by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 26, 2014
Funding cuts have turned Cook County's jail into the largest mental health provider in America.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 20, 2014
“I don’t have the words to describe how I feel. Astounded? Angry? They decided that money was bigger than our mental health," said one patient with manic depression.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 17, 2014
"We hear in the media, 'Well Sandy Hook was 14 months ago, isn't everything fine?' Well, no it's not."
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by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 11, 2014
Online harassment is even more harmful than traditional forms of bullying.
by Alex Leichenger Posted on February 27, 2014
The same Republican governors who called for mental health services instead of gun policy reform are blocking millions of people from getting this type of care.
by Carimah Townes Posted on February 26, 2014 Updated: February 26, 2014
Police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man who stole a cup of coffee will not be charged.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 26, 2014
The Kentucky senator appears to think guns are not a public health threat. Just about every national doctors' group disagrees with that assessment.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 25, 2014
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending simple steps to protect at-risk children from suicide.
by Josh Israel Posted on February 24, 2014 Updated: March 6, 2014
With suicide rates on the rise, here's one example of how our nation's mental health system is failing patients.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 24, 2014
Nevada doesn't have enough mental health funding to release people who shouldn't be serving time in prison.