The first in a series of posts that take a first look at what mental illness really is. And isn't.
Obama’s speech was still very valuable because it represents a government’s official position on the issue, and that is a really big deal.
"If you were concerned about your personal safety, whom would you rather sit next to on the bus: someone with schizophrenia who sometimes hears voices or a football fan whose team just lost the championship?" See the rest of this thoughtful post by John Monahan.
I was recently in a car with a couple of friends (they were actually a couple!) and the husband suddenly started laughing. His wife asked him what was funny and turning to me, he pointed out the window and said, laughter still in his voice: "Isn’t that one of your patients?" I looked in the …