Johnny Manziel was hospitalized Monday night in Texas.
According to sources, Manziel, a former Heisman winner he was admitted to a hospital in Humble, TX on Monday.
Manziel, who revealed that he suffered from bipolar disorder in February, reportedly had a reaction to an adjustment in the prescription medicine known as Lithium which he takes for his Bipolar disorder.
Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63.
Coroner investigators suspect “the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” according to a statement from the Marin County, California, Sheriff’s Office.
Williams has long been a sufferer of bipolar disorder, a mental illness where the person fluctuates between episodes of extreme energy, focus and productivity (mania) and severe depression.
Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder that is most-commonly treated through a combination of psychotherapy and medications. People who limit their treatment or stop taking medications may be at higher risk for the symptoms associated with bipolar disorder, such as mania or depression. Most people with bipolar disorder need lifelong treatment for the concern, as there is no cure for it.
Some people with bipolar disorder feel that the medications commonly prescribed for the disorder make them feel like they’re “living in a fog,” or that all their emotions lack any sort of depth. For these kinds of reasons, some people choose not to keep taking medications to treat the disorder.
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Suicide is a common symptom of severe, clinical depression. When properly treated, the feelings of suicide often remit as the depression lifts. But even under treatment, sometimes people choose to take their own life.
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Josh Marks, MasterChef finalist diagnoses with Schizophrenia before death.
‘Masterchef” finalist Josh Marks, who was found dead of a self inflicted gun shot wound on Friday October . in an Chicago alley…was diagnosed with schizophrenia 24 hours before committing suicide.
Paulette Mitchell, the mother of the ‘MasterChef’ season 3 finalist, who came in second to Christine Ha, says her reality son star completed an out-patient treatment program Thursday — where he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Mitchell also believes that the thought of dealing with more mental issues may have been what pushed her son over the edge and caused him to take his own life.
Marks, had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and according to his mother…he had come to terms with his diagnosis ,but “couldn’t bear the thought of another diagnosis.”
Mitchell, was upset about the diagnosis and was reportedly very concerned about her sons mental well being…had stayed with him the night before he took his own life. The following day…she left to pick her daughter up at school and was contacted by a family member later that evening who told her Josh was walking through a nearby alley clutching a gun. She rushed over to check on him and it was then that she found her son dead with a revolver at his side.
Mitchell, confirmed previous reports that her sons delusions were centered around ‘MasterChef‘ host Gordon Ramsey. Marks was arrested in July by University of Chicago police after allegedly punching an officer and attempting to steal his gun. It took five officers to subdue him. He told authorities that the shows host had possessed his body.
A spokesperson for the family reported that they plan to start a foundation in his honor to help raise awareness about mental illness.
Josh Marks was 26.
Marks recorded a video for “Make a Sound Project,” in which he revealed that he had bipolar disorder.