Mental Disorder

As a survivor of child abuse, Rob Scheer is in the unique position of understanding the trauma his children experienced.
The rapper recently pledged $1 million to mental health resources in Chicago.
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Posting a crisis number after a high-profile suicide isn't a solution. It's a Band-Aid.
Blessed are those whose belief in God and their trust in a therapist can coexist.
To be a black woman in the world is to hold, somewhere deep in the pit of your stomach, a sense of fear.
This mental health professional hopes to shed the stigma associated with mental illness by speaking about her experience.
Mental health workers are overstretched, and budgets are tight. But demand for care is soaring.
We have 10 times as many seriously mentally ill people in our jails and prisons as in our state hospitals.
The allegations center on a mental health facility in Texas that has had problems in the past.
Despite several attempts to have him return to psychiatric care, my father no longer accepted the existence of his disorder.
We’ve all heard hurtful or invalidating comments at some point in our lives.
“It’s not a disability, it’s a superpower.”
The endgame for psychedelic drugs isn't “microdosing Fridays.” It's treating major mental illness.
Parents can be part of the problem, too, researchers say.
Those judged to be criminally insane often receive better mental health treatment than practically anybody else — including people who have never committed a crime.
A robust new study out of Taiwan has found evidence that people who suffer from allergies are more likely to develop a psychiatric
Experts explain how campuses can be more accepting and accommodating.
I had known, when I entered psychiatry first as a nurse and later as a nurse practitioner, that I would treat suicidal and homicidal people.