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‘Joker’ makes an explicit connection between mental illness and violence. Here’s why that’s dangerous and wrong.
The film blames the villain's cruelty on his mental illness — suggesting that people with mental illnesses are inherently violent.
The NYC bomb scare suspect’s brother says he has a history of mental illness and is not a threat to public safety
The brother of the suspect taken into custody in connection with the bomb scare at lower Manhattan's Fulton Street Station says he poses no threat.
Trump incorrectly blamed mental illness for mass shootings, but blocked a rule that would have made it harder for some people with mental illnesses to...
Trump blocked a proposed Obama-era rule that made it more difficult for some individuals with diagnosed mental illnesses to obtain firearms.
The NRA issued a statement supporting Trump’s call to focus on mental illness to reduce gun violence after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton
The NRA backed Trump's call to focus on mental illness after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton, despite research showing no link between them.
Trump said people with mental illness should be ‘involuntarily confined’ if necessary to prevent mass shootings, despite research showing ...
A significant body of research, however, has thoroughly disproved Trump's claim that mental illness is a major contributor to mass shootings.
Saoirse Kennedy Hill reportedly died of a suspected drug overdose after a long struggle with depression, which she'd previously written about.
Facebook’s effort to stop suicides by monitoring your posts reveals a worrisome gap between tech giants and healthcare experts
Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that has dispatched emergency responders more than 3,500 times. But we don't know how well it works, experts say.
Why Thor’s brand-new look in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is problematic, especially when his story line had so much potential
The Marvel movie explores the effect of Thanos’ snap on our remaining heroes — including the God of Thunder, who shows severe symptoms of PTSD.
The Netflix show ‘13 Reasons Why’ was just tied to an uptick in youth suicides. Experts have been sounding the alarm for years.
The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" was tied to an uptick in suicides among young Americans. Experts have warned the show sends a dangerous message.
Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world’s first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines
The research hub opens Friday with funds from Tim Ferriss. Scientists will explore the drugs' potential to treat mental illnesses like depression.