ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — When Chastity Murry had her first psychotic break, she went into her bathroom and downed a whole bottle of pills, hoping to die. Her teenage daughter had to perform CPR to save her life.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A classical music organization started in Vermont for musicians with mental illnesses and the people who support them is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free performance in Boston on Sunday.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A donation of $34.2 million will establish a youth mental health center at Indiana University medical school in Evansville.
Evansville natives Bill and Mary Stone announced the donation Friday.
The first man Kyle Rittenhouse fatally shot on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was “irrational and crazy,” Rittenhouse’s attorney told jurors at his murder trial.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new Ohio law prohibiting the execution of people who had severe mental illness at the time of their crime has begun seeing its first implementations.
ELY, Nev. (AP) — A 67-year-old Nevada man with acknowledged bipolar disorder was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole for ambushing and killing a veteran highway patrol sergeant on a remote state highway in March 2020.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The big brother Suzette Chaumette remembers was witty and kind, an aspiring historian at the University of California, Berkeley whose promise was derailed by mental illness. Over the decades, he struggled with bipolar disorder, cycling in and out of hospitals and halfway homes and into homelessness.
DALLAS (AP) — A man who Dallas police fatally shot after he pointed what turned out to be a replica handgun toward officers was recently discharged from a treatment center for mental illness, his family said...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Victoria Mitchell wishes police would have had the full picture of her son’s struggles with mental illness and reacted differently before an officer shot and killed him last year in Ansonia, Connecticut...
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime “General Hospital” star Maurice Benard says sheltering in place can take its toll on your mental health...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Selena Gomez opened up about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder during a social media chat with Miley Cyrus...
NEW YORK (AP) — As the Showtime spy thriller “Homeland” comes to an end, Claire Danes hopes that her portrayal of a character with bipolar disorder helps destigmatize mental illness...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — University of Michigan says a $5.8 million donation aims to boost the precision of care for people with bipolar disorder...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Hathaway says playing a bipolar character in Amazon's new series "Modern Love" affected her emotionally long after she wrapped the role.
Hathaway plays Terry Cheney, a woman navigating romance with bipolar disorder, in an episode of the anthology.
Dear Mayo Clinic: What’s the difference between bipolar 1 disorder and bipolar 2 disorder? How are they diagnosed? Is the treatment different?
A: Bipolar disorder causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs and lows.
Demi Lovato raising mental health awareness
Demi Lovato won't stop "being honest".
The 24-year-old singer is known for speaking up about her past battles with substance abuse and eating disorders, as well her current battle with bipolar disorder, and although she admits she can sometimes be "nervous" when it comes to talking about her past, she knows it's important to be truthful.