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NYPD officers stand at an entrance of the Fulton Street subway station where there were reports of a suspicious package in Lower Manhattan on August 16, 2019 in New York City. The New York City Police Department has given the all-clear after two suspicious devices were found at the Fulton Street subway station in Lower Manhattan and a third in the Chelsea neighborhood on Friday morning. The NYPD says bomb squad officers determined the objects were rice cookers and did not contain explosives.

The NYC bomb scare suspect’s brother says he has a history of mental illness and is not a threat to public safety

The brother of the suspect taken into custody in connection with the bomb scare at lower Manhattan's Fulton Street Station says he poses no threat.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama.

Trump incorrectly blamed mental illness for mass shootings, but blocked a rule that would have made it harder for some people with mental illnesses to...

Trump blocked a proposed Obama-era rule that made it more difficult for some individuals with diagnosed mental illnesses to obtain firearms.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House January 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Trump met with Republican members of the Senate to discuss immigration.

The NRA issued a statement supporting Trump’s call to focus on mental illness to reduce gun violence after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton

The NRA backed Trump's call to focus on mental illness after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton, despite research showing no link between them.

Trump said people with mental illness should be ‘involuntarily confined’ if necessary to prevent mass shootings, despite research showing ...

A significant body of research, however, has thoroughly disproved Trump's claim that mental illness is a major contributor to mass shootings.

Saoirse Kennedy Hill wrote about struggles with depression years before suspected drug overdose

Saoirse Kennedy Hill reportedly died of a suspected drug overdose after a long struggle with depression, which she'd previously written about.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that's sent emergency responders to locations more than 3,500 times.

Facebook’s effort to stop suicides by monitoring your posts reveals a worrisome gap between tech giants and healthcare experts

Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that has dispatched emergency responders more than 3,500 times. But we don't know how well it works, experts say.
Chris Hemsworth as Thor, the God of Thunder.

Why Thor’s brand-new look in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is problematic, especially when his story line had so much potential

The Marvel movie explores the effect of Thanos’ snap on our remaining heroes — including the God of Thunder, who shows severe symptoms of PTSD.

The Netflix show ‘13 Reasons Why’ was just tied to an uptick in youth suicides. Experts have been sounding the alarm for years.

The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" was tied to an uptick in suicides among young Americans. Experts have warned the show sends a dangerous message.
Psychedelics appear to have a unique ability to treat conditions that fail to respond to even the best current medicines.

Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world’s first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines

The research hub opens Friday with funds from Tim Ferriss. Scientists will explore the drugs' potential to treat mental illnesses like depression.
Patricia Arquette and Joey King star as Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard in 'The Act.'

Here’s how the cast of Hulu’s ‘The Act’ compares to the real people involved in the infamous Gypsy Rose Blanchard murder

Hulu's original series "The Act" is based on the real murder of Dee Dee Blanchard at the instruction of her abused daughter.