mental illness

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Her Bipolar Disorder: ‘I’m Living Proof of Living Well’ with Mental Illness

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Her Bipolar Disorder: ‘I’m Living Proof of Living Well’ with Mental Illness

Demi Lovato continues to share her story with bipolar disorder to help others. The singer has been vocal about her mental health and her struggles with addiction, cutting and eating disorders since

Kesha Talks Battle with Anxiety and Depression: ‘I Can Help Someone Else Going Through Tough Times’

Kesha has previously opened up about her struggles with disordered eating — and now she’s talking about her battle with mental illness. “I’ve battled a lot of things, including anxiety and
Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Headed for Divorce? ‘This Is Just Not True’ Says Source

Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Headed for Divorce? ‘This Is Just Not True’ Says Source

Between Kanye West‘s recent hospitalization and Kim Kardashian West‘s traumatic Paris robbery in October, it’s undoubtedly a difficult time for the couple. But despite the strain, a source close to
Depression May Make Chemotherapy Less Effective

Depression May Make Chemotherapy Less Effective

Mood may play a critical role in determining how effective some anti-tumor therapies are
George Michael’s Former Manager Says New ‘Songs Weren’t Depressing’: ‘I Thought Everything Was Okay’ Before His Death

George Michael’s Former Manager Says New ‘Songs Weren’t Depressing’: ‘I Thought Everything Was Okay’ Before His Death

Weeks before George Michael‘s death, his former manager spoke with him and all seemed to be well. In the new issue of Billboard, Rob Kahane, who managed the late pop icon at the height of his fame,
How Exercise Can Help Depression in Kids

How Exercise Can Help Depression in Kids

Physical activity improves young children's mental health
How Exercise Can Help Depression in Kids

How Exercise Can Help Depression in Kids

Physical activity improves young children's mental health

Congress just voted to let mentally ill people own guns

The Senate voted Wednesday morning to eliminate a regulation aimed to stop people with mental disorders from buying firearms. And since the House of Representatives also voted to roll back the rule
It’s OK to Discuss Trump’s Mental Health

It’s OK to Discuss Trump’s Mental Health

Some in the news media didn’t need President Donald Trump’s amazing news conference on Thursday to ask health professionals whether they thought Trump was mentally sound. Read more...
Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease

Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease

Scientists say inflammation is the common thread.
The Dangers of Using the Club Drug Ketamine for Depression

The Dangers of Using the Club Drug Ketamine for Depression

After trying antidepressants, psychotherapy and other treatments like electroconvulsive therapy, people with tough-to-treat depression are often out of options. In recent years, however, there’s been
Guards Won’t Be Charged in Death of Fla. Inmate Who Was Locked in Scalding Shower

Guards Won’t Be Charged in Death of Fla. Inmate Who Was Locked in Scalding Shower

More than four years after the gruesome shower death of Florida inmate Darren Rainey, and following a two-year probe into the incident by law enforcement, prosecutors have declined to charge the four

Started From the Blog, Now We’re Here: The Black Snob’s Danielle Belton Triumphs Over Mental Illness

We’re living in a DIY culture, and there’s no one more DIY than bloggers. Blogging is a means of communication, self-expression, culture, news and so much more. And the people who create blogs are
Does Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

Does Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

Pregnant women who have depression face a difficult decision when it comes to using antidepressants to treat their symptoms. On one hand, treating depression is critical for the mother’s wellbeing,
Does Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

Does Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

Pregnant women who have depression face a difficult decision when it comes to using antidepressants to treat their symptoms. On one hand, treating depression is critical for the mother’s wellbeing,
Rasheeda Frost’s Blog: How I Came to Terms with My Postpartum Depression

Rasheeda Frost’s Blog: How I Came to Terms with My Postpartum Depression

Please welcome our guest blogger Rasheeda Frost! Known to many of her fans as simply “Rasheeda,” the rapper, fashion designer, businesswoman and actress has starred on Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
Paris Jackson Says Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why Is ‘An Extremely Triggering Thing To Watch’

Paris Jackson Says Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why Is ‘An Extremely Triggering Thing To Watch’

Paris Jackson is giving her followers some advice about Netflix’s controversial show, 13 Reasons Why. The model and actress, 19, came across a now-viral Tumblr post (it has nearly 95,000 notes on
Chirlane McCray on ‘the Invisible Disease’

Chirlane McCray on ‘the Invisible Disease’

The saying goes, “Healthy mind, health body.” But how often do we tend, acknowledge and nurture our mental health? Read more...

ABC News’ Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Lifelong Battle with Anxiety: ‘I Hid It As I Grew Older’

“I’m Elizabeth Vargas. I’m a news anchor at ABC News and I suffer from anxiety. I have all my life.” Teaming up for a new campaign with the Child Mind Institute, a nonprofit that works with children