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Hospitals Are Dumping Mentally Ill Patients in Los Angeles’ Skid Row

Instead of creating a post-treatment plan, hospitals discard the chronically ill and homeless back to the street, according to a recent lawsuit.
Justin Kloczko
6.21.16
News

What Does the Extra $1.4 Billion Invested in the UK's Mental Health Services Actually Mean?

Have we turned a corner in Britain's mental health crisis?
Hannah Ewens
2.15.16
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Inside the Belarusian Institutions for Chernobyl Radiation Victims

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.
Tom Usher, Photos: ​Jadwiga Bronte
1.15.16
News

How a Mentally Ill Haitian Immigrant Got Killed by New York Police

Why did two NYPD detectives investigating a robbery shoot David Felix to death in April despite being informed he was a diagnosed schizophrenic?
Nick Pinto
6.25.15
News

Texas Plans to Execute a Paranoid Schizophrenic Man This Wednesday

Scott Panetti is clearly insane, but Texas officials seem determined to execute him even as his lawyers are making a last-ditch effort to stop the state.
Katie Halper
12.1.14
News

How A Mentally Ill Homeless Man Baked in His Rikers Jail Cell

A mentally ill former Marine, “basically baked to death” in his 6-by-10 cinderblock cell in Rikers Island. How urban jails became default mental hospitals.
Grace Wyler
3.24.14
Savage Living

El Pastor

Jose Antonio Galvan (aka El Pastor) runs a clinic for the mentally ill outside Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
VICE Staff
7.2.12