Cheryl, the 22-year-old's mother, told CBS News that the University of Maryland Medical Center just disposed of her child as if she was trash.

Shainie Lindsay says her partner Reginald Thomas "didn’t want to die,” instead he called the police on himself, asking for help.

African-Americans accounted for 35 percent of those shot by the city's police, while Latinos accounted for 57 percent killed by them.

After being diagnosed with schizophrenia, Romechia Simms allowed her son to die of hypothermia and dehydration while on a swing set. A judge is allowing Simms to seek medical treatment for her mental illness in lieu of prison.

In July, a medical examiner cited 3-year-old Ji’Aire Donnell Lee‘s death as dehydration and hypothermia.

Shannon Miles, the man authorities say shot and killed a Harris County, Texas deputy sheriff last week, faced prosecutors on Monday.

Here's what we know: Women across all ages are dealing with mental illness more than men.


Chiara de Blasio, the daughter of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York First Lady Chirlaine McCray, has officially commenced her role as advocate in helping young people achieve mental wellness. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene initiative, NYCTeen,  is a text messaging counseling program. MUST READ: Keep It 100: Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

G.R.L. is a vocally-gifted, sassy group of young women that experienced an unimaginable personal and professional tragedy last September when their bandmate Simone Battle took her own life in her West Hollywood home. It was later revealed that the 25-year-old was suffering from depression. Naturally, the surviving members took some time to retreat and reflect on where they wanted to go […]


Kam Brock filed a lawsuit against the Harlem Hospital Psychiatric Ward and Manhattan Federal Court after she was arrested and thrown in the psych ward for eight days because she told police President Barack Obama follows her on Twitter. Did we mention, he actually does?! MUST READ: Madonna Shades Beyoncé Because She Hasn’t Met With President Obama? This […]

It’s no question that FOX’s hit show, “Empire,” is here to stay. Created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, the drama has captivated audiences with a host of sassy, complex and outspoken characters. Cookie, Jamal and Hakeem appear to be fan favorites, but there is something about the oldest Lyon brother, Andre. He’s the quiet […]


On Monday, March 9, an unarmed Black man, Anthony Hill was allegedly displaying aberrant behavior–knocking on doors and crawling on the floor inside of his apartment complex. And he was doing so while completely naked. He then went outside and into the parking lot, where a White cop had arrived, following a 911 call about “a male acting deranged.” Once in […]