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“A psychedelic? Why would you do that?” my doctor asked.
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Writing About Trauma Can Help You Heal
"Two days after the murder, I told a friend in my playwriting program that I would never write about it. Here's why I changed my mind."
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Life Coach Tony Robbins Faces Allegations of Sexual Harassment
The news comes in the wake of his controversial comments around #MeToo.
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Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
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.
Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death
A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
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.
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.
The Anatomy of Empathy
Joel Salinas can literally feel his patients' pain. But as scientists are learning, there's more to empathy than just mirroring someone else.
College Students in Crisis Are Increasingly Turning to Religious Leaders for Help
Chaplains are now part of the mental health ecosystem.
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.