What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead
“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?
Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
Not Over It, Not Fixed, and Living a Life Worth Living
Healing from sexual abuse and trauma isn’t a journey with an end point. An excerpt from ‘Whatever Gets You Through.’
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen
As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
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.
The Burnout and Escapism Issue
The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
When Meditation Goes Wrong
For some people, meditating can lead to severe complications, from depression to traumatic flashbacks.
Terrifying Family Trauma Is the New Thing in Horror
Netflix's 'Haunting of Hill House' is the latest horror series delving into terrible family history.
Full Transcript of XXXTentacion Domestic Abuse Recording Released
The full recording captures the late controversial rapper admitting to instances of violence and domestic abuse and discussing his struggles with suicidal thoughts and trauma.
'BoJack Horseman' Helped Me Grapple with the Death of an Abusive Parent
What happens when you lose a parent who was abused, but traumatized you your entire life.
VICE Guide to Life
People Told Us About Their Most Traumatic First Day of School in Six Words
“Was nervous. Puked into my bookbag.”
Disney Movies Ranked from Least to Most Childhood-Ruining
So. Much. Parental Death.