Monthly Archives: February 2015

I Know What Causes Autism

I am happy to announce that I do know what caused Jack’s autism, and without further ado, I’d like to tell you. Wait for it. It’s kind of a big deal. Drum roll, please. Jack has autism because, as his … Continue reading

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Bipolar teen’s death in police station highlights rift between cops, mentally ill

While there is no official data on police shootings in the U.S., last year more than a dozen encounters between police and mentally ill civilians ended with the civilian being fatally shot—and those are just the deaths that made the … Continue reading

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Mental Health Problems Affect One In Four People In The UK Each Year, That’s Why It’s Time To Talk

Whether they suffer from anxiety, depression or bipolar disorder, people are taking to social media to share their stories to help normalise mental health issues and eradicate stigma. Almost two-thirds (64%) of people with experience of mental health issues said … Continue reading

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The very weak and complicated links between mental illness and gun violence

If you look at what is most predictive of gun violence more broadly, it’s things like substance use, alcohol use, interpersonal conflict, violence within social networks and family networks, and past histories of violence. These are all factors that force … Continue reading

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