The relentless pressure to be the best may be driving some elite female student-athletes to commit suicide. Here’s what needs to change.
Mental Health Awareness Month offers an opportunity to reflect on which mental health conditions have been normalized—and which still haven’t.
Kendra’s Law fundamentally enhanced our mental health care system, but its strict criteria often make it difficult for individuals to access and continue receiving treatment.
A spate of recent high-profile suicides highlights the risk faced by young adults and illustrates the importance of family members taking appropriate preventive action.
While it’s natural to marvel at the drama of #FreeBritney, families who have loved ones with mental illness are better served by hearing the realistic lessons of her case.
The frenzy of negative media coverage surrounding Ms. Spears’ case is having a chilling effect on families who need conservatorships and trustworthy professional conservators.
Combatting bias against mental illness requires that we fight for the rights afforded under parity laws, which trailblazers worked tirelessly to get on the books.
Cities like San Francisco are seeking new ways to better protect those with serious mental illness, individuals who too often experience harm during encounters with police.
Comments made during last week’s New York City mayoral debate stigmatized mental illness and perpetuated the stereotype that those with mental illness are dangerous.
Individual cities are making strides in reimagining encounters between police and those with mental illness, but real progress requires a multifaceted solution.