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Editor-At-Large: As I See It
Mental Health Comic Strips
Sex and Relationships
Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
Mental Illness is Not a Predictor of Violence
Mentally Ill in Jails
: Making discharged prisoners immediately eligible for Medicaid would be cheaper, more effective and...
Mother of Suicide Victim Speaks Out
: Five days after his suicide, Mrs. Harrington was notified that her son's Medicaid application had...
My girlfriend is a fan of violent police/crime television series and she jokes sometimes about being mentally ill and being able to commit a violent act and not be punished for it. She says since she's diagnosed with a mental illness she'd only go to a hospital. These statements are becoming more frequent. What, if anything, can I do to stop her from thinking this way? Should I tell someone? If so, who?
: You have probably heard the expression 'a danger to self or others' ... both types of behavior have...
National Council on Disability Recommends New Rights Protections
: People with psychiatric disabilities have been beaten, shocked, isolated, incarcerated, restricted,...
Rise in Crime of Mentally Ill Matches that of Society
School Violence Demands Look at Children's Mental Health
Teaching the Professionals
: When I was treated as an inpatient by psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers and staff,...
The Andrew Goldstein Verdict
The Madman on the Car Hood
: I didn't have to be paranoid to know that bat was designed as a protective and aggressive...
Violence and the Mentally Ill
Violence Stereotype Hurts People with Mental Health Needs
: Ms. Hollis hopes that people reading her poems will understand that they are not alone.
"Dangerous to Self..."
A Ballad of Nothing
: Study the loneliness on her face. Study her pain. Let's all not follow a philosophy from a singer...
A Bellevue Perspective
A Haze Lifts to Reveal a New Day
: I stopped apologizing for my inability to forgive those who had abused me. I began to talk and to...
A Mother's View
: Most of the time, talking about him brings visible pain. She still can't understand what happened...
An Atypical Story in Cuba
: Psychiatrists in Cuba go to the home and walk through life with the patients. He is a side-by-side...
Editor-at-Large: As I See It
: The police have always had special duty units ... why not an Emergency Service Unit for people in...
First Break: A Cycle Going Nowhere
: The good news is that if you face down the dragon your life can resume its course ... Since...
I was asked to join a research study that is testing a new medication for my condition. I'm not happy with the medication I'm on now, but the idea of research makes me very nervous. What should I do?
: I was asked to join a research study ... but the idea of research makes me very nervous. What...
I was recently put on Zyprexa and Cogentin and I'm having difficulty focusing my eyes. One thing I fear most in my life is losing my vision. Tell me, can these medicines cause blindness?
: I was recently put on Zyprexa and Cogentin and I'm having difficulty focusing my eyes ... can these...
Intervening with Potentially Violent People
Jails Seeking Ways to Handle Mentally Ill
: Jails have become by default the new psychiatric hospitals ... For example, the Los Angeles County...
Mental Health Violence Study
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