What It’s Like to Be Forced to Take Anti-Psychotic Drugs
After involuntary mental health treatment many patients feel afraid to seek more help. A constitutional challenge could change the way patients consent to treatment in British Columbia.
The Strange Case of the Oklahoma Woman Who Dismembered a Corpse at a Funeral
This spring, Shaynna Sims was arrested for "unauthorised dissection" and later charged with stealing the dead woman's shoes.
Could We Use Films to Teach the Ignorant About Mental Health?
We talked to some leading psychologists who think that film has the potential to increase society's understanding of mental health problems like schizophrenia, depression and anxiety.
The VICE Guide to Mental Health
Why Mental Health Disorders Emerge in Your Early Twenties
Is the appearance of mental illness in young people a matter of environment or biology?
The Art of Bethlem Psychiatric Hospital
We went to Bethlem's new Museum of the Mind to meet exhibiting artists and poets whose work reflects on life under section.
How People with Schizophrenia Use the Internet
Those suffering from delusions can find support groups online, but they can also come across shoddy information and scams that can trigger their conditions.
We Spoke to a Psychologist About Hollywood's Depictions of Mental Illness
We spoke with psychologist and film buff Danny Wedding to find out.
This Is What Developing Acute Schizophrenia Feels Like
A year ago this winter I began to not recognise myself.
Why We Shouldn't Keep Mentally Ill People Who Have Committed Violent Crimes Locked Up Forever
A conversation with Canadian documentary filmmaker John Kastner.
How a Cat Parasite Affects Your Behaviour, Mental Health and Sex Drive
An interview about Toxoplasma with an expert who has Toxoplasmosis.
Creating Imaginary Friends Is the Internet's Newest Subculture
"Tulpamancers" form semi-sentient beings in their minds.
The Man Who Decapitated His Seatmate on a Canadian Bus Is Set to be Released
Should Canada be worried? The CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada says, no.