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Mental Health

Why are anxiety and depression rates rising? Which self-care trends are worth your time and money? Vox's coverage of mental health and wellness.

How America became a nation of gamblers

How to make school life a little less difficult for kids

Meditation is more than either stress relief or enlightenment

The vital importance of a new pill for postpartum depression

Therapy is health care. So why won’t your health insurance pay for it?

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Why you feel grouchy on super hot days

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The invisible consequences of heat on the body and mind

Anxious about climate change? You’re not alone.

The limits of therapy-speak

The largest psychedelic conference in history is surprisingly sane

A personality test can’t tell you who you are

A guide to meditation for people who think they can’t meditate

The psychedelic renaissance is at risk of missing the bigger picture

How to talk about pregnancy loss

Mental illness is not responsible for America’s guns crisis

The surgeon general says loneliness is as deadly as smoking

Nobody knows what the point of homework is

Conservatives’ war on emotions in the classroom

America’s after-school afterthought

The other long Covid: The damage done to a generation of schoolchildren

John Fetterman is openly discussing his treatment for depression. Few politicians do.

Poor countries are developing a new paradigm of mental health care. America is taking note.

How to handle an overload of grief

How to move your body when your brain won’t cooperate

This next-generation video game requires a prescription

“Scary easy. Sketchy as hell.”: How startups are pushing Adderall on TikTok

Men have fewer friends than ever, and it’s harming their health

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The introvert’s guide to actually enjoying a party

It’s all about managing your social battery.

It’s okay to be envious. It can even be a good thing.

Self-compassion makes you a better person. Here’s how to practice it.

3 takeaways from Texas’s investigation of the Uvalde school shooting

How to help your teen think critically in a confusing world

The Aftermath

Are active shooter drills worth it?

Australia confiscated 650,000 guns. Murders and suicides plummeted.

Biden threatens Big Tech over its “national experiment” on children

Bipolar disorder is complicated. So is how we talk about Ye.

They save skiers and hikers in the wilderness. Here’s how they think about resilience.

Search-and-rescue responders have powerful new ways of recovering from trauma.

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How trauma became the word of the decade

The very real psychiatric term has become so omnipresent in pop culture that some experts worry it’s losing its meaning.

How to spot the signs of long Covid — and what to do next

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