mental illness

CDC: One in Seven Transgender Women Have HIV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a “Dear Colleague” letter Wednesday with warnings about the high prevalence and risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among transgender individuals.

Transgender, intergender, LGBT -- the vocabulary of gender identity is evolving as the old dividing line between the sexes is increasingly being called into question

Three Quarters of Calais Migrants Mentally Ill – Report

Activist health professionals have sounded the alarm over the situation in Calais, where Doctors of the World claim three quarters of the 500 migrants living in the hope of breaking into Britain are suffering from mental illness.

People take part in a "solidarity" march in support of migrants in Calais on July 7, 2018. The placard reads: "Welcome to migrants. Freedom of movement and settlement". - Several hundred people took part in the march, organised by French charity L'Auberge des migrants and supported by numerous NGOs, which …

Klukowski: Second Amendment and Due Process Allow NRA-Backed White House Proposal on “Extreme Risk Protection Orders”

The National Rifle Association is right to support President Trump’s call for state-level Emergency Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) – under which a court can take guns in rare situations for just a few days when there is evidence that a person may be on the verge of extreme violence – because such temporary measures are consistent with the original meaning of the Constitution’s Second Amendment and Due Process Clause.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the NRA Leadership Forum on Friday, May 20, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/TNS via Getty Images)

Maher: Trump’s Tax Plan Proves ‘Mental Illness Is Sad’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher stated President Trump’s tax plan is proof that “Mental illness is sad, ladies and gentlemen.” Maher said, “Mental illness is sad, ladies and gentlemen. I think –. If you need proof

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GOP Rep Tim Murphy Touts Mental Health Reform During GOP Address

During Thursday’s GOP Weekly Address, Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) touted mental health reforms signed into law by President Obama last week. Transcript as Follows: “This picture means so much to me. I keep it on my desk in my congressional office.

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After Wasting $7B, CA to Spend $2B to House Homeless

After years of wasting $7 billion trying to support homeless mentally ill on the streets, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on July 1 to use $2 billion of Prop 63 bond money to build 14,000 housing units for the population.

Homeless in San Francisco (Beth Pollak / Facebook)