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Maria Bamford Mines Mental Illness for Her Sitcom, 'Lady Dynamite'

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
She has been open about her mental illness - she has dealt with obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder and anxiety, and has spent time in psychiatric wards - but has managed to turn her struggles into fertile ground for humor.

Tim Rhys-Evans interview: 'Mental illness should never be suffered in silence - there is always hope'

The Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
He has made a frank documentary, airing on BBC One tonight, telling his story to help the one in four people in the UK who experience some kind of mental health problem. Given that suicide is the most common cause of death for men aged 20-49 in England ...
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7 initial ways you can be a better mental health ally and advocate

Mashable - ‎4 hours ago‎
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experience mental illness every year. Even if you don't live with mental illness, someone close to you likely does. "Mental health is a community issue," says mental health activist Dior Vargas. And that means we ...

9 things to remember so that your mental illness doesn't affect your love-life

Metro - ‎8 hours ago‎
Alongside the medication, the constant battle with your mind and the unpredictability of how you're going to feel day to day, suffering with a mental illness can be time consuming and incredibly daunting. With this comes added stigma and worry over how ...

San Francisco woman Jenni Chiu battled mental illness now slams 'irresponsible' Facebook meme

Daily Mail - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Jenni explained that May is Mental Health Awareness month, and she couldn't think of a 'worse way to raise awareness' that with that 'irresponsible image' that she saw posted on the Earth.

How mental illness complicates medically assisted dying

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Mental illness can affect how a person thinks. Depression fuels negative self-thoughts, self-blame, hopelessness and struggling with one's place in the world.

Why so many entrepreneurs struggle with mental illness

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
These issues with depression and other mental illnesses are often kept quiet by those suffering, and often it takes tragedy to reignite the conversation about founders and mental health. Between 2011 and 2015 several high-profile suicides in the start ...

Patients with HIV, mental illness require integrated approach to care

Healio - ‎9 hours ago‎
The comorbidity of HIV and a serious mental illness such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia presents multiple challenges for patients and clinicians.
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Seven Year Switch star Tallena reveals battle with mental illness after seeking relationship counselling with ...

Daily Mail - ‎15 hours ago‎
She and her husband Brad bared all during their tenure on the hit reality show Seven Year Switch. But Tallena was still able to reveal a hidden side to herself on Tuesday when she announced that she suffers from anxiety.
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Chicago hospital to expand crisis unit for mental illness

The Southern - ‎2 hours ago‎
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's Holy Cross Hospital plans to open a 32-bed crisis unit in February where police can take people experiencing psychiatric or substance-use problems. Sinai Health System announced plans for a $4 million unit next to the South ...
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Somali Muslim with a history of mental illness 'cut the throat of a Tube passenger after telling his doctor he was ...

The Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
A SOMALI Muslim with a history of mental illness cut the throat of an innocent tube passenger after telling his doctor that he was being followed by MI5 and MI6, a court heard today.

Ice Breaker Run for Mental Illness

Your Delta News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Six people are trying to break the ice on a subject many fear to discuss but one out of five Americans are diagnosed with every year and that's mental illness. These runners are taking steps towards mental health. May is mental health awareness month ...
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Mental Health Disorder is The Most Expensive Illness in America, Study Confirms [VIDEO]

University Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
This fact concludes that mental health is a serious illness far above heart-related diseases that cost an estimated $147 billion.

F. Virtue Tackles Mental Illness And Addiction With The Somber "Protective Spells"

Papermag - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The Steel Tipped Dove-produced track is about the painful experience of watching someone you love go down a destructive path, specifically when it involves mental disorders and drug addiction. "Because in the end, all we can do is always be there and ...

Suicides prompt Portland student to confront stigma about mental illness

The Forecaster - ‎7 hours ago‎
PORTLAND - Julia Hansen decided to do something to bring awareness to mental illness after she lost two of her closest friends to suicide within six months.

'We're all burning out here': Timely mental health services needed, advocates say

Regina Leader-Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
Dave Nelson, left, associate executive director of the Saskatchewan division of the Canadian Mental Health Association, and Anita Hopfauf, executive director of the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan, talk about the upcoming provincial budget in ...

Shut-down KC mental illness alliance remembered as fighter for families

Kansas City Star - ‎18 hours ago‎
They're going to tell their stories of mental illness, the old fear and pain and unfair feelings of shame be damned. One reason is that they can't offer a proper requiem for NAMI-KC - the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas City ...

Sheriff proposes plan to help people with mental illness

WPBF West Palm Beach - ‎20 hours ago‎
WE HAVE CALLS ALMOST DAILY PEOPLE SAYING PLEASE DO IS MENTALLY ILL. ANGELA: MARTIN COUNTY SHERIFF WILLIAMS SNYDER SAYS ABOUT 20% OF THE INMATES INSIDE HIS MAIN JAIL SUFFER FROM MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESSES.

Dhobi Ghar: An automated laundry service run by patients with mental illness in Kolkata

The Indian Express - ‎May 30, 2016‎
automated laundry service, mental illness, dhobi ghar, Calcutta Pavlov Hospital People suffering from mental illness in Kolkata run an automated laundry system. (Representational picture; Source: Thinkstock Images). An automated laundry service ...

College Students and Mental Illness: Strategies for Optimal Results

Psychiatric Times - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The number of college students who are struggling with mental health issues continues to rise. On the front lines are the university and college counseling and health centers that are facing amplified demands for psychiatric treatment.
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