The VICE Guide to Mental Health
When Are We Going to Stop Marginalising Black and Minority Ethnic Mental Health Patients?
The government has all but abandoned the vital issue of race in mental health treatment – a frightening reality when you consider that the number of people from BME groups being admitted for crisis care vastly outweigh any other.
You Have No Idea What the Term 'Depressed' Really Means Until It Devours You
"Depression" was a just a word to me before, like "sandals" or "matinée". Now, I get a pang in my chest whenever I hear it and the memories of desperate, dark sadness flicker behind my eyes.
The Life, Death and Possible Resurrection of the Asylum
Half a century ago, state mental hospitals closed after a series of horrific abuses – but in the aftermath, many mentally ill people were forced onto the streets or into jails. Now some are arguing it's time to bring these institutions back.
The Internet Is Not a Doctor
"The internet is the biggest source of misinformation about mental health that has ever been created," says Dr Robert Epstein, mental health expert and former Psychology Today editor-in-chief.