With proper treatment, people can realize their full potential, cope with the stresses of life, work productively and meaningfully contribute to the world. Without mental health we cannot be fully healthy.
Psychiatry’s Incurable Hubris The biology of mental illness is still a mystery, but practitioners don’t want to admit it.
Mind Fixers: Psychiatry's Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness by Anne Harrington Norton In 1886, Clark Bell, the editor of the journal of the Medico-Legal Society of New York, relayed to a physician named Pliny Earle a query bound to be of interest to...read more
In a landmark win for mental health and substance abuse patients, a federal court ruled Tuesday that United Behavioral Health (UBH), a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, used flawed and overly restrictive guidelines in denying mental health and substance use disorder...read more
More than a million Californians suffering from severe mental illness go untreated. Twenty California counties have adopted a 2002 law permitting more assertive care of several mentally ill people. Most report enrollees spend fewer days in jail, psychiatric hospitals,...read more