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LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

The Mental Health Repercussions of Identifying as a Bisexual Woman

Bisexual women are often erased from or rejected by both dominant society and the LGBT community.
Laura Dorwart
2.1.18
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

I Have Mental Illness and I’m Terrified of Losing Medicaid

The system that's design to the protect the poorest and sickest is using people like me in a potentially life-threatening experiment.
Liz Lazzara
1.25.18
mental health
mental health

Ex-Cop Turned Psychologist Trains the NYPD on Cases Involving Mentally Ill People

Can a cop successfully play the role of a mental health professional?
Letizia Adams
1.22.18
hearing things
hearing things

Not Everyone Who Hears Voices Is Mentally Ill

Hearing voices isn't always a bad thing.
Shayla Love
1.8.18
mental health
mental health

I Named My Anxiety in Order to Tame It

It’s like talking back to the thoughts in a patronizing way—with an eye roll instead of my full attention.
Eva Recinos
12.27.17
On Edge
On Edge

A Year On Edge

Welcome to On Edge, a series about the stress we're all experiencing right now, and how to live with it.
Ankita Rao
Rajul Punjabi
12.4.17
Meducation
Meducation

A New Digital Pill Snitches on Patients Who Skip Their Meds

If they opt in to sharing the data with their doctor.
Michelle Malia
11.15.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Stop Saying Your Friend Has a 'Drug Problem'

You’re either downplaying an addiction or describing a problem where there isn’t one.
Michelle Malia
11.14.17
mental health
mental health

Creativity and OCD Go Bizarrely Hand-in-Hand

The disorder presents a unique set of challenges—and sometimes freedom—for people in the performing arts.
Michael Stahl
10.4.17
Screen Crack
Screen Crack

Gaga Gets Candid About Her Pain in New Netflix Doc

“They say sometimes it’s like open-heart heart surgery, making music. It’s invasive."
Sarah Kasbeer
9.22.17
Open Minds
Open Minds

You Can't Cure Depression By Working Out

Those heartwarming essays about how running is Prozac need a serious reality check.
Kastalia Medrano
9.20.17
mental health
mental health

Your Employer Probably Doesn’t Care Enough About Your Mental Health

Covering your therapist is the least they can do, according to experts.
Emily Cassel
8.21.17