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Suicide is on the rise, especially among young people. Tonic dug deeper than the statistics to find out why.

Meducation
Meducation

An Ingredient in Cough Syrup Could Work as an Antidepressant

It works a little like ketamine.
Mike Wang
3.7.18
gun violence
gun violence

States with Stricter Gun Laws Have Fewer Homicides and Suicides

“This study is really an argument encouraging states to pass laws because they can work.”
Dan Roe
3.5.18
suicide
suicide

I Feel Guilty for Surviving My Suicide Attempt

I’m going to spend the rest of my life trying to internalize the idea that I lived, and that’s okay.
MacKenzie Reagan
2.23.18
mental health
mental health

Am I Depressed or Just Really Sad?

It can be easy to confuse the two.
Michelle Malia
2.15.18
suicide
suicide

Suicide Research Under-Represents People of Color

It's treated like it's just a white people thing.
Kimya N. Dennis
2.13.18
suicide
suicide

Suicides Increased in the Months After Robin Williams’s Death

Irresponsible news coverage about the method of suicide probably didn't help.
Jesse Hicks
2.7.18
mental health
mental health

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.
Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi
2.5.18
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
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

Why It’s So Hard to Find God as a Gay Man

The mental health effects of being gay and Christian.
Matt Terrell
1.19.18
yoga
yoga

I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
1.10.18
ketamine
ketamine

Ketamine Could Help Stop Suicidal Thoughts

A psychiatrist who is studying the drug explains.
Maxime de Vries
12.26.17
We Asked
We Asked

Therapists Told Us What it's Like to Lose a Patient to an Overdose

During the drive to his funeral, I asked myself over and over again: What did I miss?
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.22.17