Archive for mental-health

Sandy Hook shooter allegedly had dream of joining Marines

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Adam Lanza, 20, the Sandy Hook Elementary shooter who shot and killed 20 first graders, six adults and himself on Friday, hadĀ aspirationsĀ to join the Marines says a close friend of Nancy Lanza, the man’s mother. Nancy Lanza, 52, was also killed by her son on Friday morning, right before he open fired in a first […]

Babysitter accused of almost suffocating baby with chemicals

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Police in Federal Way, Washington are thankful that a neighbor called the police earlier this month, after a woman knocked on their door, claiming to have an ‘evil’ baby in her apartment. The babysitter, Mabinty Williams, also told her neighbors that she didn’t know where the baby came from. When she asked them if they […]

ADHD increase in children leading to higher risk of Injuries

Friday, September 16th, 2011

The University of Alabama in Birmingham has completed a study on ADHD and how it may relate to deaths in children within the age range of 11 or younger. Death in the age group of children 11 years or younger is caused primarily due to accidents. ADHD is highly associated with accidents and injuries in […]

Bullying hurts children’s mental health

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

This story seems a bit obvious to us — common sense would dictate bullying would have some sort of psychological affect, just as parental verbal abuse does. But a new study is interesting in that it used identical twins to prove it: A new study provides strong evidence that being bullied can cause children to […]

Britney Spears hospitalized again

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

For the second time in a month, the police were called to the home of Britney Spears, who once again was taken away in an ambulance. This time, she is currently at the UCLA Medical Center on a “mental health evaluation hold”. Let’s hope whatever they do sticks this time, girl needs some serious help! […]