Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: mental illness

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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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

My wife, Joyce, and I recently traveled to Vienna for a week, where she had been invited to perform on Austrian state...