The Psychiatric 'Wonder Drug' That Almost No One Is Using

Clozapine could save the lives of suicidal schizophrenic people who aren't responding to other treatments. So why are so few doctors using it?
Shayla Love
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
mental health

How Can You Treat Someone Who Doesn't Think They're Mentally Ill?

Laws are being passed that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment for health problems they don’t believe they have.
Carrie Arnold
mental health

When Will You Be Able to Use Ketamine For Social Anxiety?

Yet another study has heroed the drug as a potential treatment for severe mental conditions, this time for social anxiety disorder. But there's a while to go until we can easily access ketamine via pill or spray — especially where anxiety is concerned.
Rebecca Kamm

Three People Share How They Fought Depression and Won

"There was a moment with friends when I looked around and felt, for the first time in a really long time, happy."
VICE Staff
Views On My Own

Getting a PhD Is Bad for Your Mental Health

No shit. It’s why I quit.
Drew Brown

[Premiere] Digital Collages Reflect on the Aesthetic Pleasure of Psychiatry

Clip art and prescription pills flood Cecily Feitel’s issue of FELT Zine.
Nathaniel Ainley
so sad today

It Gets Better and Then It Gets Worse

What will I do with this column and my Twitter account if the sadness doesn't end? Do I keep writing about the experience of living with depression and anxiety, and exploring the nuances of sadness forever?
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Another Company Will Start Offering Martin Shkreli's $750 Pill for a Buck

The internet's most hated dude has been undermined yet again.
Drew Millard

Should We Start Worrying About Pharmaceutical Patent Trolls?

An expert told us there "a gold rush for profit" in patent-centric areas such as the drug biz.
Mike Pearl

How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Could Ruin My Life and Body

For people with autoimmune diseases, the TPP could make our medication exorbitantly expensive and confine us to a life of pain and isolation.
Dominic Hoey

Female Viagra Sounds Pretty Garbage

This week the US FDA approved Flibanserin, a drug to increase sexual desire in women. But despite the hype, it sounds like another sexual disappointment.
Wendy Syfret