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Mental Illness (INACTIVE)

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  • Marshall learns to cope under pressure

     Marshall learns to cope under pressure
    Achieving proper self-awareness in his everyday life is as important to Brandon Marshall as running a perfect out route on the football field. After catching two touchdown passes while wearing lime-green shoes to promote Mental Health Awareness Week...
  • The way we treat the mentally ill is a national scandal

    The way we treat the mentally ill is a national scandal
    WASHINGTON — In the liberal remake of "Casablanca," the police captain comes upon the scene of the shooting and orders his men to "round up the usual weapons." It's always the weapon and never the shooter. Twelve people are murdered in a rampage...
  • Rick Warren returns to pulpit after son's suicide

    Rick Warren returns to pulpit after son's suicide
    Megachurch pastor Rick Warren returned to the pulpit for the first time since his son's suicide in April with a sermon on how to deal with the difficulties of life. Titled "How to Get Through What You're Going Through," the sermon delivered on...
  • Accuser's allegations of rape touched a number of lives; now her credibility is in doubt

     Accuser's allegations of rape touched a number of lives; now her credibility is in doubt
    Janina Hapaniewski remembers the tears. Her brother, Edward Szymczak, had been accused of raping a woman in the office building where he worked as a janitor, a charge he assured her was untrue. And so on a spring evening in 1980, Szymczak wept as he...
  • Halloween theme of mental illness stirs protest

    Halloween theme of mental illness stirs protest
    Alert, alert, alert! Several mental patients have escaped the state hospital. They are rumored to be hiding in an abandoned barn. Local residents have been reported missing. Neighbors of the barn have heard strange noises near the barn and believe...
  • Review: In 'Cleaver's Destiny,' sincere idea trips on poor execution

     Review: In 'Cleaver's Destiny,' sincere idea trips on poor execution
    "Cleaver's Destiny" is an earnest but ultimately amateur production on all fronts that misses an opportunity to deal seriously with topics writer-director-star Karl Lentini obviously cares about. Veterans and homelessness, mental illness and PTSD,...
  • Did Miriam Carey Have To Die?

    Did Miriam Carey Have To Die?
    Did Miriam Carey have to die? Miriam Carey was the 34-year-old Stamford resident shot and killed after a car chase in Washington on Oct. 3. A lawyer for her family said Ms. Carey was an innocent victim, and says a police report released Friday proves...
  • “Call Me Crazy” continues Lifetime’s Five project; Laura Dern speaks

     
    Call Me Crazy: A Five Movie Saturday, April 20 Lifetime, 8pm ET A young woman alone in a library starts to hear voices, threatening whispers that have her clawing at air and screaming for them to stop — just please stop. It might sound like the...
  • It’s Official: Gambling is an Addiction

     
    When 34-year-old Yulissa Troncoso pled guilty earlier this month to leaving her five kids—aged 10 months to 12 years—alone in a car while she gambled at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, her defense attorney called her a “good mom”...
  • Psychiatry 'bible' gets two doses of criticism

    Psychiatry 'bible' gets two doses of criticism
    In his 1993 classic, "Listening to Prozac," Peter D. Kramer discusses how psychotropic drugs affect the art and science of psychiatric diagnosis. The successful use of lithium to treat manic depression, for example, helped substantiate the diagnosis and...
  • Veteran suicide: growing numbers, intensified outreach

    Veteran suicide: growing numbers, intensified outreach
    — Sleep was dangerous for me. I couldn't handle the nightmares. I thought I was psychotic. I diagnosed myself with anything other than PTSD. I came up with a plan to end the pain, end the nightmares and keep the people I loved from being hurt. I...
  • TV Creators Tackle Mental Health

    Although debates about gun control gained more traction in the wake of shootings at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December, the issue of mental illness also re-entered the public conversation. In primetime, mental illness has been in the mix of...