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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.

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

Diet messaging is everywhere right now. Here’s how to tune it out.

22 things we think will happen in 2022

Why more psychiatrists think mindfulness can help treat ADHD

Bonsai and the delicate art of feeling better

The past, present, and future of body image in America

Startups are betting on a psychedelic gold rush

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.