How Getting Sober Finally Made Me Cool
I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
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We Talked to People in the 11 Percent of Millennials Who 'Always' Feel Lonely
"How can I be this old and not have any friends?"
The Unbearable Stress of Being in a Community Under Attack
The life-altering, stressful impacts of ICE raids and shooting massacres don’t end with the events themselves. So how are people attempting to cope under constant threat?
The Psychiatric 'Wonder Drug' That Almost No One Is Using
Clozapine could save the lives of suicidal schizophrenic people who aren't responding to other treatments. So why are so few doctors using it?
This Video Shows a Mentally Ill Man Who Called the Police for Help. Now He's Dead.
Tony Timpa's death is the latest example of police disproportionately brutalizing unarmed mentally ill people, even if they're less likely to be violent than the general population.
'Euphoria’ Is Honest About the Painful, Unglamorous Realities of Depression
When you're deep in it, sometimes you can't drag yourself out of bed to pee.
How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job
As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.
The Trauma of Waiting for an ICE Raid
"There is not a difference in the psychological effect of the threat of the raid and experiencing a raid in real life."
An Unprecedented Drop in Overdose Deaths Is Sadly Not Reason to Celebrate
We know that politically, when turning points in crises are identified, both attention and money are drawn away from the issue.
Running a Virtual Kitchen in ‘Overcooked’ Restores My Friends' Spirits
After intense conversations, I crave a supportive, productive diversion. So my friends and I become tiny animal chefs.
The Worst Effects of Online Death Threats Are Things No One Can See
"I confined myself in my home for nearly a month. I lost half my hair and gained 20 pounds.”
I Can't Stop Ghosting My Therapists
Cost, distance, and scheduling conflicts are common reasons people don’t make a second appointment—but sometimes it’s deeper.