• 5.1.15

      How It Actually Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety

      My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But like many mental health conditions, with the right treatment and techniques, life is very liveable.

    • 5.1.15

      What It's Like Recovering from a Suicide Attempt

      This is what it's like to reach a point where death seems like the only rational option, but also how the experience can be a catalyst for recovery.

    • 4.30.15

      The Life, Death and Possible Resurrection of the Asylum

      Half a century ago, state mental hospitals closed after a series of horrific abuses – but in the aftermath, many mentally ill people were forced onto the streets or into jails. Now some are arguing it's time to bring these institutions back.

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    • 4.25.15

      Where Did My OCD Come From?

      There's always been a big part of me that wanted to believe that OCD is genetic, that my mum's DNA – rather than her behaviour – gave me OCD. But I've realised that pointing the finger isn't that important when you want to get well.