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Zone of Non-being

Darryl Walker Jr

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mental illness

Schizophrenia and the Racist View of Sanity

Black men are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia than other subsets of the population. Schizophrenia, according to the DSM-5, is a chronic mental illness that makes it difficult for a person to distinguish reality from falsehood. It... Continue Reading →

Dismantling Capitalism: Strategy for Ending Veteran Suicide

Images of flag-draped coffins are often attributed to wars fought abroad. A seldom acknowledged internal battle, however, also poses a danger to U.S. service members. In 2014, twenty veterans took their lives every day.┬áThe risk for suicide among veterans was... Continue Reading →

How the Pharmaceutical Industry Manipulates Mental Health

The pharmaceutical industry wields an immense amount of influence over both mental health professionals and the general public. With their unmatched power over regulatory processes and direct-to-consumer advertising, pharmaceutical companies create and shape knowledge of psychiatric illness. There are at... Continue Reading →

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