Mental Health News


Safe sites for drug use?

Safe sites for drug use?

California’s plan to fight the overdose epidemic. A Detroit man on a mission for mental health. A Google study on the mental impact of cell phone use, and more.

Saving the stoic cowboy

Saving the stoic cowboy

Saving lives among the macho of Wyoming. What is maladaptive daydreaming? And a bit of adventure can be good for kids.

Selling fentanyl by Snapchat

Selling fentanyl by Snapchat

Drug dealers are using social media channels to market fentanyl-laced knockoff pills. A bipartisan effort to improve mental health services. The growing push to write prescriptions for people to get out in nature.

The brilliance of turning red

The brilliance of turning red

One of the best coming-of-age tales we’ve seen, Turning Red explores a teen girl’s embrace of her authentic self. A peer debate over “living with the voices” of schizophrenia and other conditions. Plus, why some young people reject saving money, and more.

Portrait of a therapist

Portrait of a therapist

A look at Olga Guralnik, the therapist and star of Showtime’s ‘Couples Therapy.’ Also, the benefits of letting your children know they can talk about anything, loneliness as a risk factor for job loss, and the suicide prevention initiative Project Semicolon.

A dog-saves-man story

A dog-saves-man story

A powerful bond between a man and a dog. The youth mental health crisis has been building for years. And more investigative reporting on corruption in Colorado mental health clinics.

Walking and talking for mental health

Walking and talking for mental health

A British firefighter walks with other men to share feelings and get support.. Singer-songwriter Carla Morrison talks about how she reclaimed her mental health. And two news organizations look at state bureaucracies that have failed troubled children and incarcerated adults.

Stigma? What stigma?

Stigma? What stigma?

New research suggests stigma is easing toward people with mental health conditions. Facebook content moderators in Africa say the company treats them callously, with little support for their mental health. And a plea for for helicopter parents to stop the whirling.

Women athletes under stress

Women athletes under stress

Women who are college athletes face intense mental and emotional pressure. Can phone bans for kids work? Plus, climate change and mental illness: the saga continues.

Teens in crisis languish in the ER

Teens in crisis languish in the ER

How teens in a mental crisis are held for days and even weeks in hospital emergency rooms because there are not enough inpatient psychiatric beds. Why private equity investment in mental health is raising eyebrows. The problem with FindTreatment.Gov, and more.

A cultural mindshift on OCD

A cultural mindshift on OCD

Thinking about OCD has changed, as reflected in popular culture. Which might help you most: a therapist or coach? And a multimedia package helps teens talk about their mental health.

Homage to Naomi Judd

Homage to Naomi Judd

The great country music star Naomi Judd, who suffered from treatment-resistant depression, was a powerful mental health advocate. Also in this issue:: Los Angeles’ botched plan to provide shelter for people in homeless encampments, mental health apps with privacy issues, and more,

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