The Myth of Normal

Gabor Maté’s book explores childhood trauma’s devastating impact on people and our society – and what we can do to reverse the damage.

Lonely in America

Loneliness is natural, “designed to alert its host to a need, just like sensations of hunger or thirst or exhaustion.”

How Psychosis and Internet Obsession Brought Two Girls to the Brink of Murder

In 2014, two 12-year-old girls lured a third into the woods and stabbed her repeatedly. The stabbings tell a tragic story about the deficiencies of the mental health and criminal justice systems in the U.S. – and the terrible things that often happen when they collide. Kathleen Hale tells this story in her new book.