mental health

mental health

Dating With Bipolar Can Be an Exhausting Cycle of Intensity and Bailing

Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
3 hours ago
mental health

Judges Are Forcing People to Get Mental Health Treatment But We Still Don't Know if It Works

Nearly every state in the US allows courts to force people with severe mental illnesses into outpatient treatment. But critics argue these controversial intervention programs don't address underlying problems in behavioral health services.
Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
17 hours ago
psychedelics

A New Documentary Shows How Vets Are Using Weed and Ayahuasca to Treat PTSD

Approximately 20 vets take their own lives every day. Could using ayahuasca and weed to treat mental illness improve that statistic?
Kevin Franciotti
20 hours ago
healthcare guides

How to Get Started on Your Gender Transition

Everything you need to know about insurance coverage of transgender and gender non-binary medical care.
Gaines Blasdel
11.8.18
tech harm reduction

This Is How Screen Time Affects the Developing Human Brain

Most teens currently spend an average of 9 hours a day looking at screens.
Jean Twenge
11.7.18
healthcare guides

This Is How to Get Health Insurance to Cover Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Although the Affordable Care Act is supposed to guarantee addiction treatment to anyone with insurance, people with opioid addictions still face a dysfunctional system.
Maia Szalavitz
11.6.18
mental health

'Are You Bald By Choice?'

I was Sam, the badass dyke with the shaved head. What people didn’t see was the physical anguish that prompted me to pick up the clippers in the first place.
Sam Manzella
10.31.18
healthcare guides

How to Find an Affordable Therapist

If you're on a tight budget, there are still a wide range of options to help you see a psychiatrist, psychologist, or mental health counselor.
Cindy Kuzma
10.29.18
Weed

Can Weed Help Treat ADHD?

Evidence that cannabis helps with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is scant, but people are using it to treat their symptoms, anyway.
Nick Keppler
10.25.18
mental health

A Short Run May Help You Focus Better Than Meditating

Moderate exercise translates to immediate benefits for brain functioning, a new study shows.
Christian Jarrett
10.23.18
mental health

An Anxious Person’s Guide to Traveling Alone

Throwing up on the boat ride to Capri could, in some alternate universe, be some type of rite of passage for the anxious.
Ashley Laderer
10.23.18
psychology

Acting Like a Psychopath Can Help You at Work, if You're a Man

Men and women are perceived differently when they display traits like aggression and dominance in the office.
Jesse Hicks
10.17.18