Just like the memorials after a shooting, some myths are bound to appear.
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Mentally ill, white supremacist video game-playing men are pushing rates of mass homicide ever higher in the US? The real data is more nuanced than common misperceptions suggest.
South Africa’s Justice Dikgang Moseneke presided over hearings into the deaths of 144 mentally ill patients who were moved to unregistered NGOs.
Arbitration hearings into the deaths of mentally ill patients has brought to light shocking cruelty and neglect on the part of South African officials.
Rachel Tunstill, 26, killed Mia Kelly soon after giving birth to her in the bathroom of her flat in Burnley, Lancashire, in January 2017.
The killing of a newborn baby by its mother is the most shocking of crimes - but more needs to be done to understand the mental condition of the women that do it.
The search for answers can lead to despair.
Schizophrenia and the search for meaning in a puzzling world.
Libraries are for everyone.
It is no surprise that libraries are coping with a large number of patrons who are homeless or have mental illnesses. Public libraries are, after all, designed to be welcoming spaces for all.
By suggesting that everyone who has a mental illness could possibly be violent, the articles isolate, highlight and stigmatise them.
Just when we thought we were heading for a more tolerant and accepting attitude toward people afflicted by mental illness, a feature and a news article in Saturday’s The Australian quoting leaders in the…