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Take Care
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Essays
Essays

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
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
LGBT
LGBT

Trans Teen Takes Her Own Life Weeks After Giving Moving Speech on Acceptance

Shortly after coming out as transgender in a moving speech to her classmates, 18-year-old CarlEmilia worth died by suicide. Despite the staggering rates of suicide in the trans community, hope remains for trans youth in crisis.
Diana Tourjée
2.7.17