mental health

Health

How Letter Writing Became an Unexpected Mental Health Aid

More people have realised how taking pen to paper can force you to consider the nuances, logic and depth of your thoughts.
Kamila Rymajdo
7 hours ago
Sex

I Wore a Music-Activated Vibrator to the Club Instead of Doing Drugs

I had more orgasms than you had last weekend.
Lindsey Leonard
10 hours ago
The Anxiety Hour

Honor Eastly On Making a Living Off Your Deepest, Darkest Moments

In our latest episode of the Anxiety Hour, the writer and podcaster reflects on the mundane realities of sometimes wanting to die.
VICE Staff
5.14.19
mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.7.19
The Anxiety Hour

Andrew W.K. Explains How Partying Will Sooth Your Brain and Save Your Life

To be clear, we’re not talking about drinking a million beers and staying up late. For the musician and writer, partying is a way to overcome dread and terror to find peace and pleasure.
VICE Staff
5.7.19
mind

Offices Can Be Hell for People Whose Brains Work Differently

Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.
Shayla Love
5.6.19
mental health

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.
Emily Cassel
5.6.19
mental health

Photos of an Illegal Mental Health Awareness March in Moscow

Campaigners of PsychoActive risked arrest to demonstrate against the lack of mental health support in Russia.
Olga Kravets
5.6.19
mental health

How to Look After Your Mental Health as a Student

A no-bullshit guide covering alcohol consumption to study management.
Rianna Walcott
4.30.19
The Anxiety Hour

Mojo JuJu Is Searching for the Identity Her Family Weren’t Allowed to Embrace

On the latest episode of the Anxiety Hour, the musician describes how her parents' experiences of race and identity in Australia gave her a sense of hereditary disconnection—something music helps her to overcome.
VICE Staff
4.30.19
mental health

What It's Like to Be Diagnosed with Depression at Eight Years Old

"In the fourth grade, getting up each day was a battle for me and my parents. I began finding it difficult to walk. I started getting excruciating headaches."
Kieron Passaway
4.24.19
Australia Today

Laughing Gas to Be Used as Antidepressant in Australian Medical Trial

Participants will sit in a chair and inhale nitrous oxide for an hour at a time while they "relax and listen to nice music." Enrolments are now open.
Gavin Butler
4.17.19
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