Mental Disorder

Tammy Jackson asked guards for help as she had contractions. But her lawyer said she got no medical care for hours.
"Our community is paying a heavy price" for that, said Ryan Petty, whose daughter died in the Florida school massacre.
A HuffPost investigation found that the Virginia jail had one of the highest death rates in the country.
The singer was hospitalized twice within a few weeks due to complications from her kidney transplant.
The “SNL” star left fans worried about his well-being after he chimed in on Kanye’s discussion about mental health.
The "Girls" creator seems incapable of being part of a collective movement without trying to be its face.
“My brain won’t shut down. It keeps running a marathon and I stay exhausted. Not sleepy… just tired to the bone.”
Doyin Richards is an author and father of two girls. He was diagnosed with clinical depression. It was only within the last few years that he has shared his struggle with mental illness, and when he did, he was surprised by the overwhelming support within his community.
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.