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Tag: mental illness

Mental health illness: a global tragedy by design

The world we are living in, with its constant noise, demands and pressures; the destructive ideologies, divisions and unjust systems, works against such inner quiet and mental well-being.

Air pollution linked to severe mental illness

The study showed that millions would be harmed by incremental increases in air pollution, and, conversely, reducing air pollution could therefore benefit millions of people.

Emergency doctor to Trump: You are wrong, mental illness is not...

President Trump went to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, where he was met by hundreds of protesters condemning his presence...

Dallas official urges NRA to take its convention elsewhere and address...

Dwaine Caraway is asking the NRA to find another place to host this year's annual convention, as well as urging members to take a stand on the issue.

The moral urgency of mental health

Western governments are neglecting an opportunity to reduce the great misery caused by mental illness, even though the net cost would be nil.

How funding to house mentally ill, homeless is a financial gain,...

It would not make economic sense to cut funding for a cost-effective intervention that provides a solution to homelessness.

Poor and Inadequate Police Training Plus Systemic Racism Produce Tragedy

We need adequate support for those who struggle with mental health issues and a reorientation away from the systemic racisms.

What If Mental Health First Aid Were as Widespread as CPR?...

One in every four Americans experiences mental illness, and lack of police understanding can lead to tragedy. Here’s what could happen if we were all trained to deal with depression and anxiety.

Signs of a Dying Society

While Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning and John Kiriakou are vilified for revealing vital information about spying and bombing and torture, a man who...

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