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By Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
The attack on the seventh night of Hanukkah occurred amid a series of violent attacks targeting Jews in the region that have led to increased security, particularly around religious gatherings.
By Ryan Tarinelli, Jim Mustian, Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
In the days following shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio this month, the president spoke about background checks as a way of preventing more violence. But he quickly turned his attention toward mental illness and now, mental hospitals…
By Courtney Vinopal
New York artist Miguel Colon suffered for years before finally receiving a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type, during a hospitalization. In the psychiatric ward, he did a lot of drawing, working on a graphic novel and realizing the “life-affirming”…
By Steve Goldbloom
Jerri Clark’s son Calvin was in college when his erratic behavior began, eventually leading to a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. His run-ins with law enforcement convinced Clark that medical and legal systems have very little tolerance for individuals with serious…
By Patrick Terpstra
North Carolina physician Mitchell Hardison took his life and he isn’t alone. Studies show physicians have higher suicide rates than the general population. Hardison’s family says he felt discouraged by the medical community to seek mental health care. It’s raising…
By Layla Quran
Naureen Ahmed’s experience with her mother led her to create SEEMA to give people struggling with mental illness and their family members an avenue for support.
Jean Guerrero’s "Crux" is the odyssey of a daughter in search of herself as she comes to terms with her own mentally ill father. Amna Nawaz talks with the author, who is also a journalist for KPBS, about how she…
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
Each year, an estimated 2 million people suffering from mental illness are booked into county jails. In Kansas City, Missouri, like other places around the country, officials are looking for a better way to get those people the help they…
By PBS NewsHour
Family members and caregivers are often the ones on the front lines of mental illness: helping loved ones cope with a diagnosis, taking them to appointments and managing medications. Mark Lukach says his wife’s bipolar disorder consumed his life, until…
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