depression

10.3.19

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.

8.26.19

Sad, Spiritual, Horny: Why Simon Amstell Is the Definitive Comic of 2019

His new Netflix special 'Set Free' is a masterclass in the soul-searching, abject comedy that has come to define a generation.

7.16.19

The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

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

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.

7.5.19

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.

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6.25.19

The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides

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

6.24.19

The Sort of Parents ‘Generation Anxiety’ Will Grow Up to Be

How mental health intersects with our decision on whether or not to have kids in the future.

5.30.19

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.

5.17.19

How Letter Writing Became an Unexpected Mental Health Aid

More people have realised how taking pen to paper can force you to consider the nuances, logic and depth of your thoughts.

5.3.19

What Happened When I Stopped Going to Therapy

"During the last loss of both therapist and psychiatrist, I became technically homeless for four months."

5.1.19

Record Numbers of Students Are Disclosing Their Mental Health Status

What is it like as a fresher when you tell your university that you have a mental illness?

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