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Schizophrenia and a damaging blame game – The Guardian

Letters: Blaming parents for schizophrenia is a resurrection of the situation in the 1960s and 70s, when conspiracy theories to explain schizophrenia did enormous harm to already devastated parents.

Autism, Mental Illness, Euthanasia and the WaPo – BMJ Blogs

In the Netherlands, doctors may perform euthanasia — not only for terminal physical illness but also upon the “voluntary and well-considered” request of those suffering “unbearably” from incurable mental conditions.

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it | Richard …

Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas.

First Lady Chirlane McCray Seeks to Fill Cracks in Mental Illness Care

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray and Gary Belkin of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene discuss …

Organizers Forum: Mental Health and Disability Rights

Tuesday, February 16, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern; Call-in: 1 (712) 832-8310; Passcode: 125175#; RSVP online. On this call, we'll talk about how to address – in the media and in society – the growing and false assumption that …