mental illness

Reader Input: Great healers: Love, patience

Mental illness has been with us since the beginning of time, and many breakthroughs have been made, but much more needs to be done. I know, because I too have struggled with this c ...

Reader Input: There is a solution for addiction

This letter is directed to all of you who are suffering with the disease of addiction. Whether it is alcohol, drugs, gambling, spending, it all stems from untreated mental illness ...

Reader Input: Remove mental illness stigma

President Obama is trying to put a new spotlight on mental health awareness. PBS (KVIE) recently aired a program on “Stigma and Mental Illness.” The very informative ...

Instead of blame, care for fellow man

Re: Possible reason for shooting (Reader Input, Journal, Jan. 12), by Dave Imgrund. First of all, it was our elected Congress that voted for health care reform in an attempt to p ...

Britney Spears’ struggle raises mental awareness

Apparently, under California law, it is not a crime to be crazy. An adult, in dire need of psychiatric evaluation and care does not meet criteria for a 5150 (psychiatric hold) u ...