Mental Health

This BMW Ad With a ‘Crazy’ Woman Has Angered Mental Health Advocates

Will a BMW commercial that's come under fire from prominent mental-health advocates get bounced from the NCAA men's basketball tournament telecasts?

Trailer for a Horror Movie Called Schizo Suddenly Becomes Something Else Entirely

Here's a clever ad that starts off as a preview for a horror movie called Schizo and ends with Glenn Close talking about BringChange2Mind, the organization she founded.

McDonald’s Apologizes for Mental-Health Parody Ad It Says It Didn’t Approve

Are you addicted to the Big Mac, or can you stop anytime you want?

Australia bursts your bubble with suicide ad

This Australian suicide-awareness ad from Saatch & Saatchi in Sydney for the Bipolar Education Foundation has raised red flags in the mental-health community for a couple of reasons. First, its […]

Germany debuts mentally ill stuffed animals

Promising hours of fun for the whole family, a German company has introduced a line of stuffed animals that suffer from psychiatric disorders. There's Dub the turtle, who has severe […]

Mental-health PSAs aren’t exactly feel-good

These Ad Council spots from Grey, addressing mental-health problems, are well intentioned, and no can argue that the loving support of friends goes a long way toward helping folks get […]

Suicidal feeling might be something you ate

Scotland has unveiled a new anti-suicide campaign. It centers on the TV spot below, by ad agency Frame, in which a man trudges through his bleak Scottish life in silent […]

BBC trying to make British a happier people

The BBC's vision of happiness seems to involve multicolored, happy-faced balloons hanging out in an eerie laundrette and babbling endlessly in working-class British accents about what makes them smile. That's […]

Mental-health PSAs even creepier with dolls

Speaking of things not for the faint of heart, here's yet another creepy European PSA. (Is there another kind?) This one's for the network of Children's Hospitals in Finland, and […]