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Driver in 2017 Times Square rampage found not responsible due to mental illness

Jury finds Richard Rojas was not responsible for his actions, which killed one and severely injured several others, due to mental illness.

Times Square fatal rampage driver found not mentally responsible

Study: Anti-psychotic medication causes memory impairment

Sophisticated study shows cognition improves over time regardless of treatment; only effect of medication was to impair memory function.

Study: Anti-psychotic medication causes memory impairment

US children struggling with mental issues as schools shut down

The Rising discuss the growing trend of suicides, mental issues facing American schoolchildren facing lockdown.

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Deconstructing Stigma: The new project granting legitimacy to those with mental illness

Jerusalem College of Technology partners with McLean Hospital to reduce stigma around mental illness.

'People with mental illness are more than just statistics'

Study: Many coronavirus patients develop mental illness

1 in 5 people diagnosed with coronavirus develop a form of mental illness such as depression within 90 days, new study finds.

Study: Many coronavirus patients develop mental illness

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.

Europe has sanctioned euthanasia for the elderly ill with corona

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.

Florida shooter David Katz's history of mental illness

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.

Israeli woman wanted abroad for child abuse found mentally unfit

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.

20-year old sentenced for pushing boyfriend to suicide

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.

Psychiatrist: Murderer is mentally unstable

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.

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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?

What about the Jewish prayer for those with mental illness?

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.

Gay Pride Stabber Had Psychotic Incident in Prison

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's Mission: Help Jewish Families be Emotionally Healthyplayer

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.

Tackling Mental Health, Providing a Helping Hand