Mental Health Awareness

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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."


Bookmark This Page If You Need a UK Helpline for Mental Health in Music

How charity Music Support sorted a 24/7 switchboard for people in the industry living with mental health and addiction issues.


Why We Need to Do More Than Talk About Mental Health in Music

It's time to get practical.


How My Three-Way Relationship Survived a Mental Health Crisis

When my husband, Alex, saw his life thrown into chaos by bipolar disorder, it left my boyfriend and me in the lurch. But together, the three of us have proved stronger than one crisis.


College Kids Aren't the Only Young People Struggling with Mental-Health Issues

Historical data suggests that young people who don't go to college are at a higher risk of suicide.


You'd Be Happier If You Ate Less

But how much do you really value happiness anyway?


How Childhood Trauma Can Contribute to Developing Cancer as an Adult

A landmark study from the 90s had identified the consequences of adverse childhood experiences on adult health. But today, it's still not used enough in clinical practice.


Gigi Hadid’s Open Letter to ZAYN Is a Solid Example of How We Should Support Anxiety Sufferers

“Those who can find compassion now are the ones that deserve to watch you grow.”


The Mental Health Costs of Studying Abroad

International travel can severely screw with your mind.


A New Mental Healthcare Law Would Help My Suicidal Partner

A new bill could make access to help a lot more effective in the US.


The Problem with Using Video Games as a Cure-All for Mental Health Issues

Games are great escapes, but they're not medicine. At best, they're like using ibuprofen to treat a head injury.


Why I'll Never Stop Taking Prozac

I've tried to come off Prozac in the past but felt awful when I did. Does that make me an addict? I've given up worrying—as a depressive, life is livable on them. That's all that matters.