Mental Illness

News for Mental Illness

Europe has sanctioned euthanasia for the elderly ill with corona

Europe has sanctioned euthanasia for the elderly ill with corona

Living in a nursing home is not a diagnosis. By itself it can never be a medical basis for deciding whether to live or die. Opinion.Giulio Meotti, Italy, 24/05/2020 12:00
Florida shooter David Katz's history of mental illness

Florida shooter David Katz's history of mental illness

24-year-old Maryland man who murdered two players at video game tournament before killing himself had been hospitalized for mental illness.David Rosenberg, 28/08/2018 12:44
Israeli woman wanted abroad for child abuse found mentally unfit

Israeli woman wanted abroad for child abuse found mentally unfit

Former principal of religious school in Australia wanted for alleged child abuse won't be extradited after court finds her mentally unfit.JTA, 27/02/2018 17:30
20-year old sentenced for pushing boyfriend to suicide

20-year old sentenced for pushing boyfriend to suicide

Young woman who encouraged boyfriend's suicide gets 2.5-year sentence, including 15 months in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2017 08:35
Psychiatrist: Murderer is mentally unstable

Psychiatrist: Murderer is mentally unstable

District psychiatrist says man who murdered ex-wife was not in charge of his faculties at the time of the murder.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 15/05/2017 15:18
Watch: Israel Police taser deranged US citizen

Watch: Israel Police taser deranged US citizen

Israel Police taser Christian American citizen after he attacked a security guard at the entrance to a moshav in northern Israel.JTA, 16/04/2017 16:06
What about a prayer for those with mental illness?

What about a prayer for those with mental illness?

Synagogues around the world recite prayers for the physically ill - but what about those suffering from crippling mental illness?Risa Sugarman, 12/05/2016 18:15
Gay Pride Stabber Had Psychotic Incident in Prison

Gay Pride Stabber Had Psychotic Incident in Prison

Yishai Shlissel was declared a paranoid psychotic in 2009 and resisted psychiatric care - but police did nothing about it.Tova Dvorin, 05/08/2015 20:59
MASK's Mission: Help Jewish Families

MASK's Mission: Help Jewish Families

Mothers and Fathers Aligned Saving Kids works to provide Orthodox community members help in all areas of social and psychological services.MASK Organizaiton, 02/04/2015 15:00
Tackling Mental Health, Providing a Helping Hand

Tackling Mental Health, Providing a Helping Hand

Zimra VaChessed's dedicated volunteers help sufferers and their families cope with the strain over the holiday period.Zimra VaChessed, 03/09/2013 12:42