All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mental illness’

Amanda Bynes Shares Self-Portrait on Twitter

Amanda Bynes is back on Twitter and she recently shared what many believe is a self-portrait sketch with her followers. The former All That star was off Twitter for about three months during a fairly trying time in her life. It’s been a difficult year for Amanda Bynes, as she has battled mental illness and had some major disagreements with …

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Jillian Jacobson, California Teacher, Commits Suicide in Classroom

Jillian Jacobson, a well liked photography teacher in Southern California, committed suicide in her classroom last week. Her body was discovered by students. According to a report from KCRA.com, students arrived at the El Dorado High School classroom of Jillian Jacobson last Monday to find the door locked. Thinking their teacher was simply running a bit late, they got the …

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Amanda Bynes: Is Her Mental State Improving?

Amanda Bynes is living on her own for the first time in quite a while, which is a strong indication that her mental state is improving. The conservatorship over the All That and The Amanda Show star was extended by a judge in Ventura County last week, which means her parents are still in charge of both her money and …

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Amanda Bynes Lives Alone, Conservatorship Intact

Amanda Bynes is doing well following her lashing out at her parents via Twitter, and recent erratic behavior. She is living on her own. However in court on Tuesday, a Ventura County, California judge extended the conservatorship over the actress until a hearing on June 23rd. This means her parents are still in control of both her finances and her …

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Amanda Bynes: No DUI Prosecution for September Violation

Amanda Bynes has seemingly dodged another bullet. The former Nickelodeon star of All That and The Amanda Show was stopped for drunk driving back in September, but the Los Angeles city attorney has decided not to pursue the DUI charge. “After much deliberation and review,” the city attorney decided the charge won’t be pursued, however the actress isn’t off the …

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Amanda Bynes Back On Twitter, Appears Healthy

Amanda Bynes is back on Twitter after a month away from social media. The former All That star suffers from serious mental illness and has very public outbursts from time to time–some of which she shares on Twitter. Hopefully a new photo and post are indicative of a healthier, more stable Amanda Bynes. The 28-year-old has dyed her hair from …

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Amanda Bynes Says She Had Sex With Caleb Pusey

Amanda Bynes’ psychological problems have been the stuff of news lately. And now, she has dragged 19-year-old Caleb Pusey into the spotlight yet again. Back in October, Bynes announced that she and Pusey were engaged. Pusey denied the claims, and told reporters that they just became friends after meeting in rehab. After Pusey went public, Bynes conceded and sent out …

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Demi Lovato On Eating Disorders: Not A Choice

Demi Lovato spoke out recently about eating disorders, giving a shout out to an organization that provides help to those suffering from them, as well as from additional mental illnesses. She also made mention of the fact that those with eating disorders don’t have any choice in the matter. “Having an eating disorder doesn’t show ‘strength.’ Strength is when are …

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Amanda Bynes: Parents Dropping Conservatorship?

Amanda Bynes has reportedly been released from her psychiatric hold and has been spotted wandering around Hollywood. Now it seems her parents may also be dropping the conservatorship a court granted them over their daughter in the midst of her most recent bout of erratic behavior. Sources told PerezHilton.com that Amanda Bynes has made death threats against both of her …

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Bipolar Symptoms May Soon Be Treated With New Drugs

According to Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, bipolar disorder affects 5.7 million adults in America. While there is no cure for bipolar disorder, new research may provide new drug therapies that could lessen the severity of bipolar symptoms. Per Mayo Clinic’s definition of bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive disorder), the disorder is “associated with mood swings that range from …

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Amanda Bynes Will Stay In Psychiatric Hold For Two More Weeks

After being committed for a 72-hour psychiatric hold on Friday, October 10, Amanda Bynes is reportedly up for an extended stay of two weeks in a Pasadena hospital. Bynes flew into Los Angeles from New York on Friday and was chauffeured to Las Encinas Hospital, where she was put on 5150 hold. The order is reserved for a person deemed …

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Amanda Bynes to Have Psychiatric Hearing This Week

Amanda Bynes’ wild bout with freedom appears to be over. The 28-year-old former actress is currently under a 72-hour involuntary psychiatric hold at a Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California. According to a CNN report, Bynes’ immediate future will be decided soon during an administrative hearing to be held this week. The hearing, which Bynes’ parents will not be attending, …

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