mental illness

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  The month of May has been dubbed Maternal Mental Health Month! Mental health is such an important issue within all communities, especially for women and moms across the globe! This month is a time to remember the many women who may be struggling with mental illness, all while juggling the task of taking care […]

A New York cop shot and killed a 66-year-old Black woman wielding a bat in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Police say they will investigate why the officer used lethal force instead of his Taser.

new report that took into account a two-year period of police-related fatalities revealed that half the individuals killed suffered from some form of disability.

The entire police department, which consists of 12,000 officers, will receive training centered on mental health awareness.

The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports.  The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]

Lakeisha Holloway "has been hit with a total of 71 charges, prosecutors said Wednesday, adding up to more than a millennium worth of jail time," the report says.

Romechia Simms, the Maryland mother who was found pushing her dead son on a swing for two days earlier this year, has been charged with…

Shannon Miles, the man authorities say shot and killed a Harris County, Texas deputy sheriff last week, faced prosecutors on Monday.

The man who carried an airsoft pellet gun and a hatchet into the Carmike Hickory 8 Cinema in Antioch, Tennessee was killed Wednesday.

According to the website KilledByPolice.net, more than 100 people died at the hands of law enforcement in the month of March. The figure, which comes…

A 32-year-old Long Island, New York bank clerk, who was confined to a mental ward for eight days after saying President Obama follows her on…

Creed’s lead singer Scott Stapp (pictured) is convinced he is a CIA agent who has been assigned the task of snuffing out President Barack Obama,…