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Mental Illness and Violence

How Kermit the Frog's 'Whispering Campaign' Can Help End Mental Illness Stigma

Emily Grossman | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Grossman

Let's use Kermit's idea as motivation for a global change in the way people view those who struggle with mental illness. Kermit has a lot to teach about ending mental illness stigma once and for all.

Boston Bombing Suspect Reportedly Heard Voices In His Head

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old suspected Boston Marathon bomber, was haunted by voices and feared that someone was gaining control over his mind p...

Brought to You by the Mentally Ill

Melody Moezzi | Posted 08.12.2013 | Media
Melody Moezzi

As one of the roughly 60 million Americans living with a mental illness, I was happy to hear President Obama highlight the issue at last week's National Conference on Mental Health. But that's not what many of my colleagues in the media picked up on.

The Link Between Serious Mental Illness And Violence

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
DJ Jaffe

The link between untreated serious mental illness and violence is well-understood by most Americans who when surveyed say they do believe there is an association between mental illness and violence.

Study: Mental Illness Alone Is Not A Trigger For Violence

AP | By CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO -- A new large study challenges the idea that mental illness alone is a leading cause of violence. Researchers instead blame a combination of...