mental health

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Parents Can Now Force Teens to Get Mental Health Help in Washington State

“I’d much rather have a resistant, alive youth than a dead one.”

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When College Students Want Mental Health Help but Get Stuck Waiting in Line

Amid a historic increase in students seeking counseling services, many find themselves forced to endure long periods without help.

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Workers of the World, Unplug: The Fight for the ‘Right to Disconnect’

France, Luxembourg, Spain, and the Philippines have already taken steps to legislate a cap on the 8-hour work day. Will other countries follow suit?


TV Depictions of Mental Illness Are on the Rise. HBO Wants to Give Context

The network is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Health on a new initiative that includes pre-show awareness "bumpers."


Ellen and Science Confirm: Rich People Only Care About Themselves

Ellen and Bush don’t really make the strangest of bedfellows, and we have the studies to prove it.


Workplace Discrimination Is a Major Mental Health Issue for LGBTQ People

A trio of cases concerning LGBTQ employment rights are heading to the Supreme Court this week. Workers' livelihoods—and actual lives—are on the line.


Anxious People Also Get Anxious From Relaxing

There's a name for these feelings: relaxation-induced anxiety.


This New Oliver Sacks Documentary Is Celebration of Thinking Differently

Sacks was an expert in many areas, but not culture. When Michael Jackson died, Sacks said, “What is Michael Jackson?”


10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a 'Death Coach'

"I have everything from 18-year-olds to 80-year-olds, honestly. Being afraid of death is pretty universal."


The Hidden Psychological Crisis That Hurricanes Leave in Their Wake

Some local Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas are hoping to address the PTSD that results from our increasingly frequent weather disasters.


1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."


The Hidden Stress of Growing Up a Child of Immigrants

Though immigrants come from a variety of backgrounds, there are certain stressors that U.S.-born children of immigrants have in common.