anxiety

Health

I Tried Cold Water Swimming to See if the Rumored Health Benefits Were Real

More and more people are starting their days with a dip in ice cold water, with some saying it dramatically improves their ability to manage depression.
Angus Harrison
3.4.19
Drugs

The Story of a Black-Out Benzo Addict

The blissful escape of benzodiazepines helped me cope with depression and anxiety, but my life ended up falling apart around me.
Daniel Finn
2.22.19
Drugs

A Melbourne Hospital Will Trial Magic Mushroom Therapy for Dying Patients

Australia's first shroom trial is set to take place at St Vincent's Hospital in April.
Gavin Butler
1.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

A Sanity Checklist for 2019

From sleeping well to logging off every once in a while.
VICE Staff
1.9.19
relationships

Men Tend to Struggle With Breakup Regret More Than Women

Regrets over relationships that went south is more common than other forms of regret, psychologists say.
Nick Keppler
1.7.19
GAMES

My Biggest Revelations of 2018 Came from an Indie Video Game

'Celeste' helped me manage my anxiety and taught me to be kinder to myself.
Nicole Clark
12.28.18
Books

Charlamagne tha God Wants More Men to Get Vulnerable

In celebration of his new book, 'Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me,' we spoke to the radio host about his fears, fame, and therapy.
Noel Ransome
11.7.18
Film

Why This Movie Cast People Who Are Facially Different

Montreal filmmaker Alexandre Franchi explores the world of the facially-different—along with a cast requiring no make-up—in his new film Happy Face.
Matthew Hays
10.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Instagram Will Soon Let You Know How Much Time You're Wasting on Instagram

In a move aimed at improving mental health that might be more depressing than just scrolling through your feed.
Lauren Messman
8.1.18
Film

'The Dark Knight’ Helped Me Recognize My Fear of People

Christopher Nolan’s superhero epic nailed how society deals with anxiety, and I know that from personal experience.
Noel Ransome
7.19.18
Views My Own

I’m Transforming into a Nightmare Clown to Beat My Post-Sobriety Anxiety

Forcing myself to get on stage... what could possibly go wrong?
Jaik Puppyteeth
7.18.18
Humor

This Artist Turns His Anxiety and Depression into Darkly Hilarious Comics

These illustrations by @alecwithpen are super relatable for anyone who's struggled with their mental health.
Eleanor Lambert
6.4.18
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