mental illness

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
crime

I'm on Death Row for Punching a Man

After three decades, I feel like I’m dying a slow death.
J.T. Kirksey
9.28.18
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
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
Photo

Joshua Lutz's Peculiar, Lonely Photos of Sex, Addiction, and Mental Illness

"So much of the first half of my life was... fueled by fears that I would become schizophrenic. I still have that feeling."
Miss Rosen
6.25.18
true crime

The Man Who Stole His Victims' Organs and Gouged Out His Own Eyes

Andre Thomas clearly committed horrible crimes. But did he get a fair death penalty trial?
Andrew Cohen
6.11.18
Photography

Photos of My Bipolar Father During His Last Days

"I took on the challenge of studying my father and his condition by photographing his daily endeavors."
Gabi Perez
5.9.18
parkland

I'm a Responsible Gun Owner Despite My Mental Illness

Yes, guns are the real problem.
D.J. Schuette
2.28.18
Photos

Shattering the Stigma Around Mental Illness with Intimate Bedroom Portraits

Indonesian photographer Dwi Asrul Fajar is going behind closed doors to capture young people living with mental illness at their most real.
Katyusha Methanisa
11.29.17
politics

These Psychiatrists Want to Test the President's Mental Health

"Mr. Trump's patterns of pathology have become so consistent and difficult to conceal that it is likely that he is highly impaired."
Elizabeth Nicholas
10.12.17
Life Inside

My Friend Killed Himself in Our Alabama Prison

Nine state prisoners killed themselves in 2016, three of whom lived in the solitary units I've been known to call home. This is one of their stories.
Anonymous as told to Beth Schwartzapfel
7.14.17