Mental Health Week
How This Writer Learned To Cope With His Stepbrother's Schizophrenia
“The most important thing I’ve learned about mental illness from dealing with my stepbrother is to try to accept him on his own terms rather than control or change him.”
My Mother And I Finally Opened Up About Our Depression And Anxiety
Because my mother never acknowledged her depression, I never opened up to her about mine. Now that she's in treatment for both depression and anxiety, we finally talked about the open secret between us.
14 Apps To Help You Manage Your Anxiety
From symptom trackers to games.
These Illustrations Will Speak To Anyone With Anxiety
"It feels empowering to make something out of a blank sheet of paper, and it makes people happy in a way that nothing else does for me."
Why Are Some British Muslims Going To Faith Healers To Treat Mental Illness?
Faith healing is a popular medical treatment among some British Muslims. But experts warn it could be used as an "alternative to professional mental health treatment".
21 Black People Give Their Best Advice For Taking Care Of Your Mental Health
"As a black woman, I feel like my depression isn't taken as seriously since black women are usually perceived as being 'strong' and 'confident.'"
Here's How Much Mental Healthcare Actually Costs
There's no such a thing as a "normal" cost.
7 Things I Wish I Had Known In My First Year At University
"You're about to become a lot more familiar with loneliness."
Joe Hill Calls Bullshit On The Crazy Artist Cliché
"What I discovered was that getting help didn’t make me less creative."
Here's How You Can Help Your Friend Recovering From An Eating Disorder
Remember you're a friend, not a therapist.
34 TV Shows That Helped People During Their Depression
"I always watch it when I'm having bad days."
These Mumbai School Students Self-Published A Mental Health Book To Help Out Youngsters
Looks like the future is in good hands.
9 Tips For Dealing With Depression And Anxiety At University
We're here to help.
This Husband Made An Incredible Gesture In Response To His Wife's Depression
Everyone go home, Tim and Molly have won love.
13 Indians Told Us About Their Experiences With Academic Pressure And Mental Health
"I learned that I'm more important than a fucking exam."
A Plea To Indian Parents: I'm Unwell, I Need Your Help Not Your Judgment
Mental illness is so stigmatised in India that some parents would rather ignore their children's difficulties than diagnose them and deal with them. Here's a note to mine.
How To Find Help For Your Mental Health
Everyone needs a little help sometimes.
12 People Share Why They've Been To Counselling
There are many reasons people need help - and there's no shame in seeking it out.
These People Shared What Their PTSD Really Looks Like
"It may never be the same, but it can get better."
13 Ways To Take Care Of Yourself In The Face Of Islamophobia
The world is a pretty terrible place right now. Here are some ways to deal with it all.
How Mental Health Disorders Can Change The Way You See Things
Mental illnesses like anxiety, OCD and body dysmorphic disorder are a different experience for everyone. Let's find ways to not let it rule our life, and get out of our heads.
What Happens When A Soldier Comes Home
For many returned diggers, the hardest battles lie ahead.
What You Say To Someone With Depression And What They Hear
"You just have to deal with this."
21 Things People With ADHD Want You To Know
"It's not a disorder of not knowing what to do, it is a disorder of not doing what you know."
21 Times Tumblr Users Helped You Feel Less Alone
"You don't have to be grateful that it isn't worse."
23 Things People With Borderline Personality Disorder Want You To Know
It isn't about getting attention.
How One Author Is Motivated By His Chronic Anxiety
"Writing about my experience with mental illness has really helped me understand myself."
I Thought I Was Above Body Image Issues — Until I Lost A Lot Of Weight
As a result of antidepressants, my weight has always been just outside my control. But when I changed my medication and unexpectedly lost a noticeable amount of weight, I was forced to confront body image issues I thought I was intellectually above.
How A Decade Of Sobriety Finally Taught Me To Drink
It’s not about needing to drink. It’s about having the option.
I Finally Found A TV Character Whose Depression Looks Like Mine
In You’re the Worst, I found what I've always been looking for in television — reassurance that I’m not alone.