mental illness

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

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
Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.13.19
psychedelics

When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

“I am at peace with what’s next. The more I prepare to say goodbye, the more at peace I become with that reality."
Donovan Farley
4.1.19
mental health

The Many Obsessions That Can Haunt a Person with OCD

An intimate look at seven lesser-known types of OCD that are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.
Shayla Love
3.7.19
mental health

The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me​

My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
Sarah Watts
1.18.19
Culture

Humanizing Portraits of Mentally Ill Inmates at Cook County Jail

The jail has become the largest mental health care provider in the US.
Miss Rosen
1.17.19
tv

Aya Cash Thinks 'You're the Worst' Is the Most Romantic Comedy on TV

'We're all fucked up and you just have to find the right other kind of person who is also fucked up and compliments your fucked up-ness.'
Kevin Koczwara
1.9.19
Game of the Year 2018

How Playing Over 1000 Hours of 'Into the Breach' Helped Me Survive 2018

You've heard of games as self-care, so here's to games of self-preservation.
Danielle Riendeau
12.24.18
Books

Charlamagne tha God Wants More Men to Get Vulnerable

In celebration of his new book, 'Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me,' we spoke to the radio host about his fears, fame, and therapy.
Noel Ransome
11.7.18
Menk, by John Doran

How My Father's Sickness Brought Back the Pain of My Childhood

After all these years and near-death experiences, I still can't have an honest conversation with my father.
John Doran
10.8.18
psychedelics

Black Americans Are Being Left Out of Psychedelics Research

One team is trying to figure out how to change that.
Kaitlin Sullivan
10.1.18
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