serious mental illness

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Mental Illness and Mass Shootings: Is There A Connection?

In asking this question, one must tread carefully. The truth is, there is a connection between untreated, serious mental illness (as distinguished from mental illness) and mass public violence. But instead of allowing that connection to instill fear, it should inspire compassion toward those suffering a serious mental illness and a sense of urgency to provide them with proper treatment. Read More ›
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More Than Economics: Complex Stories of Homelessness

A roof and four walls are necessary but not sufficient for safety, health, and overall well-being. The various paths that lead to homelessness – mental illness, addiction, social isolation – often require far more than shelter to restore a person to a thriving existence. Read More ›
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How Treatment Can Change Everything for the Mentally Ill Homeless

Take the story of Bethany Yeiser. Yeiser's mental state began to deteriorate in college. In her senior year, she dropped out and spent the next four years homeless, suffering many delusions as a result of undiagnosed schizophrenia. She received medical treatment and has been in recovery for fourteen years. Read More ›