Constable James Forcillo is appealing his conviction of attempted murder after a judge on Thursday concluded that his use of force against teen Sammy Yatim was "unnecessary, unreasonable, and excessive" and "an egregious breach of trust."
Instead of creating a post-treatment plan, hospitals discard the chronically ill and homeless back to the street, according to a recent lawsuit.
The LAPD has released a new report that shows the its officers disproportionately shoot mentally ill suspects, arrest African-Americans, and kill Hispanics.
Have we turned a corner in Britain's mental health crisis?
Photographer Jadwiga Bronte visited the "internats" of Belarus—institutions that are part asylum, part orphanage, and part hospice—for those affected by the fallout of the Chernobyl disaster 30 years ago.
The proposed class action lawsuit demands the Canadian government fork over at least $600 million in damages to mentally ill prisoners allegedly mistreated in federal prisons over the last two decades.
Why did two NYPD detectives investigating a robbery shoot David Felix to death in April despite being informed he was a diagnosed schizophrenic?
California Investigates 'Horrific and Inflammatory' Video of Police Beating Alleged Mentally Ill Man
The man's mother claims the 28-year-old man posed no threat to police; police say he was high on drugs and drunk, and violently attacked his mother and officers.
The video shows the officer ordering the 25-year-old to "get on the fucking ground or you're dead" just seconds before he opens fire.
When Sheriff Dart took over the Cook County Jail, he didn’t expect that he would eventually be responsible for administering what has become the largest mental healthcare provider in the country.
Video released Monday shows two officers killing a 39-year-old man who was bipolar and schizophrenic just moments after they arrived at his family’s home.