depression

mental health

Breaking Up with a Depressed Partner Doesn't Make You a Bad Person

When my partner Max was struggling with depression, I tried to be everything to him—but sometimes, you need to let the people you love seek professional help on their own.
Shanti Das
9.11.18
Take Care

How 'Project Runway' Helped Me 'Make It Work' When I Was Depressed

Although I hate to admit it because it makes me feel sappy and basic, the show is inspiring—and Tim Gunn is a literal angel.
Juliet Escoria
2.8.18
New Years Eve

Why Is New Year's Eve So Depressing?

It's no secret that the holidays can be rough on mental health. We spoke to a psychologist about why New Year's Eve is especially difficult for some people.
Leila Ettachfini
12.28.17
sports

Learning to Skateboard When You're an Adult Is Extremely Embarrassing

As part of my quarter-life crisis, I decided to become an extremely chill skateboarder in a bucket hat. Unfortunately, skating is very hard—and skate parks are filled with terrifying teens.
Gabby Bess
6.22.17
Health

Being Cheated On Doesn't Just Ruin Your Life—It Also Ruins Your Health

A recent study reveals the mental and physical consequences of experiencing infidelity.
Kimberly Lawson
6.8.17
mental health

Teen Girls Are Three Times More Likely than Boys to Be Depressed

New study on depression in adolescence reveals that girls are at a higher risk for depression—and at a much earlier age than we thought.
Leila Ettachfini
5.31.17
Music

Emo Fans React to Sad News That Their Music Can Make Them Sadder

A new study found that the music you listened to in high school could have made you more depressed—so we asked emo kids to weigh in.
Diana Tourjée
5.24.17
Weed

People Who Smoke Weed Every Day Have More Suicidal Thoughts, Study Says

The study also found that stoners felt more alienated and like they were a burden to others.
Gabby Bess
4.24.17
Health

Birth Control Can Make You Feel Terrible About Life, Study Finds

The first big study on birth control and well-being finds that it can make perfectly healthy women feel like their lives suck.
Gabby Bess
4.18.17
Instagram

Sad Girls Club: Meet the Woman Pioneering Mental Health for Young Girls of Color

"There's really nothing there for us between the suicide hotline and talking to a therapist. We're here to bring girls together, to discuss, talk, and create a true community within the mental health world."
Linda Yang
4.4.17
Drugs

The Deeply Unchill Things That Happened When I Tried to Quit Weed

When I realized my weed use was completely out of control, I had to ask myself some hard questions. Will I ever be able to smoke again? Is life—God forbid—better sober? And what if "Shark Tank" isn't actually good?
Gabby Bess
3.7.17
Books

Spending Your Entire Life Wanting to Die

New York writer Daphne Merkin discusses her new memoir, written after six decades of enduring the unyielding hell of depression.
Gabby Bess
2.8.17