With Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) upon us lets take the opportunity to learn more about mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Here's a quick infographic showing the prevalence of mental illnesses in our society.
Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. What is the state children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?
Mental Health America of San Diego County is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illnesses through advocacy, education, research and service.
"Health is Mental" Mental Health Stats infographic by National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
The president is more "bad than mad," according to the man who wrote the book on personality disorders. In an age when the current White House occupant has inspired unprecedented levels of armchair psychiatry, Allen Frances remains one of the foremost authorities in the field. As the chair of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) IV Task Force, he helped draft the criteria defining narcissistic personality disorder and other mental illnesses.
This breathtaking Aspen Ideas interview describes points out the statistical realities of mental health public policies are overwhelming American institutions of law enforcement, public safety and public health. Chicago Sheriff Thomas Dart points out his jails are the second largest provider of mental health services in the nation. Jails and prisons now hold ten times more mentally ill patients than hospitals do 25 to 40% of the mentally ill will spend time in prisons and jails
The Common Core curriculum is destroying America's children. See these bizarre examples of nonsensical math exercises.Common Core math education intentionally designed to make America's children mentally ill
Another false diagnosis CIA psychiatrist Mary Newman & co-conspirators tried to give me when they realized psychosis NOS wouldn't stick.still waiting for that manic episode to happen, my friends too, been waiting since 2009 and nothing.