mental health

the internet

How the Internet Turns Shopping into an Obsession

A new report from internet use and psychology researchers warns that the internet could be contributing to more cases of "shopping addiction."
Lauren O'Neill
10.15.18
Film

This Is the Best Version of 'A Star Is Born' Yet

To prep for the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper reboot, I watched all the old versions, and the new one is the best of the bunch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.5.18
tv

'Maniac' Nails What It's Like Living with Mental Illness

The Netflix series stars Emma Stone and Jonah Hill as New Yorkers seeking a psychological cure-all.
Kara Weisenstein
9.26.18
Drugs

I Save Lives on the Front Lines of South Florida's Opioid Crisis

We talked to Allie Severino, star of VICELAND’s new show 'DOPESICK NATION,' about working in her region's notorious recovery industry.
Sarah Bellman
9.12.18
mental health

The Way Depression Is Studied Is Keeping Kids from Getting the Help They Need

The World Health Organization estimates that depression is the main cause of illness for teenagers. Yet many healthcare professionals still don't know how to treat it.
Rebecca Baden
9.10.18
gun debate

What Is the Relationship Between Gun Ownership and Mental Health?

Our new series 'Maybe I'm Wrong' wants to spur meaningful conversation around the gun debate.
Krishna Andavolu
9.6.18
How to Exist OK

We Asked a Minister How to Deal with the Pointlessness of Life

"People have been yelling at God for a long time. There's some solace to be had in that."
Gideon Jacobs
8.15.18
Life Inside

The Inmate I Took Under My Wing Didn't Survive Prison

I failed to realize that staying out of trouble is as much about mental health as it is about physical safety.
Kimberly Davoren as told to Mustafa Z. Mirza
8.10.18
Views My Own

How We Kill Our Trainwreck Celebrities

What funereal documentaries like 'Whitney' and 'McQueen' say about us.
Connor Garel
8.9.18
mental illness

PTSD, Suicide, and Despair: The Silent Perils of Being a Firefighter

The most dangerous part of the job can come when firefighters are off the clock.
Cole Kazdin
8.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Instagram Will Soon Let You Know How Much Time You're Wasting on Instagram

In a move aimed at improving mental health that might be more depressing than just scrolling through your feed.
Lauren Messman
8.1.18
employment

We Asked Experts How to Survive a Soul-Sucking Job

When you can't tell your boss to shove it, and there's just no way you'll ever love it.
Anna Goldfarb
7.26.18