adut akech opens up about her experiences of depression on instagram

The i-D cover star wants to help break down the stigma around mental health with a New Year message posted to her account.
Roisin Lanigan
mental health

we all know social media can seriously harm your mental health, so what now?

Despite the detrimental effects of social media, we’re still completely hooked. Refinery29 Editor at Large Sarah Raphael shares her tips on how to use it safely.
Sarah Raphael
mental health

do you have seasonal sadness, or are you actually depressed?

How to tell if your perpetual gloom and existential crisis needs a Deliveroo, or a doctor.
Kate Lucey

most lgbtq people experience anxiety and depression, a study finds

One in eight have attempted suicide.
Nicole DeMarco
Think Pieces

what it means if you hate having your picture taken

For those of us who prefer not to be the focus of attention, it used to be so much easier to hide.
Christian Jarrett

this publication hopes to end the stigma around men’s mental health

'HIM + HIS' is an anthology of visual and written contributions exploring the strengths and weaknesses of men and mental health.
Steve Salter
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why this tweet about mental health services went viral

Going to A&E in the midst of a mental health crisis, writer Emily Reynolds was turned away with nothing more than a pamphlet. When she tweeted about the absurdly inadequate treatment, the response from others about similar experiences was overwhelming.
Emily Reynolds
Think Pieces

How to Stop Instagram from Ruining Your Holiday

The constant photo pressure, comparing yourself to others, FOMO even while you're supposed to having fun… here’s how to actually enjoy your hol.
Emily Goddard

selena gomez suffered depression following her kidney transplant

Selena’s friend, kidney donor and actress Francia Raisa, has said it was “very hard” for both of them.
Georgie Wright

“i remember when channel u was popping" – meet rising teenage rapper mike

The Earl Sweatshirt-approved 19-year-old talks Biggie, community and the stigma busting power of hip-hop.
Matthew Whitehouse

social media is helping us talk about mental health, says study

77% said of young people say it's easier to find personal stories and advice online than in-person.
Hannah Ongley
mental health

ex-model kimbra audrey uses photography to cope with her depression

The model-turned-photographer opens up in a piece for i-D about how she uses self-portraiture to explore her issues with mental health.
Kimbra Audrey