mental illness

Should We Kill The Mentally Ill? Two European Nations Say Yes

Should We Kill The Mentally Ill? Two European Nations Say Yes

The practice was once prohibited, but it is back. Belgium and the Netherlands are euthanizing people with mental and cognitive disorders. In 2002, Belgium legalized euthanasia for people suffering from unbearable and non-treatable medical conditions. This includes terminal or non-terminal conditions, including psychiatric ones. Between 2014 and 2015, 124 out of the 3,950 euthanasia cases […]

Top 9 Famous People Who Suffered From Mental Illnesses (VIDEO)

Top 9 Famous People Who Suffered From Mental Illnesses (VIDEO)

Over 1 in 5 people suffer from mental illnesses. Here are some famous people who suffered from various mental illnesses: 1. Ludwig Van Beethoven He suffered from bipolar disorder. His manic episodes fueled his creativity. He was a child prodigy, which his father tried to exploit. The only drugs that could provide him some relief […]

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 […]

Conway Plays The Blame Game In Attempt To Bait Liberals Into Violent Rhetoric (VIDEO)

Conway Plays The Blame Game In Attempt To Bait Liberals Into Violent Rhetoric (VIDEO)

The Queen of Alternative Facts and advisor to President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, recently took some time off from babysitting our president to criticize the media. She didn’t mince words while acknowledging how much Twitter hates her, either. MSM In the aftermath of the tragic Alexandria shooting, both sides of the political spectrum took to Twitter. Supporters […]

The Repeal Of Obama’s Gun Law Shows Just How Hypocritical The GOP Really Is (VIDEO)

The Repeal Of Obama’s Gun Law Shows Just How Hypocritical The GOP Really Is (VIDEO)

Apparently, the Republican Party wants the mentally ill to have the right to purchase firearms. While having a clinical mental illness is not always debilitating, at this point in the game, it isn’t the point. This is the point. The man doing his ups and downs behind President Trump’s address to Congress has always been a […]

‘Trump A Danger To The Republic’: New Law Would Mandate Psychiatrist In White House (VIDEO)

‘Trump A Danger To The Republic’: New Law Would Mandate Psychiatrist In White House (VIDEO)

File this one under “too little, too late,” but at least his heart is the right place. Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu of California has been so troubled by the behavior of the new President of the United States that he wants to send a psychiatrist to the White House. The Congressman will be filing legislation […]

WATCH A GOP Senator Try To Explain Why He Supports Letting The Mentally Ill Buy Guns

WATCH A GOP Senator Try To Explain Why He Supports Letting The Mentally Ill Buy Guns

Republicans love guns. They also love pretending they’re tough on crime by voting for every pro-gun bill the NRA floats their way. And most of all, they absolutely love that sweet sweet money for their campaigns that gun nuts are so eager to fork over for any member of Congress who’s willing to kiss the […]

Apparently The GOP Wants The Mentally Ill To Have More Access To Guns (VIDEO)

Apparently The GOP Wants The Mentally Ill To Have More Access To Guns (VIDEO)

Our president, Donald Trump, and his GOP minions seem to be dead-set on undoing everything former President Barack Obama did. The House has overturned a regulation prohibiting people with serious mental illnesses from buying guns.   During many shootings, the Republicans will blame it on mental illness instead of our lack of gun control. They […]

Carrie Fisher Had A Bold, Groundbreaking Stance On Mental Illness (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Carrie Fisher Had A Bold, Groundbreaking Stance On Mental Illness (TWEETS/VIDEO)

We lost another entertainment icon today. Actress, author, and advocate Carrie Fisher passed away at age 60. She is best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie franchise. Fisher also dealt with bipolar disorder and addiction. She was a badass, outspoken advocate for those of us who struggle with mental illnesses. She once said: […]

RWNJ Extraordinaire Steve Bannon Has Insanely Ignorant ‘Cure’ For Mental Health Issues (VIDEO)

RWNJ Extraordinaire Steve Bannon Has Insanely Ignorant ‘Cure’ For Mental Health Issues (VIDEO)

Just last week, we elected Donald Trump to be our next president. As if this wasn’t horrifying enough, he has selected Steve Bannon, the RWNJ executive chairman of the alt-right website Breitbart News Network, to be his Chief Strategist. Breitbart has become a voice for right-wing extremists, otherwise known as the “alt-right.” This is the same […]

Obama Speaks Facts At A Rally: Donald Trump Mistreats Americans

Obama Speaks Facts At A Rally: Donald Trump Mistreats Americans

Possibly the last president who may have some remnants of decency, President Obama tore into Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a rally for Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, who is currently running to take a seat in the United States Senate. During a segment of his speech, President Obama announced his disdain for Trump’s hateful and […]

DISGUSTING: Mentally Ill Man Calls Police For Help – So They Killed Him (VIDEO)

DISGUSTING: Mentally Ill Man Calls Police For Help – So They Killed Him (VIDEO)

A bipolar man lost his life on Friday. Shainie Lindsay woke up to her husband calling the police to help. Her partner and father of her four children, whose name was omitted, is bipolar. He had had run-ins with police before, but never violent ones. When the police arrived, the man was holding a knife and […]

Exposing The Horrible Way Law Enforcement Treats People With Mental Illnesses (TWEET/VIDEOS)

Exposing The Horrible Way Law Enforcement Treats People With Mental Illnesses (TWEET/VIDEOS)

A mentally ill man in Milwaukee was left to die in solitary confinement after being arrested, the Freethought Project reported. He was crying out for water, and no one came to help him. Terril Thomas, 38, was sent to jail after a shooting incident. He is bipolar and was experiencing a mental breakdown. His family […]

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 […]

Experts Agree That Donald Trump Has Personality Disorder (VIDEO)

Experts Agree That Donald Trump Has Personality Disorder (VIDEO)

Donald Trump has been the topic of a lot of amateur psychology in recent months. A lot of people have used the term narcissist freely. John Oliver has labelled him a “damaged, sociopathic narcissist.” Both conservative and liberal columnists have written that Trump is showing signs of mental illness. Trump Shows Signs Of Mental Illness By Inventing Imaginary Sanders […]

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 […]

Tips On How Kids And Young Adults Can Talk To Their Parents About Mental Health

Tips On How Kids And Young Adults Can Talk To Their Parents About Mental Health

For those of us who deal with mental health issues, it can be difficult to talk about our experiences. The stigma can be horrible. Many people treat mental illness as some kind of character flaw. Those affected sometimes even find ways to make the disease be their own fault. Some of these diseases first show up in adolescence. […]

Top 15 Successful Celebrities Who Experienced Mental Health Issues

Top 15 Successful Celebrities Who Experienced Mental Health Issues

At least 1 in 4 Americans suffers from mental health issues during their lifetimes. It is not always related to a diagnosis. Many people have issues that are temporary. I have put together a list of the Top 15 Successful People that live (or lived) with mental illnesses. When I was diagnosed I felt so alone, […]

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