mental health

President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 05, 2019 - 4:15 pm
President Donald Trump's focus on "mentally ill monsters" oversimplifies the role of mental illness in public mass shootings and downplays the ease with which Americans can get firearms, experts said. "Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun," Trump said Monday , addressing weekend...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
June 05, 2019 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. The Kate Spade New York Foundation said in a statement Wednesday it is donating $200,000 to The Jed Foundation, which...
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Sophie Turner
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Jacquie Cadorette
April 18, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Video by Meredith Ganzman Sophie Turner opened about some of the mental health struggles that ensued while filming Game of Thrones . In an interview with Dr. Phil on his podcast Phil in the Blanks , Turner revealed that the primary catalyst was criticism on social media of her role as Sansa Stark...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex leave after the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Guinness World Records said Wednesday, April 3 that a new Instagram account opened by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan is the fastest-ever to gain 1 million followers. The account, which was opened Tuesday, reached the 1 million mark in under six hours, easily beating a record held by Korean pop sensation Kang Daniel. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
April 10, 2019 - 5:48 am
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Britain's Prince Harry will be partnering with Oprah Winfrey to create a documentary series on mental health for Apple's new streaming service. The documentary builds on Harry's work on mental health issues, which included work with brother Prince William and...
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Ground was broken Monday morning in Joliet for a 200-bed in-patient facility that will primarily serve Illinois prison inmates with serious mental illness.
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Bernie Tafoya
March 18, 2019 - 1:10 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Ground was broken Monday morning in Joliet for a 200-bed in-patient facility that will primarily serve Illinois prison inmates with serious mental illness. Illinois Department of Corrections Director John Baldwin said "this is going to fundamentally change how somebody...
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