trauma

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Going Underground

The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.
Jenny Valentish
12.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

When Meditation Goes Wrong

For some people, meditating can lead to severe complications, from depression to traumatic flashbacks.
VICE Staff
11.19.18
tv

Terrifying Family Trauma Is the New Thing in Horror

Netflix's 'Haunting of Hill House' is the latest horror series delving into terrible family history.
RYAN BRADFORD
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Evangelical Purity Culture Led Me to a Lifetime of Shame

Former born-again Christian Linda Kay Klein traces the psychological effects of purity culture on women in her new memoir, 'Pure.'
VICE Staff
10.22.18
Comics!

'Toxic Charmer,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Similarly to toxic situations, just because you understand snakes doesn't necessarily mean you should play with them.
Tara Booth
10.5.18
tv

'BoJack Horseman' Helped Me Grapple with the Death of an Abusive Parent

What happens when you lose a parent who was abused, but traumatized you your entire life.
Danielle Corcione
9.24.18
VICE Guide to Life

People Told Us About Their Most Traumatic First Day of School in Six Words

“Was nervous. Puked into my bookbag.”
Anna Goldfarb
9.18.18
Culture

Disney Movies Ranked from Least to Most Childhood-Ruining

So. Much. Parental death.
VICE Staff
9.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Hidden Trauma of Firefighting

One study found that firefighters are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty.
VICE Staff
8.22.18
violent times

The Ex-Commando Who Reenacts His War on a Paintball Field

“If it’s no use worrying, what’s the point of crying?”
Mahmood Fazal
7.3.18
trauma

An Armed Robbery Ruined My European Vacation, Then My Life

Sometimes the psychological aftermath of trauma is more terrifying than being threatened with murder.
Nick Martinello
12.8.17
sexual harassment

James Toback Tried to Break Me, But #MeToo Helped Me Heal

Thanks to the community of women who formed over social media, I'm finding my voice again.
Karen Sklaire
10.26.17
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