depression

10.2.19

Birth Control Pills Might Be Making Teens Depressed

The pill is an amazing feat of medicine, but it's shocking that science doesn’t really know how hormones affect developing brains.

9.5.19

The Internet Knows You’re Depressed and It’s Marketing Accordingly

Researchers in Europe studied how websites catering to the depressed track and sell data.

8.28.19

Mental Health Is for Rich People

Canada loves being The One With Universal Health Care. But if your illness is in your brain, that universality is a lie.

8.21.19

My Painful Attempt at Treating My Depression Through Online Therapy

I was drowning in my hectic schedule, and online therapy just felt like one more thing to do.

8.1.19

'Euphoria’ Is Honest About the Painful, Unglamorous Realities of Depression

When you're deep in it, sometimes you can't drag yourself out of bed to pee.

7.15.19

The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.

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7.11.19

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."

7.8.19

I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, but Survived to Tell the Story

In the chemsex scene, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.

7.4.19

If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help

People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.

6.25.19

The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides

U.S. counties above 4,000 feet have twice the suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?

6.4.19

Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Colour to Get Therapy?

More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.

5.29.19

I Lost My Own Therapist to Suicide

It’s been about a year since Mark’s death. In that time, my perspective on empathy has changed dramatically.

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