Articles Tagged with mental illness

Project UROK: Wil Wheaton Opens Up About Struggles With Depression

Wil Wheaton Talks About Struggles With Depression

As some of you may already know, geek icon Wil Wheaton, who appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Big Bang Theory, has struggled with depression. Recently, Wil partnered up with a nonprofit organization called Project UROK (pronounced “You Are Okay”) and discussed his depression. In the video, Wil talks about having generalized… Read more »

Baby Girl Punched In Face By Random Stranger

A baby has been punched in Sydney.

A baby girl was punched in the face by a random stranger on Friday morning, causing outrage in Australia. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the incident took place at around 11:30 a.m., when the 16-month-old child’s parents were pushing her in a stroller around a cafe on Eddy Avenue in Sydney. The 28-year-old suspect… Read more »

‘Supernatural’ Star Jared Padalecki Battles His Own Demons

Images courtesy of Jared Padalecki/Twitter

Jared Padalecki recently revealed that he has battled clinical depression, which has caused him to contribute to charities that help raise awareness for mental illness. Jared confessed to having a break-down in the midst of shooting a third season episode of Supernatural. Padalecki told Variety that he returned to his trailer for a costume change,… Read more »

Death Ruled Homicide: Poor Training Killed Tanisha Anderson, Not Racism

Death Ruled A Homicide Did Racism Or Incompetence

With her death officially ruled a homicide, the controversial Tanisha Anderson case has served as more fuel on an already burning fire. The death of the Cleveland, Ohio, woman is just one more controversy that calls into question why America’s police seems to kill unarmed individuals with disturbing regularity. Protests continue to rage across the… Read more »

Was Misty Upham Actually Murdered?

Juliette Lewis believes that Misty Upham was murdered.

Django Unchained actress Misty Upham died from blunt force trauma to her head and torso, according to a Seattle medical examiner. Fox News reports that a manner of death still hasn’t been determined, even though the official findings have numerous people speculating on the possibility that she was actually murdered. Social media is abuzz with… Read more »

U.S. Rep. Don Young Offends Students With Suicide Comments

Don Young offends students in Alaska by blaming survivors for suicide deaths.

U.S. Representative Don Young made a trip to Alaska recently, stopping in at, among other places, a high school assembly, where he learned that blaming suicide on the survivors offends students who’ve lost a loved one. Young made apologies afterward, saying he never meant to offend, and that his words were ill-chosen. According to the… Read more »

Demi Lovato Says Bipolar Disorder Is Part Of ‘Who I Am’

Demi Lovato Mental Illness

Demi Lovato is on a mission to educate the world about mental illness. While some people are deeply ashamed to admit that they suffer from depression or bipolar disorder, the former Sonny with a Chance star doesn’t have a problem discussing the topic with the public. In fact, Lovato believes that she can help others… Read more »

Ellie Goulding Admits She Doesn’t Care About Being Thin

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Ellie Goulding, the 27-year-old British pop star known for massive hits such as “Lights” and “Burn” recently revealed that she has no interest in being thin. “I don’t exercise to be thin,” Ellie says. “For me, the appeal has always been to be really fit and strong. I think a pair of powerful legs on… Read more »

Mentally Ill El Paso Man Gets Life, No Parole For Horrific Double Murder

El Paso murderer Christian Martinez

An El Paso man who is so severely mentally ill that his own defense lawyers called him “clueless,” has avoided the death penalty for a horrifying, gruesome double murder he committed almost exactly three years ago. Christian Alberto Martinez instead was hit with a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for… Read more »