Depression: Offering Support
Trying to offer support to a friend or loved one with depression can be hard. Here are some suggestions about what to do -- and what not to do.
Schizophrenia and Suicide
WebMD explains the connection between suicidal behavior and schizophrenia, including risk factors for suicide among people with schizophrenia and suicide prevention for people with schizophrenia.
Cocaine Use and Its Effects
WebMD examines cocaine use, including how the illegal drug affects the body and brain.
Treating a Drug Overdose With Naloxone
Naloxone can reverse overdoses from heroin and other painkillers. Now, some family and friends of users can use it to save lives.
What Is Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome?
Drugs used to treat schizophrenia and other mental health illnesses can cause a rare but serious reaction. Learn what neuroleptic malignant syndrome is and how it's treated.
Some people who take drugs to treat schizophrenia and other mental health disorders have uncontrolled, jerky movements of the face and body. It’s called tardive dyskinesia. Find out what causes it and how it's treated.
What Is Psychosis?
Psychosis is a set of symptoms that affect the mind. Those who experience it lose touch with reality. Find out what causes psychotic episodes and what treatments might help.
Schizophrenia: When Do Symptoms Usually Start?
Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder. Find out when symptoms tend to start.
Schizophrenia and Your Brain
When you have schizophrenia, what goes on inside your brain? Several things, including loss of brain tissue.
Eat Well to Improve Your Mood
Diet can have an effect on mood and depression. This article offers tips on how to eat right so you stay healthy and feel good.