WHO To Stop Classifying Transgender People As Mentally IllThe WHO announced Monday that "gender incongruence" has been moved out of the mental disorders classification. It will now be discussed as a topic of sexual health.
Appeals Court Hearing For Texas Inmate Who Ate His EyeAttorneys for a North Texas death row inmate who gouged out and ate his only eye are arguing to a federal appeals court that he's too mentally ill to be executed.
Study Says Pregnancy Complications Might 'Turn On' Child's Schizophrenia GenesSchizophrenia is thought to be caused by a mixture of factors, but new research suggests that complications during pregnancy could increase a child's risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.
American Airlines Announces New Support Animal Policy: Goats Not Allowed, Trained Mini Horses AreStarting July 1, ferrets, goats and hedgehogs can no longer fly American Airlines, even if they're support animals.
Hearing Voices May Actually Be A Good Thing, Study SuggestsA recent study is suggesting that people who hear strange patterns in sounds may just be suffering from a well-tuned brain.
5 Years After Sandy Hook, Mental Health Care Worries LingerThe massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary sounded alarms nationally about gaps in mental health care and led to calls for better screening and services, but some key reforms have yet to be delivered by Congress.
Attorney Shares Story After Losing 2 Loved Ones To SuicideThe National Alliance of Mental Illness says one in five adults and teens will fight mental illness.
Sinead O'Connor Pleads For Help In Facebook VideoSinead O'Connor emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video posted last week. She said that she was staying alive for the sake of others.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Condemned Texas PrisonerThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review lower court rulings that a Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for a double murder.
Dallas Attorney Shines Light On Eating Disorders After Daughter's DeathAfter 32 years, Steven Dunn is walking away from a successful career. The Dallas attorney says his true purpose came into focus last fall.
Rule On Guns And Mentally Ill People Faces A GOP RollbackIn a sign of the new climate taking hold on gun issues under a Trump administration with a Republican-led Congress, a rule to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people is on its way to being scrapped.
Lady Gaga Calls PTSD Struggle One Of Her 'Deepest Secrets'Lady Gaga has revealed that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from her rape at the age of 19.