I Went to a High-End Psychedelic Retreat to Address My Anxiety
As more people become interested in trying psychedelics, spa-like retreats are popping up all over the world. Should people with mental health issues feel safe trying them?
Lessons on Anxiety From a Stray Cat
When a cat appeared on my windowsill, I tried to tame it in much the same way that I was attempting to control my anxious mind. I failed at both—but learned something about living with anxiety along the way.
Millions Are Turning to This Drug for Pain and Anxiety. But There’s Almost No Evidence It Works
Gabapentin is approved for treating seizures and nerve pain, yet 95 percent of the time it’s used for other conditions, without strong research to back it up. With recent links to overdose and reports of suicide, why is still being used so much?
A Big Study on Weed and Mental Health Reveals Just How Little We Know
The findings don’t mean that cannabis doesn’t help mental health—just that we need more research on the effects of weed on the mind.