mental illness

Parents of Sydney mall killer say he was off his schizophrenia medication: 'He let himself down'

Sydney shopping mall killer Joel Cauchi's father said his son was a “beautiful” boy, who “let himself down” when he went off his medication.

Women are sleeping less and are more stressed out than ever: Gallup poll

People are sleepless in Seattle and the rest of the US, according to a poll.

Lonesome kids are more likely to suffer psychosis as adults — and it's way worse for women: study

The findings?highlight “a concerning trend and underscore the importance of addressing social connectedness and emotional well-being from an early age," said one researcher.

This simple trick could get rid of your anger: study

Don’t write this off as a useless hack.

Dear Abby: I want to cut off my controlling sister for hurting my mental health

Dear Abby weighs in on a bossy sister hurting her sibling's mental health and a woman who is looking to explain death to a five-year-old.

Yes, your 20s are tough —?but doctors are making them worse by prescribing quick-fix pills

“Twentysomethings are more likely to be put on meds just even after one visit to their GP,” said Dr. Meg Jay, author of "The Twentysomething Treatment."

Jay Leno's wife 'sometimes does not know her husband' amid heartbreaking Alzheimer's battle

Mavis Leno "has a lot of disorientation, will ruminate about her parents who have both passed and her mother who died about 20 years ago," new court documents read.

Florida car chase in 2020 may be linked to Havana syndrome: report

A high-speed chase in Florida may be linked to the mysterious phenomenon known as "Havana syndrome," according to a new report. ?

To fix the subway, NYC must fix its mental health problems

More soldiers and cops in NYC subways could help people feel safer, but it won't fix the system until we fix the city's mental health crisis.

NYC pols push $15M plan to provide free mental health services to migrants

The proposal would station mental health coordinators at all 218 city migrant shelters and run taxpayers —?on the low end — at least $15 million a year, according to a...

Suspect accused of breaking NYC woman’s jaw in sucker-punch attack has rap sheet of similar assaults, history of mental illness: sources

Franz Jeudy, 33, was nabbed after allegedly punching Brooklyn school bus aide, Dulche Pichardo, 57, in the face as she was walking home from work in Crown Heights on Tuesday...

MoMA stabbing suspect is on his 'deathbed' after cancer diagnosis: lawyer

The unhinged man accused of stabbing two Museum of Modern Art employees in a fit of rage is on his “deathbed” at a New York City hospital, according to his...

MTA boss admits subway crime a ‘nightmare’ but vows NYC won’t go back to bad old days

"This is a nightmare for New Yorkers," MTA boss Janno Lieber said during a board meeting in downtown Manhattan Wednesday as concerns over NYC's transit crime only continue to surge.

Brother of accused NYC subway shover blames city for fatal attack — 'failed' him and other mentally ill people

Carlton McPherson's family repeatedly tried to get him psychiatric help, but the city turned its back and left him out on the street -- until he allegedly shoved a Bronx...

Adams renews calls for Albany to address recidivism after hero cop, innocent straphanger both killed in same night

"What’s interesting is that our practices, laws and policies are not going after these issues," Mayor Adams said.

Daniel Penny's legal ordeal is injustice defined: Why does only HE face charges?

A Manhattan judge has set Daniel Penny's trial date for Oct. 8, the next step in an unjust, Kafkaesque ordeal that should have never begun. It's a travesty that the...

I'm a neuroscientist — make these 5 lifestyle tweaks to improve your memory

Brain health is a critical but often overlooked aspect of our overall health and well-being — protecting it can potentially reduce the risk of developing dementia.

Stop deflecting crime, Mr. Mayor — and start pointing fingers

During an interview on Sunday, Mayor Adams brushed off the recent crime wave as "isolated incidents" that have created an "energy" that "our city is a place of disorder."

Americans share their must-haves for true comfort as over a fifth struggle to relax

Only a fifth of respondents have experienced “true comfort” in the past 24 hours, according to new research.

Pass a state budget that addresses New York's most urgent issues

As New York state lawmakers finalize their spending plan, here's what Albany must do in their budget deal to save New York.

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