mental health

Everything You Should Know Before Trying St. John's Wort for Depression

Psychiatrists tells us the risks and benefits of the most popular alternative to antidepressants.
Meryl Davids Landau
mental health

What You Need to Know About Being in a Psychiatric Hospital

It’s unlike most stereotypes you’ve heard or seen.
Kurt Morris
head games

I'm Attracted to My Therapist and It's Fine

I’m grateful he’s helped me stay alive thus far, but I’m not proposing marriage, beating off to him at night, or building him a shrine.
Alexander Hardy
mental health

People With ADHD Can Actually Focus So Hard it's Scary

People with hyperfocus tend to block out everything else going on around them.
Terena Bell
We Asked

What Therapists Think About Their Worst Patients

"He was hitting many stereotypes of the racist cop."
Juli Fraga
mental health

This Is How It Feels to Have Bipolar II

The manic phases of bipolar 1 and bipolar II are different, and treatment doesn’t mean the symptoms go away
Christina Stiehl

What It's Like to Live in a Mental Healthcare Desert

One state that needs resources the most has the least.
Letizia Adams
so sad today

Don’t Impulse-Buy Anything with a Heartbeat: Advice from So Sad Today

So Sad Today reaches into her mail bag and answers questions from readers on emotional support dogs and treating friends like friends, not doctors.
So Sad Today

A French Psychiatrist Explains the Psychological Toll of the Paris Terror Attacks

VICE News spoke with psychiatrist Christian Navarre, who helped set up some of the first emergency psychological support units in the country after the attacks, to try and understand the psychological toll of the attacks on survivors.
Pierre Longeray

Australia Has Closed Its Most Controversial Ketamine Clinics

Aura Medical Corporation ran a chain of facilities where people could treat depression, bipolar disorder, and PTSD with ketamine—but these clinics were recently shut down amid controversy.
Dan Nulley
so sad today

What You Call Depression I Call the Truth

Does the truth really set you free, or does it only fuck you up?
So Sad Today
so sad today

Started from the Psych Meds, Now I’m Fucked

The first week I stopped taking Effexor I spun out into an anxiety hole so deep that it felt less like anxiety and more like I was in a battle with actual demons.
So Sad Today