This Photo Project is Redefining What Mental Illness Looks Like
The collection of free stock photos shows people dealing with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder – without cowering in their bathrobes.
The Guilt of the Oldest Brother
I couldn’t protect my brothers from my dad, so what good was I?
How Long Until We Can Grow Medicinal Magic Mushrooms: An Investigation
A wave of studies say psychedelics can treat depression, end-of-life anxiety, addiction and more. So we asked experts when we'll legally be able to grow medicinal shrooms at home.
Researchers Have Found a Link Between Keeping Several Social Media Accounts and Depression
But they aren't sure what it actually means.
Andrew W.K. on Life's Ups and Downs
Very intense, uncomfortably strange inner sensations can be experienced as joyous and delightful.
Shrooms Could Make Cancer Patients Less Terrified of Death
Psilocybin can help cancer patients cope with depression and anxiety, according to two new US studies. But will President Trump fund research in what could be a revolutionary development in psychiatry?
Meditation in the Time of Low Self-Esteem
I don't practice meditation to become more enlightened. I do it to massage certain qualities within myself that make it difficult for me to live on Earth.
Should You Tell Work About Your Mental Health Condition?
It can still be dangerous to disclose your condition to your line manager, so how can we change work culture to protect the mentally ill?
The VICE Guide to Getting Through a Mid-Twenties Crisis
A collection of thoroughly scientific ways to help you stop stressing about your shit life.
Photos of a Reimagined Childhood
In Kevin Aranibar's senior-thesis work, 'Over the Fence,' he explored his adolescent anxiety and the struggle to find an identity growing up.
What It's Like to Have Borderline Personality Disorder
"I keep seeing my neighbor's pool in winter, just an empty bowl of dusty blue tiles. Imagine standing in the middle of that, when suddenly, the pool fills up. In an instant, you're drowning."
Why Sweden's Youth Take More Antidepressants than Ever
Reports of depression and use of antidepressants among Sweden's youth have increased. Is this an outcome of a deteriorating mental health, or merely a reflection of increased awareness?