Mess with Moms Who've Suffered Postpartum Depression …

Don't Mess with Moms Who've Suffered Postpartum Depression #meditateonthis When you claim there's some sort of global conspiracy against a minority population, you probably should have some, you know, actual data to …

The U.K. Is in the Grip of a Mental Health Care Crisis | Care2 Causes

With news that the number of serious mental health-related emergencies in the U.K., including people attempting to or taking their own lives, has rocketed in the past few years, it's time to admit that government cuts teamed …

An Open Letter to the President About Mental Health Care

No one in this country, or world, should have barriers to getting excellent mental health care. I am one of the lucky ones, who finally found a brilliant psychiatrist, but I am writing on behalf on those who are still waiting… who are …

Homelessness fixes: Start with mental-health services | The Seattle …

Mental illness and drug addiction are huge factors contributing to our homeless crisis, and could have played a role in the recent tent encampment shooting [‚ÄúDeath in Seattle's Jungle: Two lives lost after long struggle with …

City of Chicago Announces Reforms to Address Crisis Interventions …

Persons with mental illnesses face enormous stigma. The City of Chicago's intention to train first responders, dispatchers and 911 operators, and police officers on mental health awareness will go a long way towards ensuring …