mental disorders

1.18.16

The Teens Using Instagram Hashtags to Glorify Suicide

Ana, Annie, Bella, Deb, Mia, Perry, Sue and Sophie aren't real girls. They're abbreviations for mental health issues and eating disorders used by teenagers looking to band together through personal stories on Instagram.

7.8.15

I Spent a Week Undercover in a Pro-Anorexia WhatsApp Group

The skeletal girls in it bowed before a mysterious leader known as "the goddess of emaciation".