The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.
'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life
"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
How I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, But Survived to Tell the Story
Inside the dark world of drug-fuelled sex parties where an increasing number of gay Indians want to feel belonged, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.
If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help
People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides
U.S. counties above 4,000 feet have twice the suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?
The Sort of Parents ‘Generation Anxiety’ Will Grow Up to Be
How mental health intersects with our decision on whether or not to have kids in the future.
I Lost My Own Therapist to Suicide
It’s been about a year since Mark’s death. In that time, my perspective on empathy has changed dramatically.
We Need To Stop Asking Celebrities To Apologise For Mental Health Issues
Goo Hara apologised for being depressed. Maho Yamaguchi apologised for speaking out against sexual assault. Why are women being asked to do this?
How Do You Help an Online Friend Who Seems Depressed?
When you barely know someone, it's hard to tell what’s a mental health crisis and what’s just run-of-the-mill venting.
What Happened When I Stopped Going to Therapy
"During the last loss of both therapist and psychiatrist, I became technically homeless for four months."
More People Are Feeling Despair and it Might Be Killing Us
A study of over 18,000 Americans found that despair increases in your 30s and could be leading to an increase of "deaths of despair."
What It's Like to Be Diagnosed With Depression at Eight Years Old
"In year 4, getting up each day was a battle for me and my parents. I began finding it difficult to walk. I started getting excruciating headaches."