mental health

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
mental health

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.”
Kimberly Lawson
6.3.19
mental health

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.
Mary Sauer
5.31.19
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
Film

'The Mountain' Is an Eerie Look at America's Experiments With Lobotomy

The first trailer for the VICE Studios film depicts a surreal roadtrip with an unsettling Jeff Goldblum.
Taylor Hosking
5.10.19
mind

College Kids Who Take Mental Health Leave Can't Always Come Back

While taking time to heal can be beneficial for mental health issues, colleges often leave people in the dark as they try to navigate an opaque system.
Matt Jancer
5.9.19
mind

Colleges Say They Don’t Have Money for Mental Health. Here’s What They Should Do​

The model, called stepped care, is kind of like triage.
Mark Hay
5.8.19
mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.7.19
mind

College Students in Crisis Are Increasingly Turning to Religious Leaders for Help

Chaplains are now part of the mental health ecosystem.
Mark Hay
5.7.19
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
mind

Offices Can Be Hell for People Whose Brains Work Differently

Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.
Shayla Love
5.6.19
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