Mental Illness

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Refined Carbs May Increase Risk Of Mental Illness

Refined carbs like sugar, white bread, and pasta will not only expand your waistline, they may also raise your risk of mental illness.


NightSide – CEO’s Against Stigma Of Mental Illness

BOSTON (CBS) – Many agree that we do not do enough as a society to recognize and treat mental illness. But what are some concrete ways we can improve the lives of those who are […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/30/2015

Jail cell. (Photo by Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Reviewing Placement Of Mentally Ill In Prison System

The Baker administration is pledging to take a fresh look at the way the criminal justice system treats those with serious mental illnesses.



Matters Of The Mind: Innovations In Mental Illness Treatment

WBZ-TV’s Bree Sison looks at innovations in the ways mental illness is treated.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (FBI photo)

Feds Want Notification If Marathon Bombings Suspect Claims Mental Illness

Federal prosecutors are requesting that attorneys for Dzhokar Tsarnaev notify them in writing if they plan to introduce any evidence that Tsarnaev had a mental illness.


Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.


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Mass. Man Fighting Scottish Extradition In Poisoning Case

A college student from Princeton, Mass. facing attempted murder charges in Scotland is fighting extradition, according to a reports in the Boston Globe and a British newspaper.


NightSide – Pat And Laurie Lawrence Talk About Mental Illness

Breaking The Stigmas of Mental Illness.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/11/2013

Angels posted in a yard near Sandy Hook Elementary School in honor of the children killed there. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

Bradley Jay: ‘Tell Me What You Would Do To Stop The Violence.’

Click play to see the solutions that your neighbors suggest.


Medical Minute: Mental Illness

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about instances of mental illness.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/29/2010