Ana, Annie, Bella, Deb, Mia, Perry, Sue and Sophie aren't real girls. They're abbreviations for mental health issues and eating disorders used by teenagers looking to band together through personal stories on Instagram.
Some people hear 'Borderline Personality Disorder' and call bullshit. What I've learned over the past few years is that it's not bullshit at all.
The community serves as a place to help and support each other through whatever problems its members are dealing with, from dissociative identity disorder to eating disorders.
The things you think when you start thinking of yourself as an "adult."
Blindsimmers, or people who pretend to be blind, feel a visceral desire to obscure their own vision, sometimes leading them to take drastic measures.
Just because you're slowly dying of a terminal illness doesn't mean you're not thinking about sex.
In 1941, a lobotomy left Rosemary Kennedy permanently incapacitated. Two new books this month explore what has and hasn't changed about the way we treat mental illness more than 70 years later.
Because of his OCD, my boyfriend won't touch anything he perceives as "dirty"—public door handles, chipped cups, even his own girlfriend.
At the time I was suffering most from the mental illness, everyone from my friends to my doctor failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.
You're not the only one who turns into Picasso after 10 mg of Ambien.
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.
I saw a wolf sitting in the black field of my mind, but I still hate myself.