Stories tagged: bipolar disorder
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
Actress Jenifer Lewis embraces her bipolar self
Character actress Jenifer Lewis has played the hilarious, take-no-prisoners grandmother Ruby Johnson to great acclaim for 3
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
Supreme Court reverses forced medication order
The Montana Supreme Court has reversed a forced medication order for a 72-year-old woman with biopolar disorder who was involuntarily committed to the state psychiatric hospital in October 2015.
Fri., July 24, 2015
‘Polar Bear’ sheds sympathetic light on fragile family
In 1978, when writer-director Maya Forbes was 10 years old, her mother went away to graduate school, leaving Forbes and her little sister in the care of their mentally ill …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2015
House collectively passes ‘Joel’s Law’
OLYMPIA – Rep. Tom Dent urged his colleagues to pass “Joel’s Law” by recalling his son’s tense standoff late last year with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies. A patient of severe …
Wed., April 16, 2014, 9:01 a.m.
Man charged with marathon hoax due in court
BOSTON — A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has a mental disorder, his mother …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012, 12:13 a.m.
Trouble not over for Jesse Jackson Jr.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jesse Jackson Jr.’s resignation from Congress might end his once-promising political career but it doesn’t mark the end of troubles for the civil rights icon’s son. Just …
Tue., Jan. 26, 2010
Spokane groups look to help sufferers of mental disorders
By this time next year, Tom will finally have his Ph.D. completed. A 40-year old Spokane academic, Tom is smart, healthy and successful. But three years ago, he was diagnosed …
Fri., June 5, 2009, 9:49 p.m.
Brother remembers panhandler as quiet, intelligent
A longtime panhandler found dead in a downtown parking lot Wednesday attended Spokane schools as a child but dropped out of society at 19 after failing in the Army, his …
Fri., Feb. 22, 2008
Life sentence for Kim
Bryan Kim, the mentally ill teenager convicted by a Spokane jury last month of murdering his parents, will spend the rest of his life in prison with no possibility of …