Cold water swimming: The ritual empowering people with prenatal depression
Documentary short 'Within the Water' explores how women are wading in.
We're worried about the wrong kind of 'trauma talk' online
Trauma is more widespread than people like to think. We shouldn't be surprised that more people are using the word to describe their experiences.
Crisis Text Line tried to monetize its users. Can big data ever be ethical?
The crisis intervention service had concerns about its financial future, but made a huge mistake.
Crisis Text Line ends controversial relationship with for-profit AI company
The crisis-intervention service acknowledged that users didn't want their data shared.
Wise life advice from a 5-year-old is going viral on Twitter
"Dolly on a dinosaur."
A UK bill is calling for digitally-altered photos to be labelled online
The campaign is hoping to push against "unrealistic depictions" of body types.
It's time to rethink how you speak to young people about their bodies
Sometimes you just can't "ignore it."
Why mindfulness is the most important skill of 2022
2022 will be full of uncertainty. Mindfulness can help you cope.
Why 2021 felt worse than 2020, and how to feel better in 2022
More COVID deaths, more variants, and more uncertainty — no wonder this year was less than stellar.
By Anna Iovine
Omicron messing with your mental health? Don't let the anxiety get to you.
Uncertainty can make human beings miserable. Try these coping strategies instead.
What we can all learn from 'trauma dumping' online
The act of unloading trauma online is a symptom of a much bigger problem.
The Good List review: My gratitude for this mindfulness app was short-lived
The Good List is a simple app that should've fit into my mental health routine.
By Sasha Lekach
Safe spaces for teens aren’t controversial, they’re critical. Here’s why.
Don't be fooled by the debate over safe spaces.
We can't ignore the role mental health plays in conspiracy theory beliefs
Our solutions for tackling misinformation must incorporate well-being and mental health.
7 skills to help reframe negative thoughts when social media makes you feel lousy
Yes, the algorithms need to change. In the meantime, these techniques can help stop a downward spiral.
Choose your memes carefully. They might change your mood.
Researchers are trying to understand the power memes have over people.
How virtual reality can be used to treat anxiety and PTSD
Patients can "confront the situations that cause them fear and anxiety, but in a safe and controlled environment."
What happens when people talk to their therapists about conspiracy theories? It's tricky.
Therapists have to summon the emotional generosity that most people have exhausted.
UNICEF report finds that 1 in 7 young people live with diagnosed mental health disorder
The rate of diagnosed disorders is highest in the Middle East, North Africa, North America, and Western Europe.
Facebook acknowledges Instagram's damage to teen mental health, but says there's good stuff too
The good doesn't negate the bad, but it's still there, I guess.
By Amanda Yeo
As schools reopen, trauma-informed teaching might be more important than ever
Building relationships can help kids thrive in tough times.
By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall