mental health

Psychoanalyst Warns That We Have An ‘Incapable, Disordered, Sick’ POTUS (VIDEO)

Psychoanalyst Warns That We Have An ‘Incapable, Disordered, Sick’ POTUS (VIDEO)

Over the last two years–especially since his upset victory–Donald Trump has given us a lot of reasons to question his mental state. His tendency to tell blatant lies and troll in conspiracy theories has left even the most seasoned pundits and reporters shaking their heads. This past week offered yet more proof. We learned that […]

Trump’s Loony Tweets Fuel Push To Dump Him From Office (TWEETS)

Trump’s Loony Tweets Fuel Push To Dump Him From Office (TWEETS)

It was clear long before Donald Trump’s latest unhinged outbursts on Twitter–his slagging of Mika Brzezinski and his simulated bodyslamming of CNN–that he did not have the temperament to be president. However, these ugly outbursts may give legs to a push among House Democrats to have Trump declared mentally unfit for office, in accordance with […]

6 Cruel Ways The Senate Health Care Bill Is Designed To Hurt Women (VIDEO)

6 Cruel Ways The Senate Health Care Bill Is Designed To Hurt Women (VIDEO)

The Senate version of the healthcare bill, known as the American Health Care Act, is incredibly cruel. However, it is especially cruel to women. The following are just a few examples why: 1. It Slashes Medicaid Medicaid covers over 25 million women in the United States. As of June 2017, 31 states and Washington, D.C. […]

White Police Officers Shoot And Kill A Mentally Ill Black Person – Again

White Police Officers Shoot And Kill A Mentally Ill Black Person – Again

Here we go again. Once again, white police officers shot and killed another mentally ill Black individual–right in front of her two boys and a girl, ages 11, 4, and 1. Charleena Lyles, 30, a pregnant mother of three, called Seattle, Washington, police around 10 a.m. Sunday to report a burglary at her apartment in Brettler Family […]

Police Officers Desperately Need Training On How To Handle The Mentally Ill (VIDEO)

Police Officers Desperately Need Training On How To Handle The Mentally Ill (VIDEO)

Too many people have lost their lives because of mental health crises. Many police officers just don’t know how to handle these types of situations. Desmond Phillip was shot and killed by two Chicago police officers while he was having a mental health crisis. He had been diagnosed with epilepsy and post-traumatic stress disorder. The […]

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Well, everyone knows we are not fond of President Donald Trump here at Liberal America. However, we are also not fond of the Republican “Saint” and former late president Ronald Reagan. Well, here’s a comparison of just how bad they are. 1. Mental Health Ronald Reagan eliminated tens of thousands of beds in mental hospitals all […]

An Ethical Way To Diagnose Trump As Unfit For Office — FINALLY (VIDEO)

An Ethical Way To Diagnose Trump As Unfit For Office — FINALLY (VIDEO)

For most of us, there was a moment during the 2016 election that we’ll never forget. A moment when we understood, deep down inside that there was something deeply wrong with American politics. For some, it was when President Donald Trump described Mexicans as rapists. Perhaps it came later as we listened to the man who would […]

30K Mental Health Professionals Defy Ethics Rules On Trump Mental Health (VIDEO)

30K Mental Health Professionals Defy Ethics Rules On Trump Mental Health (VIDEO)

Since the days of the Republican primaries, professionals of all kinds have been pointing out the obvious mental instability of Donald J. Trump. In the weeks following his improbable election to the highest office in the country, more professionals have commented on his erratic behavior, his pathological lying and his lack of impulse control. Some […]

New Research Wrecks GOP Belief That Underlies Anti-Choice Laws (VIDEO)

New Research Wrecks GOP Belief That Underlies Anti-Choice Laws (VIDEO)

A new study shows that women who are denied an abortion face heavier consequences to their mental health than those who are able to go through with the procedure. This research flies in the face of an underlying belief of anti-choice laws that often requires pre-procedure psychological counseling — the idea that women will suffer severe, […]

The Moment CNN Realized That Trump’s Narcissistic Personality Disorder Is Here to Stay (VIDEO)

The Moment CNN Realized That Trump’s Narcissistic Personality Disorder Is Here to Stay (VIDEO)

What do you get for a man who has everything? President-elect Donald Trump has got money, fame, and the keys to the White House. He has a loving wife, a beautiful home, and at 70 years old still sort of has all his own hair. What do you get a man like that? How about […]

Therapists: Trumpism Is Bad For Americans’ Mental Health (VIDEO)

Therapists: Trumpism Is Bad For Americans’ Mental Health (VIDEO)

Thousands of mental health counselors worry that Trumpism is bad for Americans’ mental health. As author Gail Sheehy wrote in Politico, the issue isn’t so much the specific political positions that Trump takes. Or at least, it’s not only that. It’s the behavior of the Republican candidate for president and how it makes people feel. Provoking Anxiety Clients who are […]

Hillary Clinton Ignores Donald Trump And Gives Moving Speech About People With Disabilities (VIDEOS)

Hillary Clinton Ignores Donald Trump And Gives Moving Speech About People With Disabilities (VIDEOS)

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has been told to talk less about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Yesterday, she did just that and gave an amazing speech about people with disabilities. She was introduced by a friend, Anastasia Somoza, who also gave a beautiful speech at the Democratic National Convention. It contains a beautiful, classy […]

WATCH: Rep. Louie Gohmert Sticks Up For Hillary: ‘Don’t Make Fun Of’ Her ‘Special Needs’

WATCH: Rep. Louie Gohmert Sticks Up For Hillary: ‘Don’t Make Fun Of’ Her ‘Special Needs’

On Friday, United States Representative Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) continued pushing the bizarre Republican conspiracy theory that something is wrong with Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s health. He spoke at the Value Voters Summit for over two minutes about it, framing it as an appeal to the Christian beliefs of his audience to stop mocking her because […]

Open Letter To Donald Trump: Don’t Be An A**hole – Repealing The ACA Will KILL People (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Open Letter To Donald Trump: Don’t Be An A**hole – Repealing The ACA Will KILL People (VIDEO/TWEETS)

To Donald Trump and the GOP: Ever since President Barack Obama passed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, you guys have been wanting to repeal it. Yes, it may not be perfect, but it has helped millions of people get insurance. We really need socialized medicine, but you guys don’t like that. Your party […]

The Secret Doctor Crisis: Physician Risk for Suicide (VIDEO)

The Secret Doctor Crisis: Physician Risk for Suicide (VIDEO)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services projects that by 2020, we’ll be over 20,000 physicians short to meet the country’s primary care needs. It recommends we start to look to the potential of NPs and PAs in addition to MDs to address this growing shortage. This problem has a specific solution, one that […]

Hillary Clinton Releases A Brilliant Plan For Mental Health (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton Releases A Brilliant Plan For Mental Health (VIDEO)

I love her even more now. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has released a detailed plan to deal with mental health. I am so happy to see a candidate doing this. She said: “The next generation must grow up knowing that mental health is a key component of overall health and there is no shame, […]

Why Are We Not Asking The Presidential Candidates About Science? (VIDEOS)

Why Are We Not Asking The Presidential Candidates About Science? (VIDEOS)

There are many important questions we need to ask presidential candidates. We expect each candidate to come up with plans to deal with the important issues we are facing. We need to fix the economy. We need to reform healthcare. We need help with college costs and student loans. There is one area that we […]

This Is What A ROYAL Parent Would Do If An Heir To The Throne Faced Mental Illness (VIDEO)

This Is What A ROYAL Parent Would Do If An Heir To The Throne Faced Mental Illness (VIDEO)

The Duchess of Cambridge herself, Kate Middleton, has been outspoken about mental illness. She appeared on a new podcast to talk about mental health. She said: “No parent would fail to call the doctor if their child developed a fever, yet some children are tackling tough times without the support that can help them because […]

Trump IS Out Of Control But The Armchair Psychiatry Isn’t Helping (VIDEO)

Trump IS Out Of Control But The Armchair Psychiatry Isn’t Helping (VIDEO)

This is a bit of a touchy issue. We all know Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is not acting normally. He has been exhibiting erratic behavior and he just can’t stop lying. Many experts have said that he likely has some kind of mental disorder. Harvard psychologist, Howard Gardner, said that Trump is “remarkably narcissistic.” He said he […]

17 Greeting Cards You Can Send To Friends Suffering From Mental Illness (VIDEO)

17 Greeting Cards You Can Send To Friends Suffering From Mental Illness (VIDEO)

When I was first diagnosed with a mental illness, I was watching videos about stigma. One remark struck home: mental illnesses are not “casserole illnesses.” People don’t offer to help when you get diagnosed with schizophrenia. No one is going to show up on your doorstep with a casserole. People don’t offer to take you to the […]

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