therapy

healthcare guides

This Is How to Get Health Insurance to Cover Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Although the Affordable Care Act is supposed to guarantee addiction treatment to anyone with insurance, people with opioid addictions still face a dysfunctional system.
Maia Szalavitz
11.6.18
healthcare guides

How to Find an Affordable Therapist

If you're on a tight budget, there are still a wide range of options to help you see a psychiatrist, psychologist, or mental health counselor.
Cindy Kuzma
10.29.18
suicide

This Is How Therapists Deal When Patients Kill Themselves

Why do we treat personal and professional grief differently, and how can we support professionals who experience traumatic losses?
Lucy Maddox
10.16.18
Advice for Anxious People

How to Be Less Anxious About Traveling

It’s easy to let the nightmare of missing a train or flight go to your head.
Christian Jarrett
10.8.18
mental health

What to Expect From Your First Therapy Appointment

A first-timer’s guide to preparing for psychotherapy.
Cindy Kuzma
9.27.18
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
anxiety

An Ode to Two Dots, the Game That Eases My Anxious Mind

In Two Dots, the goal is erasure. It’s a game with just the right amount of strategy and luck to make it compelling, satisfying, and calming.
Gila Lyons
9.5.18
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
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
therapy

Lots of People Struggle With Side Effects From This Common Type of Therapy

More than 40 percent of side effects were rated as severe or very severe, and more than 25 percent lasted for weeks or months.
Christian Jarrett
8.17.18
Advice for Anxious People

This Is Why Anxiety Affects More Than Your Mental State

We all lie on a spectrum in terms of how much bodily awareness we have.
Christian Jarrett
8.17.18
mental health

When Your Therapist Breaks Things Off

It triggered the very loss issues I came to her to confront.
Rajul Punjabi
7.25.18