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
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
united states of addiction

My Trauma Led Me to Self-Medicate With Heroin

PTSD and opioid addiction apparently go hand-in-hand.
Elizabeth Brico
Daily Buzzkill

One Bad Medical Experience Can Scar You For Life

This isn’t your run-of-the-mill fear of needles.
Kathi Valeii
mental health

This Is What Being Stalked Can Do to Your Mind

"I felt like a prisoner in my own house."
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
mental health

Ayahuasca Helped Me Get Over My Divorce

"I asked the shaman, 'What can I do?' He said, 'Nothing. You must cry. You’re cleaning out your mind and soul.'”
Andres Adasme Tapia

Inside the Fight to Study Marijuana for Vets with PTSD

The VA won't help recruit veterans for an FDA-approved trial.
Shelby Hartman
mental health

Horror Movies Misrepresent Mental Illness in Every Way

Since when is levitation a symptom of schizophrenia?
Helaina Hovitz
mental health

Working With Dead People Has Its Own Special Kind of Job Stress

People in the funeral industry can report high levels of stress and anxiety similar to caregivers. It's known as compassion fatigue.
Carson Kessler
Parental Advisory

Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life

But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.
Cindy Kuzma
mental health

The Sexual Assault News Cycle Is Hell for Survivors

I don't even have PTSD and the Harvey Weinstein media circus is too much for me.
Susan Rinkunas
Open Minds

Not Every Trauma Results in PTSD

There's a difference between an intrusive thought and an actual flashback.
Kastalia Medrano