by Sy Mukherjee Posted on April 3, 2014
There are big gaps in state laws when it comes to barring people with serious mental illnesses who might become violent from owning guns.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 28, 2014
“The bridge is a sieve in the mental health world. Anyone can fall through during a momentary crisis.”
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 28, 2014 Updated: March 28, 2014
The House of Representatives adopted the biggest piece of mental health legislation since Sandy Hook while no one was looking.
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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."
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.