Sexarbejdere beskriver øjeblikket, hvor de fortalte deres venner og familier om deres arbejde
"Min mor græd, da jeg fortalte hende det, og sagde, at mine valg var hendes skyld på grund af den måde, hun havde opdraget mig på."
Mød bankmanden, der er nået til tops i finansverdenen ved at tage mikroskopiske doser af LSD og svampe
"Det føles helt seriøst som pillen fra 'Limitless'."
What's It Like to Be in a Band When You're Living with Bipolar Disorder?
"When you’re manic," explains Patrick Stickles from Titus Andronicus, "it can be dangerous to have a lot of people respond to it positively."
Why Eazy-E's Death Still Can't Make Hip-Hop Talk About AIDS
Hip-hop's stigma against HIV/AIDs has come to take a back seat to the fact that many of the communities most vulnerable to contracting it simply don’t view it as a problem that affects them.
How Borderline Personality Disorder Put an End to My Party Days
At the time I was suffering most from the mental illness, everyone from my friends to my GP failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.
Inside Appleby Fair: The Biggest Annual Gathering of Gypsies and Travellers in Europe
"People say: 'Why don't you lot go back to where you've come from?' But when we're on Appleby, we don't get that. Just for this week we get a sense of place, a sense of being and a sense of ancestry."
This Is the Reality of Living With M.E.
M.E. doesn't just mean "being tired all the time" – the brain can't connect properly to the spinal nerve tracts and so fails to control vital bodily functions. It's time we started taking it seriously.
Married to God – Why More And More Young British Women Are Choosing to Become Nuns
Statistics from the Catholic Church in reveal that the number of women entering convent life has hit a 25-year high: why?
Being Mindful of the Language Surrounding Mental Health Isn't 'PC Gone Mad' – It's Basic Humanity
Considering the tabloid headlines surrounding Andreas Lubitz's depression, how far have we really come since the Sun's infamous "Bonkers Bruno" splash in the way we publicly acknowledge mental illness?
What It's Like Recovering from a Suicide Attempt
More people below the age of 35 die from suicide in this country than any other reason. This is what it's like to reach a point where death seems like the only rational option, but also how the experience can be a catalyst for recovery.
Where Did My OCD Come From?
There's always been a big part of me that wanted to believe that OCD is genetic, that my mum's DNA – rather than her behaviour – gave me OCD. But I've realised that pointing the finger isn't that important when you want to get well.
How It Actually Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety
My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But like many mental health conditions, with the right treatment and techniques, life is very liveable.