Category Archives: Mental Illness

20 Feb
2

People with ADHD and Suicide Risk

It is well known that people with ADHD may be at risk for suicidal thoughts and behavior. But in the 1950s and 1960s children daydreamed and stared out the window during school, or barely sat still while their teacher droned ...

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09 Feb
0

No Benefits From ADHD Meds

Over the past thirty years, the use of ADHD meds has increased twenty-fold so that three million children are taking these drugs today.  Innocently enough, someone could assume there must be a lot of kids out there that have ADHD ...

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06 Feb
0

Mental Health First Aid a Dangerous Precedent

Philadelphia and other cities plan to train thousands to render mental health first aid. The plan is to conduct 12 hour courses for interested public, who will then take a certification test. Medical Doctors need to study for 8 years ...

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27 Jan
0

Are Cats a Factor in Your Mental Health?

As silly as it sounds, psychiatrists would like you to believe that cats could have something to do with your mental health.  They have put forth information linking cats to schizophrenia which is based only on speculation and convenient correlations, ...

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16 Jan
0

Child Mental Health—Parents Losing Control

Parents send their children off to school every day in hopes of them getting a good education and growing up to be mature responsible adults.  But what about child mental health?  Is that something you want addressed at your child’s ...

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05 Dec
0

Thyroid Disorder and Depression

A thyroid disorder can lead to depression. It is unfortunate that this side effect has been misdiagnosed by so many psychiatrists. How well do psychiatric practitioners know their medical facts? Would they recognize a thyroid disorder when one is presented? ...

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24 Oct
0

The truth about Psychiatric drugs

The recent reliance on psychiatric drugs to treat any and all problems in thought, learning, traumatic and even social situations, often replaces actual solutions to life’s problems.   Psychiatric drugs have become a mainstream phrase that 100% of our population is ...

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21 Aug
0

Tremendous amount of money spent on mental health care

A Public Service Announcement from the Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida Friday’s CNN Report: Clearly shows a tremendous amount of money going into the mental health industry Wondering what the amount of money spent on mental health care ...

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01 Jul
0

The Marketing of Mental Illness: Drug Profits Soar

A half a decade ago, mental illness was relatively rare, found mostly in mental institutions or out-patient clinics, not in the mainstream. A radically different scene exists today. Millions of school children, previously considered bored or unruly, are now considered ...

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17 Jun
1

Refined Sugar Plays a Role in Mental Illness

In a study published by the British Journal of Psychiatry, a strong correlation was found between consumption of refined sugar and mental illness. Specifically, it was found that a higher incidence of schizophrenia and depression was predictable based on high ...

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