Rappler's latest stories on mental illness
But the World Health Organization stops short of lumping the condition together with addictive behaviors like substance abuse or gambling
Papa Mamadou Diagne, a sociologist, writes, there are 'no official numbers' but 'the number of mentally-ill people on the streets of Dakar is on the rise'
Representing the Philippines, the team of Where There Is Hope will be highlighting their advocacy for mental health awareness at the United Nations Youth Assembly this coming August
The singer tells Essence magazine that she has found joy after giving birth to her son Eissa last year
You are not alone. You do not deserve to be judged, hurt, or be called derogatory names. You deserve to belong and be acknowledged.
The recent deaths of food journalist Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade have sparked calls to strengthen mental health policies worldwide
Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday
Please reach out now. You do not have to suffer alone. Others are pulling for you and you must find them.
The feature makes use of clinically validated screening questionnaire PHQ 9 and is done in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Indonesia must address stigma associated with mental illnesses as well as provide mental health first aid for victims of natural disasters
Press release: Open Minds Foundation seeks to have relatives and friends of mentally ill patients gain a deeper understanding of mental illnesses as well as help and train them to find ways to cope
Experts warn against labelling all jihadists as psychologically unstable – saying they account for only around 10 of cases
In Indonesia those with psychosocial disabilities are shackled locked away sexually abused secluded and forced therapies their treatment sometimes resulting to death
Vinchito Magalona chief security of the provincial capitol says the mentally ill woman was littering in front of the building and hit the guard s head with a stick
Why one woman decided to take off her hijab and the struggle she faced after she made her decision
A Harvard Business Review report says depression a common and treatable condition is affecting the productivity and performance of up to 9 5 of adults in the US
Reid best known for his role as Dylan on Modern Family speaks up about his regrets about getting cosmetic surgery and struggles with body dysmorphia
The suspect tells authorities that he thought his mother was a demon
Is there a relationship between creativity genius and mental illness? Watch this interview with neuroscientist Dr Nancy Andreasen to find out
Learn how to spot the warning signs of suicide and save a life
The US president proposes two new federal gun control rules after a series of high profile shootings
There is a very real stigma against persons with mental problems especially here in the Philippines
US evangelical preacher Rick Warren s son has committed suicide after a long struggle with mental illness