mental illness

Republican in New York Governor’s Race Accused of Running Racist Campaign Ad

Lee Zeldin’s ad is said to imply that a Black man with mental illness was a violent attacker, but the footage shows him needing intervention.

Detroit Police Detail Circumstances Surrounding Fatal Shooting Of Porter Burks

A family member called it ‘a straight-up murder’ of their mentally ill relative, but the police are defending the officers.

Atlanta Police Facing Anger Over The Shooting Of Mentally Ill Black Man

The family of Nygil Cullins, 22, says the police failed their son, but police officials praise the officer’s work.

Miami Mother Charged With Killing Her Two Children, Tells Police 'I Don't Want Them Anymore'

The father is unaware of her suffering from mental illness.

Video Shows Authorities Restraining Natasha McKenna in Cell Days Before Her Death

Disturbing video shows McKenna losing consciousness.

Man Is Shot in Hospital While Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness

Outrage over police violence at medical facility.

Two Deaths Put NYC Jail System Under Scrutiny

Another death raises questions about New York City's jails.

Obama Mourns With Fort Hood Families

President Obama delivers second eulogy at Fort Hood.

Jenifer Lewis Opens Up About Battle With Bipolar Disorder

Therapy, medication, self-love helped her treat the illness.