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depression

mental health
mental health

Am I Depressed or Just Really Sad?

It can be easy to confuse the two.
Michelle Malia
2.15.18
suicide
suicide

Suicide Research Underrepresents People of Color

It's treated like it's just a white people thing
Kimya N. Dennis
2.13.18
death
death

I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
2.13.18
Race
Race

The Test We Use to Detect Depression Is Designed for White People

Depression looks different for young black Americans and our current screening is leaving many of them undiagnosed.
Melissa Pandika
2.13.18
The High Life
The High Life

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Smoking Weed

Can you actually get addicted to marijuana? Is vaping better than smoking? We answered all your most burning questions.
Eric Spitznagel
2.9.18
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

A Nurse Called the Cops on a New Mom Who Wanted Depression Treatment

Jessica Porten went to a doctor's appointment with her daughter, Kira, to get help with postpartum depression. The nurse called California police.
April Dembosky, KQED
2.9.18
mental health
mental health

A Mindfulness Trick Called 5-4-3-2-1 Can Help Ease Anxiety Immediately

Yes, there's more to it than counting down from five.
Mark Shrayber
2.6.18
mental health
mental health

Men Hide Their Anxiety Behind These Tell-Tale Behaviors

"When you try to stuff anxiety down, it just re-emerges in a different form."
Ellen Hendriksen
2.5.18
mental health
mental health

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.
Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi
2.5.18
mental health
mental health

Being Violent Against Others Can Also Give You PTSD

"This raises huge issues for the future mental states of many young people."
Grace Robinson
2.2.18
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

Why Can't I Stop Thinking About Someone I Barely Dated?

For one thing, new relationships literally alter your brain chemistry.
Nick Keppler
1.30.18
mental health
mental health

Therapy Makes You Feel Like Shit Before It Makes You Feel Better

Talking to a psychologist after my last breakup meant mourning all my exes.
Michael Stahl
1.25.18