Latest Mental Health Stories
PTSD found in 1 in 4 adults in Flint, Michigan, after water crisis
Anxiety screening is now recommended for all adults under 65
New study highlights ketamine’s promise for treatment-resistant depression
Common asthma medications may change brain matter, but don’t panic
A new generation of wearables may know when you’re stressed
A powerful combo of psilocybin and therapy might help people overcome alcohol use disorder
Combining certain opioids and commonly prescribed antidepressants may increase the risk of overdose
How to make yourself laugh
9 nature-inspired decorating tips to make your home a more relaxing space
The biggest tool we have to fight climate anxiety is community
988, the shortened National Suicide Prevention Hotline number, is live
5 healthy and productive alternatives to doomscrolling
Digital therapy companies promise to make mental health accessible—but experts are skeptical
Fireworks can trigger PTSD. Here’s how you can help yourself and others find ease.
People around the world love and grieve nature in unique ways
We may finally know how magic mushrooms help fight depression
Post-COVID psychosis is rare, but distressing
Stress and anxiety wear down your brain. Here’s how to fight back.
Who helps first responders in crisis? A peer support group in Colorado is trying.
How to manage your mental health as traumatic events pile up
Finding a therapist can be overwhelming, but these tips can help
The secret to avoiding a midlife crisis
One of the biggest suicide prevention hotlines amends its data-sharing practices
The feeling of ‘flow’ is surprisingly scientific
Mental wellness apps are basically the Wild West of therapy
This pseudoscience movement wants to wipe germs from existence
How to work out for your mental health
3 ways to protect your relationship from end-of-the-year stress
Extreme wildfires are taking a toll on the mental health of firefighters
Burnout is real. Here’s how to spot it—and recover.
Dreading family time over the holidays? These 6 tips will help.
Zoom chats can be surprisingly therapeutic
Can CBD help you chill? Here’s what we know so far.
How a personalized brain implant helped one woman’s extreme depression
Stress can literally kill you. Here’s how.
Your iPhone already tracks your steps. What if it tracked your mood, too?
If climate change is impacting your desire to have kids, you’re not alone
Did the pandemic give you ‘cave syndrome’?
9 goofy, award-winning animal photos to turn your day around
Why loneliness is increasing, and how to fight back
There’s no such thing as an ‘addictive personality’
There’s a biological reason why we miss hugs so much
8 tips for boosting mental health at college in the age of COVID-19
Kids are suffering from climate anxiety. It’s time for adults to do something.
A new drug could help treat perinatal depression
How to support people feeling anxious as pandemic restrictions lift
Scientists Can Now Control Mice Brains Wirelessly
Meditation isn’t always calming. For a select few, it may lead to psychosis.
Can tripping on ketamine cure PTSD? I decided to try.
How you and your family can cope with post-COVID anxiety
Laughing gas could help people with hard-to-treat depression
Mental health ‘first aid’ can give bystanders the skills to act in a crisis
Emotional support animals really do emotionally support us
Naomi Osaka put her mental health first—and that needs to be normalized
Ecstasy is a tool, not a cure-all, for healing trauma
Speech therapy alone may not make stuttering go away
Family dinners are good for our health—and it’s not just because of the food
The psychology behind our love of ‘Zillow porn’
Car, factory, and power plant pollution can be damaging to kids’ mental health
We save lives and crops every time a coal plant closes
The FDA is fast-tracking a second psilocybin drug to treat depression
Smell loss is an invisible disease with devastating impacts
Nature saves us trillions of dollars in healthcare
Veteran demand for mental healthcare is rising, but the VA isn’t prepared