depression

Internet

Many Mental Health Websites Aren't Handling Your Data Responsibly

Researchers in Europe studied how websites catering to the depressed track and sell data.
Matthew Gault
9.5.19
mind

'Euphoria’ Is Honest About the Painful, Unglamorous Realities of Depression

When you're deep in it, sometimes you can't drag yourself out of bed to pee.
Alex Wexelman
7.31.19
mind

The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.
Shayla Love
7.15.19
climate change

'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."
Mike Pearl
7.11.19
climate change

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.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
7.3.19
mind

The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides

U.S. counties above 4,000 feet have twice the suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?
Shayla Love
6.25.19
mental health

Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Color to Get Therapy?

More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.
Rajul Punjabi
6.4.19
mind

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.
Court Stroud
5.29.19
Health

How Letter Writing Became an Unexpected Mental Health Aid

More people have realized how taking pen to paper can force you to consider the nuances, logic, and depth of your thoughts.
Kamila Rymajdo
5.17.19
mental health

How Do You Help an Online Friend Who Seems Depressed?

When you barely know someone, it's hard to tell what’s a mental health crisis and what’s just run-of-the-mill venting.
Emily Cassel
5.6.19
therapy diaries

What Happened When I Stopped Going to Therapy

"During the last loss of both therapist and psychiatrist, I became technically homeless for four months."
VICE Staff
5.2.19
mental health

What It's Like to Be Diagnosed with Depression at Eight Years Old

"In the fourth grade, getting up each day was a battle for me and my parents. I began finding it difficult to walk. I started getting excruciating headaches."
Kieron Passaway
4.24.19
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