The killing of a TV news crew in Roanoke on Wednesday by what appears to have been done by a man with mental illness is the latest example for Pa. Congressman Tim Murphy of a mental health system that needs fixed.
Murphy joined the KDKA Morning News to talk about his frustration over the lack of action by Congress and that his mental health bill (H.R. 2646) needs to become law before another tragedy.
Yesterday’s shooting is just one of many multiple killings that have people around the country calling for better gun control and help for those with mental illness.
A mental health hearing was scheduled to take place Thursday morning for a man accused of arson.
New details are emerging about an arson suspect, one day after his arrest following a fire that destroyed nearly an entire city block in Homestead.
Chris Moore had on psychiatrist, Dr. Robert Okin to talk about his book, “Silent Voices: People with Mental Disorders on the Street.” He joined us on the phone to help us better empathize with homeless people living with mental disorders.
Ian Cummins, who completed his walk across America in memory of his brother, is now back home in Dormont.
A northwestern Pennsylvania man fatally beat his two cats with a golf club because he felt “betrayed” after they scratched him.
Some tragedies get tremendous public attention – Like the massacre at Sandyhook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Thousands of smaller tragedies occur almost daily – And get little notice. What they have in common is […]
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How do you change something if you don’t know it exists? That is the challenge when it comes to the subject of mental illness.
Congressman Tim Murphy brings his unique mental health perspective to the legislative side to prevent violent tragedies.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Is demonic possession real or the manifestation of mental illness?
The attorney of a man charged with stabbing and killing his grandmother raises questions about how the mental health system handled the case.
An Indiana County woman is calling for change to Pennsylvania’s mental health laws.