depression

Culture

So you’re thinking of starting antidepressants?

“I used to think it was cheating, now I know it’s just evening out the playing field in my brain.”
Jenna Mahale
9.4.20
Culture

Psilocybin of the times: how shrooms became a salve for our current moment

Amidst a global pandemic and a summer of protest, the American people are definitely tripping.
Carolyn Bernucca
8.12.20
Think Pieces

Why are we so afraid of being lonely?

Studies have found Gen Z to be the loneliest generation yet, with social media to blame. We asked some experts how, why and what can be done about it.
Alyson Zetta Williams
2.26.20
News

a recent study links air pollution and mental illness

Depression and bipolar disorder were found to be more common in major cities.
Nicole DeMarco
8.23.19
Culture

the scientific reason why 'depression watching' is so comforting

There's a quiet solace in binge-watching your favourite series alone.
Jenna Mahale
7.29.19
News

here's more proof that social media is hurting young people's mental health

A new study suggests that each hour of screen time increases the severity of depressive symptoms in teens.
Nicole DeMarco
7.17.19
News

a new study finds shrooms boost creativity for up to a week

The magical fungus is considered the "safest drug" and can also improve empathy.
Nicole DeMarco
3.8.19
News

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
1.2.19
lifestyle

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
1.2.19
News

everyone is lonely, survey says

Over 75 percent of adults will experience moderate to severe loneliness throughout their life, but especially during these three age periods.
Nicole DeMarco
12.21.18
mental health

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

How to tell if your perpetual gloom and existential crisis needs delivery, or a doctor.
Kate Lucey
12.19.18
News

most lgbtq people experience anxiety and depression, a study finds

One in eight have attempted suicide.
Nicole DeMarco
11.9.18
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