Mental Health

Kam Brock

Jamaican woman sectioned for (correctly) claiming to be a businesswoman and saying Obama follows her on Twitter

A routine traffic stop turned into a nightmare for one woman in America who was locked up for 8 days in a psych ward and forcibly injected because police and then doctors did not believe she was a businesswoman. Jamaican-born Kam Brock, a 32-year old former City Banker was driving her BMW through Harlem last September when she was pulled[Read More…]

Downs teenager Abdul Al-Faisal was arrested after trying to retrieve his favourite cap

Officers abuse disabled men

Police officers who killed a man with Down’s Syndrome who would not leave a movie, have not been indicted, it has been revealed. After appearing in front of a grand jury in Frederick County, Maryland, officers Lt. Scott Jewell, Sgt. Rich Rochford and Deputy First Class James Harris, who were involved in the death of Robert Ethan Saylor, 26, will[Read More…]

Govt proposes to force mentally ill to take medication

Govt proposes to force mentally ill to take medication

The mentally ill could be forced to take new treatment and medication, thanks to a new law that was passed recently. Under new government proposals, those with what is deemed to be “treatable” mental illnesses will have their disability living allowance taken away from them if they do not – or cannot – take any prescribed treatments that the government[Read More…]

Jonny (left) Neil (right)

Mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin is successfully reunited with stranger who saved his life

Do you remember last week when we reported the story about a suicidal man who had launched a campaign to find a stranger who saved his life? Jonny Benjamin hit the headlines last month after he launched a campaign with the help of the charity Rethink Mental Illness, to find the stranger who intervened when he was about to jump[Read More…]