mental health

Environmental Extremes

We Visited the Mumbai Neighbourhood so Polluted It's Been Declared Unfit for Human Habitation

Mahul poses a dystopian and disturbing picture of what happens when you’re forced to live amidst extreme pollution. It’s a story that can only end in death, unless residents somehow scrape together the resources to leave.
Pallavi Pundir
3 days ago
sexual health

1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."
Jesse Hicks
4 days ago
Hurricane Dorian

The Hidden Psychological Crisis That Hurricanes Leave in Their Wake

Some local Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas are hoping to address the PTSD that results from our increasingly frequent weather disasters.
Harron Walker
4 days ago
Features

How Ketamine Became the UK Teenager's Drug of Choice

It's always been around, but in 2019 ketamine is back at the top of the teenage drug menu.
Ryan Bassil
9.16.19
mind

Socially Anxious People Are Taking MDMA and Other Psychedelics to Cope

Scientists say that combined with therapy, these drugs could be a promising treatment option.
Shayla Love
8.29.19
mental health

What Happens When an Abortion Doesn't Fully Work

I had an incomplete abortion last year. This is what I wish I'd known about them.
Rose Stokes
8.15.19
mind

We Talked to People in the 11 Percent of Millennials Who 'Always' Feel Lonely

"How can I be this old and not have any friends?"
Allie Conti
8.14.19
Australia

WATCH: How This Man on Stabbing Spree Was Stopped By Sydney Bystanders With Chairs and a Milk Crate

The man, who had already allegedly killed one woman and stabbed another, was running through the streets of Sydney's business district.
Tim Hume
8.13.19
LGBTQ

The Exhausting Work of LGBTQ Code-Switching

Queer, trans, and non-binary people have to do the extra work of changing how they speak, act and express themselves in everyday spaces.
Madeleine Holden
8.13.19
Social Media

The Rise of the Instagram Therapist

With more therapists than ever on social media, we should ask whether they need to follow a new set of guidelines.
Emily Reynolds
8.13.19
mental health

Every Single Crisis You’ll Have in Your Twenties

That's right, all nine years of existential terror.
Daisy Jones
Hannah Ewens
8.9.19
Photos

This Photographer Made Peace With Her Body by Distorting It

Ángela Burón creates impossible conjunctions of limbs, faces, and boobs because, as she says, "it cures my head.”
Talia Slonim
8.7.19
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