mental health

Fighting Words

It’s Too Early to Celebrate ‘Progress’ on the Opioid Epidemic

Instead of taking credit for small wins, the White House needs to treat the drug epidemic like the public health emergency Trump said it was almost a year ago.
Ryan Hampton
4 days ago
VICE Guide to Life

An FAQ About Health Insurance for College Students

Written so you can actually understand it.
Jessica Migala
9.14.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Get Mental Health Help on Campus

One in three college freshman have symptoms of a mental health disorder.
Shayla Love
9.13.18
VICE Guide to Life

When You're Worried a Friend Has an Eating Disorder, It's Time to Make Some Hard Calls

Here's how to decide if you should say something.
Michelle Malia
9.12.18
mental health

Military Kids Face Unique Challenges to Their Mental Health

I still feel rootless and restless, stir crazy and uncomfortable with people knowing me for too long.
Madelyn Brown
9.11.18
Fighting Words

A Psychologist's Take on Why Online Therapy Isn't as Effective as the Real Thing

Opening an emotional can of worms over text is not the smartest idea.
Dana Charatan, PsyD
9.5.18
Living With It

This Is What it's Like to Have the World's Most Deadly Eating Disorder

For one teen, the turning point came when her heart stopped beating for half a minute.
Amy Mackinnon
8.31.18
mental health

How Your Art Changes When You’re Told You’re Dying

“What I'm doing is immortality,” Jeiven says. “I'm putting art on people that's going to walk around after I'm gone.”
Nathan Tempey
8.30.18
science is cool

Scientists Discovered a New Human Brain Cell

And other crazy stuff you might have missed in science news this week.
Shayla Love
8.30.18
anxiety

I Felt Sick All the Time and Then Realized It Was Actually Anxiety

In movies, the character who's having a panic attack clutches at his chest, gasps for air, and then breathes into a paper bag to calm himself. But that's never been my experience.
Sarah Watts
8.27.18
Sleep

What to Do When Worrying Keeps You Awake

Advice from experts on pushing away those anxiety-inducing thoughts when you're trying to fall asleep.
Suzannah Weiss
8.27.18
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.24.18