Schizophrenics abused as child 5 times more likely to attempt suicide: Study

Schizophrenics abused as child 5 times more likely to attempt suicide: Study

People suffering from schizophrenia are six times more likely to attempt suicides, says a recent study by the University of Toronto (U of T). The researchers also found that schizophrenics who have been abused as a child are five times more likely to attempt suicide. Read more

Using social media to handle stigma around mental illnesses

Using social media to handle stigma around mental illnesses

Braving mental illness is a feat in itself, but accepting its existence in front of others requires a lot of courage. Not because a mental disorder makes one dangerous, but because of the stigma attached to it, which comes from ignorance and wrong beliefs that label mentally ill people as threatening and leads to discrimination against people suffering from mental health disorders. Read more