Suicide is on the rise, especially among young people. Tonic dug deeper than the statistics to find out why.
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.
Is '13 Reasons Why' Really as Dangerous as People Say? It's Complicated
Two recent studies suggest the Netflix show can be both harmful and beneficial when it comes to suicide risk.
After Leaving Thousands in Agony, the CDC Is Finally Clarifying Its Painkiller Restrictions
The agency is addressing the widespread suffering caused by the crackdown on opioids—the result of predictable misapplication of its guidelines.
The Prodigy's Keith Flint Has Died at 49
The musician was found at his home on Monday morning.
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Court Upholds Conviction of Woman Who Told Boyfriend to Kill Himself
A Massachusetts court has upheld Michelle Carter's conviction of involuntary manslaughter and coinciding 15-month jail sentence based on texts in which she coaxed her boyfriend to take his life.
On Friends Who Want to Die
I was struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. Turns out the best person to talk to was someone who was coping with the same things.
The Curious Relationship Between Altitude and Suicide Risk
Americans who live in higher-altitude counties are at a higher risk for suicide. Here are a few things that might help explain the correlation.
College Students Aren't Always Given Medical Privacy
What you say in therapy can get passed to parents, college administrators, and even job prospects.
The HIV-Positive Inmate Who Spent a Year in Solitary for Having Consensual Sex
John Dorn's case stands to change wider prison policy around HIV criminalization.
7 Abuse Victims in the UK Died By Suspected Suicide in the Last 5 Years
An exclusive Broadly investigation reveals that multiple victims of abuse across the UK have died by suspected suicide—even after speaking with police.
Young Farmers Are Cashing in on Hemp to Live Happier
In recent years, media attention has attributed the anxiety, depression, and suicide among farmers to factors beyond their control. Could growing cannabis for CBD turn the tide?
A New Documentary Shows How Vets Are Using Weed and Ayahuasca to Treat PTSD
Approximately 20 vets take their own lives every day. Could using ayahuasca and weed to treat mental illness improve that statistic?