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2014-01-14 23:26:36

New true crime book, A Voice out of Nowhere, reveals how marijuana use contributed to a gruesome mass murder committed by a young man who was mentally ill. Charlotte,

2014-01-13 20:21:47

Landmark Case May Set Precedent for Challenging "Assisted Suicide" Laws in Other States ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan.

2014-01-09 23:04:18

The Hidden Enemy, a comprehensive, years-in-the-making documentary has been released by the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR).

Smoking Drinking Drugs Mental Health
2014-01-02 08:29:04

New research has found that people diagnosed with a severe psychiatric illness are more likely to smoke tobacco, drink alcohol and use drugs than people without a severe mental condition.

2013-12-20 10:20:48

Suicide is a major public health issue; it takes the lives of more than a million people each year.

2013-12-16 10:08:31

One in five people believes that doctors should be allowed to help the elderly who are not seriously ill, but who are tired of living, to die, if that is their stated wish.

2013-12-05 13:33:08

A study that tracked more than 1,000 New Zealanders from birth to age 38 has found that those who attempted suicide before age 24 have been plagued by more health and psychiatric issues and had more economic difficulties later in life.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.