NAMI Peer-to-Peer program for mental health open for registration

...10-session education course for adults living with mental illness who are looking to understand their condition and...peers who relate to individuals' experiences with mental illness. Participants will be taught to better understand...
Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...situations "where a delivered infant will suffer an inevitable and at times painful death," or women dealing with mental illness or addiction, he wrote.Medicaid funds a wide range of services but abortions for poor women would be subject to...
The second strangest story ever told

...Ben and I agreed. We started listing rational explanations for the legend and came up with several possibilities. Mental illness and the power of suggestion; chemicals leaching into drinking water; gases emitted from the earth that caused insanity...
Girls to stay in adult court in classmate stabbing case

...brains aren't fully developed, they suffer from mental illness and they won't get the treatment they need in the...acknowledged what he called the girls' delusions and mental illness, but said if he moved them into the juvenile system...
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Their stories, their statues

...toward the causes and effects of mental illness," Davies said. "We need a...model volunteer, a sufferer of mental illness, looked at Davies and asked, "What do you even know about mental illness?""I said to myself, 'OK...
Jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances in Holmes trial

...former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die.The...The defense had argued that mental illness reduced his "moral culpability...sister had been hospitalized with mental illness."He was not a violent person...
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Anchorage artist plans suicide awareness sculptures

...experienced what she described as "a spectrum of mental illness," a web of disorders including overwhelming depression...conditions, trauma, persistent grief, chronic illness, mental illness."Their frozen procession into the water is meant...
'The conversation we're stuck with'

...moment growing out of horror.Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile...setbacks to their efforts to destigmatize mental illness."Most people who suffer from mental illness are not violent, and most violent acts...
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Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

...victim's race or religion as opposed to other factors frequently invoked by defense attorneys, such as drug addiction or mental illness.Last year, a federal appeals court in Ohio overturned hate-crime convictions against Amish men and women accused...
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Comic Schumer, Sen. Schumer call for better gun control

...of information to the federal database used to block sales to people with criminal records or a history of serious mental illness.Movie theater gunman John Russell Houser shot 11 people during a screening of the film last month in Lafayette...
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