Arts & Culture
MindSite News is excited to launch a conversation series on psychedelic research and therapies that begins on October 3, 2022 with author and journalist Michael Pollan.
MindSite News, Ken Burns Presents and WETA present a live back-to-school event: A Conversation About Youth Mental Health and the Making of Hiding in Plain Sight
As students return to school after 2-1/2 years of pandemic stress and setbacks, concerns about the mental health of young people have never been greater. We invite you to join us for a MindSite News Live Interview focused on youth mental health. Our guests will be some of the people behind…
Sylvia Plath was lauded for her genius as a poet, but danger was lurking. This novel examines her profound legacy.
Michael Pollan’s 2018 book How to Change Your Mind, a No. 1 New York Times bestseller, premieres as a four-part Netflix docuseries on Tuesday, with each episode devoted to a different hallucinogen.
A new PBS documentary aims to show how commonplace and universal youth mental struggles really are — and to encourage young people to get help.
This documentary looks at the youth mental health crisis through the eyes of more than 20 young Americans who have struggled with mental illness.
Sam Quinones offers a powerful journalistic account of how fentanyl and P2P meth came to ravage our country and users’ psyches – and how people addicted can recover.
A teenage girl learns to embrace her inner panda — the weird, emotional, creative, messy parts that lie within us all.
There’s a culture shift in media coverage of OCD. Once played for laughs, it’s now recognized as exhausting, debilitating and relentless.
Talented journalist Stephanie Foo thought she had conquered her demons from an abusive childhood. So why was she so bereft?
We Black people—Black Americans in this case—know hard times, but our lives also sparkle with joy. Black joy, and not just Black trauma, is our inheritance.
An enthralling film for both children and adults, Encanto features a cast of Latinx females attempting to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma. As a Nicaraguan American, I know that most of us who identify as First-Gen often relate to “ni de aqui ni de allá” – a feeling of…
The 2018 sleeper hit is the most important song about teen boys that most adults have never heard of.
Researchers studying three events where the song was highlighted found an association with 10,000 more calls to the Lifeline.
Everyone, it seems, loves Ted Lasso. His fans include Diane Sawyer, Dolly Parton, and Ryan Reynolds — no small feat for a fictional football coach from Kansas City who finds himself in charge of a struggling English Premier League soccer team. “Ted Lasso”, the winsome Emmy-winning comedy series on Apple+…
The film shows how Bourdain’s public image contrasted with his private, shy, introverted self.
Wakefield was never going to be an easy sell. An intense drama unfolding in a mental institution would be tough for anyone to market, but for Australian screenwriter Kristen Dunphy, it was especially fraught. Dunphy had spent decades struggling with severe depression and a panic disorder, leading to several long-term…