Netflix Removed a Graphic Scene from '13 Reasons Why'
"We believe this edit will help the show do the most good for the most people while mitigating any risk for especially vulnerable young viewers."
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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.
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'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."
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.
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Plane Crash Investigators Describe the Horrors of Digging Through Wreckage
Going to crash sites, talking to grieving families, and listening to black box recordings takes an emotional toll.
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?
The Pursuit of High Self-Esteem Is Making Us Miserable
“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”
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.
What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead
“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
Postpartum OCD Is Real. This Is What You Need to Know About It
The sheer volume of terrifying thoughts can transform new-parent nerves into unmanageable anxiety.
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.
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.