PTSD

mental health
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
11.27.17
MARIJUANA
MARIJUANA

Inside the Fight to Study Marijuana for Vets with PTSD

The VA won't help recruit veterans for an FDA-approved trial.
Shelby Hartman
11.10.17
mental health
mental health

Horror Movies Misrepresent Mental Illness in Every Way

Since when is levitation a symptom of schizophrenia?
Helaina Hovitz
11.7.17
mental health
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
11.3.17
Parental Advisory
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
10.24.17
mental health
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
10.20.17
Open Minds
Open Minds

Not Every Trauma Results in PTSD

There's a difference between an intrusive thought and an actual flashback.
Kastalia Medrano
10.17.17
anxiety
anxiety

Just How Much Can You Blame Your Parents for Your Anxiety?

Mom and dad aren't off the hook.
Markham Heid
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
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

We See You, Fake Service Dog Owners

You're ruining it for people who actually need them.
Ali Wunderman
9.8.17
The High Life
The High Life

What It's Like to Be One of America's Busiest Weed Doctors

"If we could have a little cannabis in everyone's cabinet instead of a bunch of pills, I think we would be better off."
Mike Sager
9.5.17
mental health
mental health

The First Study on Marijuana for Vets With PTSD Is in Danger of Being Shut Down

The researchers haven’t been able to recruit enough subjects.
Ed Cara
9.1.17