A new study shows that exposure to police violence is linked with negative mental-health outcomes.
Everytown for Gun Safety is playing into the NRA's hands with its Minnesota campaign.
New research finds they are more likely than their black counterparts to be portrayed as victims of mental illness.
Researchers find that those who have a mental illness are more likely to be the victim of a violent crime.
A new policy brief uses psychotropic medications as a proxy for mental illness, and finds that, despite criminal justice reforms in the state, the population of mentally ill inmates in jails is growing.
New research is working toward creating simple physical tests that could shed light on diseases like anxiety and depression.
A round-up of some of our best stories highlighting the need for reform in mental-heath policy.
Netflix's To the Bone doesn't convey the solitude and paranoia of life with an eating disorder—but it's certainly not the first to twist reality.
A new report spotlights one case in which an inmate spent 19 years in a "Restrictive Housing Unit."
Those with severe mental conditions are more likely to be incarcerated, and less likely to be granted opportunities such as parole.
Laura's Law could provide a middle ground between the old norm of total institutionalization and the new one of total abandonment. But the statute is struggling to reconcile forestalling tragedies with patients' rights.
Examining the personality characteristics of America's gun owners.
Over the last two decades, North American cities have been giving homeless people a place to live before any other treatment. The programs mostly work, but now researchers are seeking improvements.
Two brothers—a philosopher and a doctor—attempt to explain the cultural roots of madness.
Mindi has never harmed her daughter and is capably raising a son, but authorities took her daughter under a concept sometimes called “predictive neglect.”