Postpartum psychosis: A mother’s story | BBC Tomorrow’s World

We walked down this bare brick-walled corridor towards the Mother and Baby Unit. And Tom’s holding my hand quite firmly, and I hear this baby scream, and I just drop his hand and turn and run in the opposite direction, because right then, I know that what they do is they find bad mums like me, they collect them up,…

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Treating Schizophrenia with Antipsychotic Medication (1 of 4)

I think the data on whether a psychotic patients should be treated with an antipsychotic is fairly strong. The risks of being psychotic and the troubles that our patient can get into our being acutely psychotic are quite severe and can include suicide, so most psychiatrists would recommend antipsychotic treatment for patient who is suffering acute episode of psychosis. Now,…

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Why is World Mental Health Day important?

World Mental Health Day is important because it provides us a forum to communicate with the public and to our patients concerning the nature of mental illness. World Mental Health day is important for several reasons. First of all, globally we now know that mental disorders account for approximately 25% of the disability that affects humanity. Secondly and related, what…

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Stopping the Stigma: Schizophrenia ft. Jonny Benjamin MBE | Voice Box | Childline

CORA Hi I’m Cora JONNY Hi I’m Jonny CORA And today we’re talking about schizophrenia and stigma. CORA So have you had any experience of stigma surrounding mental illnesses JONNY I guess the stigma I’ve had is people saying to me, “Oh you dont look like someone that might have a mental health issue”, that’s just really frustrating, I mean,…

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Media Scare Tactics on Mental Illness

today we’re going to talk about media scare tactics with mental illness I’m Angela Howard in my passion it’s to break the stigma of mental health issues if you’re new to my channel please subscribe and don’t forget to click on that notifications valve on any of the new content turn on the national news any given night and you…

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Depression | Dan and Libby’s Story

>>I lost my daughter, my first born child. (soft piano music) My daughter, Libby, she was a very active athlete. She was a swimmer. Had some of the fastest times in the country, when she was around 10 years old. But around 12 or 13, she began to struggle with depression. While she was in therapy, it allowed her to…

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Born This Way – a documentary about transgender

Everyone has a gender it is a thing affects everything of our lives. It affects how we act like and look like every day However, have you ever thought about what is gender? Gender is the thing that describes the characteristics that a society or culture delineates as masculine or feminine. Today, most of the countries define gender base on…

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KLKN-TV: Bryan Health Hosts Ryan Leaf as Featured Speaker During Mental Illness Awareness Week

Ryan Leaf was best known as the quarterback for the San Diego chargers. That’s right. He came to Lincoln tonight to share his struggles with addiction and mental health. Channel 8 Eyewitness News reporter Marlo Lundak was there and joins us now with our top story. Marlo. That’s right. Ryan Leaf was invited to speak by Bryan Health. It’s part…

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