mental illness

Majority of Americans with mental illness don’t get proper treatment and here are the worst states for care

In a fun (nope) effort to see which states are truly the worst in terms of access, Mental Health America has now released its State of Mental Health Report, and…

Lane Moore | October 20, 2016 - 1:07 pm

10 women talk about what living with PTSD is really like

If you actually listen to people speak out about how this all too real mental illness affects people and how harrowing it actually is to survive that kind of trauma

Lane Moore | October 14, 2016 - 1:01 pm

The UCLA Gunman Left A “Kill List” At Home Before Opening Fire On The Campus

Police have identified the UCLA gunman responsible for opening fire in the campus’ engineering building who then took his own life Wednesday night.

Marissa Miller | June 2, 2016 - 7:05 pm

Missy Elliott’s Anxiety Disorder & Why It Matters When Celebrities Come Forward

Clearly, Elliott hasn’t allowed her anxiety — or anything else — to define her.

Katie Klabusich | November 24, 2015 - 9:00 am

Depression And The Privilege Of Just Staying Home

Sarah Silverman recently (exceedingly accurately) described depression as feeling “like I’m desperately homesick, but I’m home.”

Hanna Brooks Olsen | November 9, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Lafayette Shooter’s Mental Health Didn’t Stop Him From Buying A Gun

Despite glaring proof that John Russell Houser was indeed mentally ill, it was still a breeze for him to purchase a firearm in the United States. Houser opened fire in…

Katrin Higher | July 26, 2015 - 11:30 am

You Can Now Study Selfie Theory At USC

Associate Professor Mark Marino says that the course is about how people construct “an image of their identity  their gender, their ethnicity, their sexuality, their socioeconomic status” through selfies.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 12, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Anthony Hill, Another Unarmed Black Man, Shot Dead By Police Near Atlanta

How many more?

Yesterday, a white, as-yet-unnamed police officer shot and killed 27-year-old Anthony Hill, a Black man who was seen naked and behaving erratically at his apartment…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

CBS Really, Really Wants You To Know That Supergirl Will Have Feminist Themes

CBS is insisting that the new Supergirl show will have feminist themes. [Daily Dot]
Is it hypocritical for Hollywood to support “Je Suis Charlie” when they exercise censorship…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 13, 2015 - 6:30 pm

So Someone You Love Is Suicidal

“‘Man goes to doctor. Says he’s depressed. Says life is harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world. Doctor says, “Treatment is simple. The great clown…

Kitty Stryker | September 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

Robin Williams Struggled With Depression, Addiction

Robin Williams had checked into the Hazeldon Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota in June to help with a “deep, dark depression” and his ongoing struggles with alcohol addiction. Williams…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2014 - 10:30 am

Demi Moore’s Daughter Tallulah Willis Opens Up About Body Dysmorphia

Twenty-year-old Tallulah Willis, youngest daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, gets really candid in a new video for the personal style site Stylelikeu, opening up about her eating disorder,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2014 - 11:30 am
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