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  • Scott and Jaclyn Stapp
    911 call reveals Scott Stapp wants to assassinate President Obama
    Creed's former frontman Scott Stapp can't seem to catch a break, lately. The rockstar's mental illness and drug addiction has been well documented. Recently, his family has been worried he is a danger to himself- and now he is a threat...
  • Vanderbilt study exposes myths about mass shootings and mental illness
    Vanderbilt study exposes myths about mass shootings and mental illness
    Most of the perceptions that people have and that are promulgated by the media in the wake of mass shootings in the United States are patently false. Mentally ill people are much more likely to be the victims of a shooting. A family member is more...
  • Medications prescribed to treat first episode psychosis may not meet guidelines
    Medications prescribed to treat first episode psychosis may not meet guidelines
    Researchers are calling for more prescriber education after a study by the National Institute of Mental Health revealed that many prescriptions for patients with first episode psychosis do not comply with recommended guidelines. This study of...
  • Mentally ill disproportionately singled out for HIV testing
    Mentally ill more likely to be tested for HIV
    People with mental illness are being tested more often for HIV than people without mental illness, according to a new study.Researchers analyzed a nationally representative sample of almost 22,000 adults from 2007 that is an update of federal...
  • Scott Stapp
    Scott Stapp turns to fans to donate money to him; he is looking to raise 480K
    Scott Stapp made headlines last week for his video he posted to Facebook. In the video, the Creed frontman claims he is broke, homeless, and sober. According to CBS news on Monday, the rocker turned to crowd sourcing to fund both his third album...
  • Elaine Campione and the daughters she killed
    Woman drowns her toddlers, but there's much more to this story of depravity
    Elaine Campione of Toronto is not the firstmother to murderher own children, sadly enough. But the manner in which she killedher daughters, ages 3 and 19 months,bespeaks a level of madness that is beyond comprehension.Locked in a bitter custody...
  • Julian St. John died on November 23 after a long battle with mental illness.
    'Y&R' Kristoff St. John's son died; Mia St. John says he was set free from pain
    Mental illness can affect anyone. It doesn’t care if you are rich or poor. It doesn’t matter if you are talented artist, or your father is a famous actor. Fans watched as Robin Williams suffered in silence and decided to end his life...
  • Young girls meditating to relax
    Chronic stress is associated with mental disorders
    It's considered a very good idea to advise people to try to calm down to avoid mental distress. Ruhr-Universitaet-Bochum reported on Nov. 21, 2014 on the connection between mental disorders and permanent stress. Immune cells which are...
  • Cleveland police
    Cleveland police kill defenseless woman
    While the nation waits with bated breath for the verdict to come out of Ferguson for the police officer who gunned down Michael Brown, it’s important to remember that it isn’t the only case of a cop killing an unarmed person. Far from...
  • Amanda Bynes
    Amanda Bynes threatened to murder her parents
    Is Amanda Bynes a threat to others? If she is, then nobody is in greater danger than her parents. The troubled former child star was reportedly recorded making gruesome death threats against her mother and father, and Perez Hilton shared the...
  • “The Digestion Sessions”: Clearing the air about gluten
    “The Digestion Sessions”: Clearing the air about gluten
    Gluten sensitivity and gluten intolerance have been the epicenter of a medical debate for many years, but understanding how gluten affects the body is a discussion that hasn’t happened in a way that the average non-scientist can really...
  • Mental Health
    Paul's story: Left untreated, mental illness threatens lives, families, jobs
    Before moving to the Capital Region, I spent my early life in Yonkers with my large baby-boomer family of seven (parents plus five children). My oldest brother was Paul, and to a person, we all remember the cold December night in 1966 when the...
  • People with severe mental illness are turning to YouTube for peer support
    People with severe mental illness are turning to YouTube for peer support
    Mentally ill people are turning to social media sites such as YouTube to seek and receive naturally occurring peer support, says a new study by The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. The research was announced on October 17, 2014 and was...
  • Psychopathy
    Conduct Disorder among children
    If an individual experiences Conduct Disorder at an early age he is much more likely to develop Antisocial Personality Disorder (also referred to as psychopathy) as an adult. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) states...
  • depression
    Alternative remedies for Depression
    Depression is a very serious issue. There are literally millions of people who suffer from this mental illness. There are probably millions of people who suffer from depression that have not yet been diagnosed or put on medication.There are many...