suicide

Suicide is on the rise, especially among young people. Tonic dug deeper than the statistics to find out why.

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

25 Students Died by Suicide After an Indian Exam Board Wrongly Failed Them

Teachers were even found guilty of incorrectly giving students 0 marks when they had actually scored 99.
Shamani Joshi
4.30.19
News

The Prodigy's Keith Flint Has Died, Aged 49

The musician was found at his home on Monday morning.
Noisey UK Staff
3.4.19
Fashion

Burberry is Sorry its "Nautical" Hoodie Drawstring Looks Like a Noose

Rex Santus
2.21.19
Health

A Woman Who Overdosed on Paracetamol Describes the Pain

Paracetamol overdose is the leading cause of liver failure in the western world... and it's excruciating.
Laura Woods
2.20.19
mental health

On Friends Who Want to Die

I was struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. Turns out the best person to talk to was someone who was coping with the same things.
Aisha Mirza
2.6.19
mental health

Students Hanged Dummies Off Westminster Bridge to Highlight the UK's Ongoing Mental Health Crisis

All 20 of the students involved had either attempted or considered suicide before the age of 18.
Ben Charlie Smoke
1.15.19
Transformations

I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
12.30.18
HIV

This Is What HIV Criminalization Can Look Like in Prison

John Dorn's case stands to change wider prison policy around HIV criminalization.
Sony Salzman
11.27.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

How a Teen Tried to Heal Her Town after Losing Two Friends to Suicide

By the end of 2016, Nina Griffiths, a teen from New Zealand, had won $10,000 in funding for a youth centre, expanded their peer-support program, and propelled the conversation about youth suicide back onto the national stage.
Tess McClure
10.15.18
spending

How to Find a Therapist You Can Actually Afford

With a single session costing as much as $300 in some cities, mental health care can feel more like a privilege than a right. We asked practitioners and patients alike for tips on how to make it work.
Ilana Novick
9.9.18
cults

Visiting Jonestown: Site of the Largest Murder-Suicide in Modern History

The cult compound where 918 people ended their lives is today in ruins.
Julie Fenwick
9.7.18
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