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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.

The pandemic has created a nation of insomniacs

America’s mental health moment is finally here

“You can’t get away from the idea that you’re just lucky to be alive”

Pandemic survivor guilt may be pervasive, but it’s hard to detect, leaving many struggling in silence.

College students needed spring break for their mental health. Covid-19 took that away.

How Meghan Markle’s openness about her suicidal thoughts could help others

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Crowds might be anxiety-inducing after Covid-19. Here’s how to manage it.

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What you’re feeling is grief

How to make this winter not totally suck, according to psychologists

“People are not okay”: The mental health impact of the Trump era

The Lost Year: A quiet year, alone in one’s head

Anxiety and depression are following a remarkably similar curve to Covid-19 cases

The case for funding psychedelics to treat mental health

The pandemic forced mental health care to change for the better

Calling the cops on someone with mental illness can go terribly wrong. Here’s a better idea.

9 podcasts that can help soothe your coronavirus anxiety

A sleep expert has some tips for your quarantine insomnia

Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on America’s loneliness epidemic 

It’s okay to be doing okay during the pandemic

My PTSD can be a weight. But in this pandemic, it feels like a superpower.

Coronavirus is causing a mental health crisis. Here’s how to fight it.

The unexpected benefits of being weird

Feeling anxious about coronavirus? There’s an app for that.

I have OCD. Here’s how I’m dealing with coronavirus fears.

How researchers are using Reddit and Twitter data to forecast suicide rates

What is going on with America’s boys?

When Pinterest users started searching for vaccines, CEO Ben Silbermann pulled all medical information from the platform

Perfectionism is killing us

Good mental health isn’t about being happy all the time

Teens are increasingly depressed, anxious, and suicidal. How can we help?

Marianne Williamson isn’t funny. She’s scary.

The science of regrettable decisions

My great-grandmother’s struggle with mental illness — and the therapy that saved her life

Why it’s so hard to prove that 13 Reasons Why caused an increase in suicide

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The extraordinary therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs, explained

I spent months talking to psychedelic guides and researchers. Here’s what I learned.

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“I tried ketamine to treat my depression. Within a day, I felt relief.”

Income inequality is changing how we think, live, and die

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We need new ways of treating depression

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Anthony Bourdain dead at 61: reflections on his legacy

A worried mom wanted the police to take her mentally ill son to the hospital. They shot him.

The disturbing history of Dr. Asperger and the movement to reframe the syndrome