mental health

Think Pieces

why dry january won't solve our problem with binge drinking

Now the festivities are over the #newyearnewme bandwagon is here with over 4 million of us committing to a sober January. But what good does it do when we get back on the booze, making up for lost time as soon as it ends?
Lily Rose Thomas
an hour ago
News

excessive social media use is like drug addiction, says new study

Scrolling through Instagram for hours could have a worse effect on your brain than you might think.
Roisin Lanigan
1.11.19
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
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
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
Culture

what ‘cowboy bebop’ can teach us about friendship and loneliness

20 years after its release, Shinichiro Watanabe’s critically-acclaimed series remains a landmark in anime.
Gunseli Yalcinkaya
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
12.21.18
Music

sega bodega’s guide to self care

Having released an EP on the subject, the boundary-pushing London producer shares his tips for making it down the rocky road to not feeling so terrible anymore.
Sega Bodega
12.13.18
News

'13 reasons why' may increase teen suicide rates, study shows

Of those surveyed, 49% said it heightened their suicide risk.
Nicole DeMarco
11.21.18
Photography

this naked paint party celebrates trans and gnc bodies

"You can’t tell how healing it can be to admit you have dysphoria in a certain part of your body and have someone draw something fun on it like a flower or a wave."
Sara Radin
11.15.18
Music

surfbort's dani miller is the friendly, burrito-puking queen of punk

Surfbort's wild new video is also deeply personal, alluding to Miller’s own struggles with addiction and mental health.
Georgia Graham
11.12.18
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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